Sony Pictures, the entertainment division of Japanese media conglomerate Sony has had two major blows in less than a week. Last week, all the computers at the Sony Pictures division were hacked, and late last night, screener copies of several of its upcoming movies leaked on torrent sites. There have been several developments in this hacking incident, and it could get a bit overwhelming to keep a track of everything. Here s a timeline of all that has happened since the news of hacking got out.
Movie screeners of the recently released Fury and four other movies that are yet to hit the big screen have leaked onto torrent sites post the Sony Pictures hack last week. Copies of Fury, Annie, Mr. Tuner, Still Alice, as well as To Write Love on Her Arms leaked on the torrent sites shortly after last week s hack attack, TorrentFreak reports.
Employees working at Sony Pictures were sent home earlier this morning when the company realized that all of its computers were compromised by a group of hackers calling themselves #GOP, The Next Web reports.
The upcoming movie about the the co-founder of Apple, Steve Jobs, is expected to be one of the most anticipated biopics in recent memory, but the production's future is unknown as Sony Pictures have decided to pull out.