Sony Hack Uncovered forty seven,000 Social Safety Numbers, Safety Agency Says

The current hack of Sony Footage Leisure revealed greater than forty seven,000 Social Safety numbers, a safety agency says, and a few of them might belong to Hollywood celebrities. These SSNs appeared 1.1 million occasions within the 601 information posted by hackers, knowledge safety agency Id Finder stated Friday in a publish on its web site. A separate evaluation by the Wall Road Journal named actor Sylvester Stallone and director Judd Apatow among the many celebrities uncovered. NBC Information reached out to Sony Footage for remark however the firm didn’t reply.

This information comes after 5 upcoming Sony Footage releases, together with "Annie" and "The Interview," have been reported to have been leaked onto the Web final week by hackers calling themselves the "Guardians of Peace" (GOP). U.S. officers are investigating a potential hyperlink between GOP and the North Korean authorities, however no connection has been confirmed. "Probably the most regarding discovering in our evaluation is the sheer variety of duplicate copies of Social Safety numbers that existed contained in the information," wrote Id Finder CEO Todd Feinman. The hack additionally reportedly revealed info just like the salaries, start dates, e-mail addresses and extra.

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— Keith Wagstaff
First revealed December 5 2014, 2:18 PM