Sony Pictures Pay up after Employees’ Personal Data is Lost

Sony Pictures is going to have to cough up a pretty penny, having agreed to fork over up to $8 million to settle a class-action lawsuit from employees in 2014, after the major hacking attack from North Korea put their personal identity at risk, the 8 million is going to be divided amongst employs and lawyers, where 3.5 million is going to the lawyers.

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The hacking included identity thefts as well as personal and other information of the employees. The hacking was done in retaliation to the movie The Interview. A judge will check out the deal to make sure it’s fair to all involved.