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Hackers Tried to Extort Sony With Email Before Massive Data Breach

  • USA Today, Tuesday, December 9, 2014 4:20 PM
Hackers reportedly sent Sony executives an extortion email just days before breaking into the company's network and stealing private files. The threatened that a hack was looming which would cause "great damage" if "monetary compensation" was not exchanged. The email was sent to a few top Sony executives, including Michael Lynton and Amy Pascal, the co-CEOs of Sony Pictures. 

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