The FBI Warns That The Sony Hackers Have Returned And Could Hack More Companies
Vince Bucci/Getty ImagesGuardians Of Peace, the hacker group that attacked Sony Pictures, has resurfaced, reportedly threatening a news organisation.
The Intercept has published an FBI bulletin that claims the Guardians of Peace have found a new target, and may go on to attack other companies "in the near future."
FBI bulletins are sent out to warn companies about possible threats that they could face. The bulletin publishes by The Intercept doesn't actually name Sony, instead assigning it a codeword. But the bulletin does make it clear that the hackers have moved on to threaten a news organisation.The last we heard from the hackers was on December 20 when they posted a message on PasteBin mocking the FBI's investigation, branding the agency "idiots" in a YouTube video.
The FBI referenced the "idiot" post, but the Dec. 24 bulletin also says that the hackers have posted further threats targeted at a news organisation.