Hackers Believed To Have Stolen 50,000 Michael Jackson Tracks
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Sony has been hit with a major security breach. Hackers allegedly have downloaded over 50,000 tracks from Michael Jackson’s entire catalog. Many of these songs have not been released and Sony purchased them from the Jackson estate for $250 million last year.
“The attack was discovered weeks after hackers targeted Sony’s PlayStation Network in April, but was only confirmed by a Sony Music representative on Saturday,” reported the UK’s Daily Star. “Record bosses only discovered the theft of 50,000 music files when a worker saw Jackson fans chatting about it on forums.” The attack appeared to have happened last spring around the same time that the Sony PlayStation Network was hacked.