As the details of what is being dubbed as one of the biggest data breaches to date is gradually unfolding, the taunting message that the unknown hackers left on a file that Sony recovered seems to come straight out of a movie scene. The message reads, “We are Legion.”
The Wall Street Journal notes that the tagline is known to be affiliated with the group known as Anonymous, Internet vigilantes that have created trouble for Sony in the past. Though many fingers are pointing to Anonymous for the breach, there’s no evidence leading investigators to them, and the group denies any involvement.
“Whether those who participated in the denial-of-services attacks were conspirators or whether they were simply duped into providing cover for a very clever thief, we may never know,” Sony says. Read more from The Wall Street Journal.