Has Pirates been pirated? Hackers threaten to release stolen upcoming Disney blockbuster unless studio pays massive ransom
Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger said in a meeting on Monday that an upcoming Disney movie is being held for ransom
Iger said hackers had stolen the film and are demanding to be paid in Bitcoin
While he did not say which film it was, Deadline reported that it’s ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’
The newest ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movie is set to open in theaters on May 26
Disney is currently working with federal investigators and has said it will not pay the ransom.