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Online hacker group issue threat against ABC television network

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Online hacker group ‘The Dark Overlord’ has issued a threat against ABC television network via Twitter stating that they may release the broadcaster’s TV show ‘Orange is the New Black’ online and demanded a ransom for an unknown amount.

“American Broadcasting Company may be up next, ladies and gentlemen,” the hacker group tweeted.

The hacker group allegedly uploaded the first episode to an illegal file-sharing service.

It has been reported that the hacker group caught the attention of investigators last year when they advertised hundreds of thousands of alleged records from US healthcare organizations and demanded a ransom.

Disney, owner of ABC Television Group, had recently received a hacking threat, demanding ransom for stolen movie.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation said that is is investigating.