Sony Launches Probe Into Cybercrime Group's Claims of Massive Compromise
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Sony has launched an investigation after the RansomedVC cybercrime group claimed to have compromised the company’s systems, offering to sell stolen data.
The probe was launched after RansomedVC listed Sony on its Tor-b sed website, claiming to have compromised all Sony systems. “We won’t ransom them,” the hackers said. “We will sell the data due to Sony not wanting to pay. Data is for sale.”
The cybercriminals have provided several files to demonstrate their claims, including some Java files and screenshots showing access to source code and applications associated with Sony’s Creators Cloud media production solution.
One leaked file, a PowerPoint slideshow, is marked ‘confidential’ and appears to be from Sony’s quality department, but it’s dated 2017.
Most of the leaked files seem to originate from servers associated with …