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Sony hackers reveal Seth Rogen's pay

Sony more convinced than ever that it's the North Koreans.

By Mary Papenfuss
Sony hackers reveal Seth Rogen's pay
Actor Seth Rogen co-wrote, directed and stars in "The Interview," an upcoming Sony Pictures comedy about a plot to assassinate Kim Jong Un, which investigators believe may have triggered an attack by North Korean hackers. UPI/Jim Ruymen | License Photo

CULVER CITY, Calif., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- The crew that hacked into the company computers of Sony Pictures keeps leaking information, which now includes Seth Rogen's salary for his new film: a hefty $8.4 million.

The breach also exposed a credit card number of studio head Michael Lynton. Lynton and co-chair Amy Pascal each earn $3 million a year, according to leaked information.

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Sony is becoming more convinced that North Korean hackers are responsible for the attack, which officials believe was launched in retaliation for the upcoming Rogen comedy, "The Interview," about a plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

The attack was similar to one used last year to attack South Korean television stations and ATMs, indicating there's a link to the North Korea government.

The hackers last week shut down the company's computers network, and made available five yet-to-be released Sony films on the Internet for free, including Brad Pitt's war flick "Fury."

In a strange twist the hackers also obtained 2005 pay information on more than 31,000 employees of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd., according to Fusion.net, which included data indicating high-paid men far outnumber women. Experts aren't unsure how hackers accessed the information from the Sony network, which isn't part of the Deloitte system.

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The mighty attack not only stole voluminous insider information, but also used wiper viruses to erase data and stagger a system to such a degree that Sony couldn't conduct business.

Rogen co-wrote, directed and stars in "The Interview." Budget details for "The Interview," which opens in U.S. theaters Christmas Day, were among hundreds of files released by the hackers.

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