Ahoy! Hand over me Bitcoins

Ahoy! Hand over me Bitcoins, by Ben Fritz.

A hacker or hackers claim to have stolen an unreleased film from Walt Disney Co and threatened to release it online unless the company pays a ransom, Chief Executive Robert Iger told employees. …

Mr Iger said Disney wouldn’t pay the ransom, [which] was supposed to be delivered in bitcoin …

He didn’t disclose what the movie was … The only two titles on Disney’s summer release slate are Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (filmed on the Gold Coast in Queensland) and Cars 3. …

The hackers have threatened to first release five minutes of the movie and then more in 20-minute chunks

hat-tip Stephen Neil