Sony Hack is a Nightmare: 47,000 Social Security Numbers Leaked

(Courtesy of Sony Pictures Entertainment)
(Courtesy of Sony Pictures Entertainment)

As fallout from the cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment continues to grow, it now appears that the leaked files include the Social Security numbers of more than 47,000 current and former employees, including celebrities like Sylvester Stallone, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Other names whose personal information has shown up in the files include director Judd Apatow and actress Rebel Wilson.

The Journal said that the data-security firm Identity Finder LLC analyzed 33,000 of the SPE documents and found personal information, salaries and home addresses for individuals who worked at Sony Pictures as far back as 2000.

A group calling itself Guardians of Peace has taken credit for the cyber attack, which first hit the studio on Nov. 24.

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SOURCE: Gregg Kilday 
The Hollywood Reporter

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