The Sony Pictures hack that has sent the Hollywood mega-studio into chaos is spreading far beyond the film industry, as hackers appear to have released documents containing detailed salary information for more than 30,000 employees of Deloitte, the New York-based auditing and professional services firm.
Along with the files smuggled out of Sony Pictures this week, we also discovered a cache of documents apparently relating to internal personnel matters at Deloitte. This appears to be an accident of circumstance. The files appear to come from a single target’s computer. While this person appears to be currently employed in human resources at Sony Pictures, the employee had previously worked at Deloitte, and had saved some files. These were exfiltrated with the other documents by the alleged hackers, who call themselves Guardians of Peace.
Included among the Deloitte files is a spreadsheet containing the 2005 salary information for 31,124 U.S. Deloitte employees. The same spreadsheet also contains…
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