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Disney’s Bob Iger says the film hack threat was a hoax

You may remember Disney’s boss revealing that hackers had threatened to leak one of the studio’s new films unless it paid a ransom.

Bob Iger didn’t name the film, but it was thought to be Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.

But now Iger has told Yahoo Finance: “To our knowledge we were not hacked.”

“We decided to take [the threat] seriously but not react in the manner in which the person who was threatening us had required.

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