Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Firm Victimized In Netflix Hack Details Breach
The Los Angeles area studio, Larsen Studios which is at the center of the unauthorized release of episodes of Orange Is The New Black, has detailed how an old version of Windows as behind a massive breach of its network. In an in depth interview with Variety, the company said that--despite paying a Bitcoin ransom worth $50,000 to those hackers--those hackers released 10 episodes of the Netflix series online. The hackers also apparently got away with other content from Netflix, ABC, CBS and Disney. The story is a cautionary tale for many, "mom and pop" service providers to Hollywood.