The Twitter represent the organization’s music branch tweeted on Monday morning that pop star Britney Spears had passed on at age 35, however the message was “mistakenly” shared, and her rep told CNN. Nobel Prize champ Bob Dylan retweeted one of the messages furthermore included his own tweet, “Rest in peace @britneyspears.” It is vague if Dylan was likewise hacked, yet the tweet was erased soon after it was posted.
Lances’ rep told CNN that the “Lethal” artist is “perfectly healthy.” A rep for Sony allegedly said “no remark” to the news organize. “It shows up @SonyMusicGlobal mistakenly tweeted her demise,” CNN news editorial manager AnneClaire Stapleton tweeted. “There have been a couple Internet comedians throughout the years who have made comparable claims about her passing, yet never from the authority Sony Music Twitter record,” Spears’ rep told CNN.
Around an hour later, a mechanized message from OurMine security tweeted that surprising action was distinguished on Sony Music’s record. Sony Music then tweeted, “we saw another IP signed into the record a couple of minutes prior and the tweet is posted by another IP so @britneyspears is still alive #OurMine.” The record additionally distributed a screengrab of the IP login data to facilitate the point that it was hacked before erasing all the late messages posted on Monday.
Sony Pictures, the organization’s film studio, was broadly hacked in November of 2014, when individual data about Sony workers and their families, and also compensations of performing artists and on-screen characters included in its movies, was made open. A rep for Sony did not instantly react for a Daily News ask for input. The Sony Music workplaces are shut until Jan. 3 for the occasions.