Criminals threaten Sony employees and their families in threatening mail




Sony employees Friday threatening emails received from criminals who were guilty of the massive hack that the company recently struck. In writing the malicious emails that not only the employees but also their families are in danger.

The criminals warn them employees and their families hurt if they do not meet requirements, but it is not known what they are. “What we have done is only a small part of our further plan” includes, threaten them in the mail, which was prepared with broken English and also misspellings. The criminals call themselves “Guardians of Peace.”

Sony takes the threat seriously and announces to cooperate with the investigative agencies to punish the perpetrators, writes The New York Times. In addition, the FBI says in a statement that the service of the mail knows. According to the department, the recent events at Sony that cyber criminals can inflict a lot of damage.

The extensive hacking at Sony came to light last week. When it appeared that systems from Sony Pictures, a branch of Sony that makes films and TV series, would be cracked. Desktops staff would thus become unusable worldwide. The attackers were possible help from the inside and put only a torrent on the Internet which business documents were recorded. Friday appeared again a torrent online including salary and insurance information of Sony employees.

Sony reported to cooperate with the well-known American security company FireEye to investigate the cracking. This happened after five new films from Sony, which ran in cinemas, on the Internet appeared . The films emerged online after the hack, but it’s still not clear that to make the two cases something together.

According to The New York Times know Sony and the FBI yet who is behind the attack. The paper is based on sources within the investigation, who do not want to disclose their identity. There are multiple theories about who was behind the hack is. One is that North Korea was behind the attack to the Sony film The Interview, a comedy that the regime of Kim Jong-un to take the grain. North Korea claims to see the film as an “act of war”.


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