LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has approved a multimillion dollar settlement in a class-action lawsuit filed by former Sony Pictures Entertainment employees whose private information was stolen in a massive data breach.READ MORE: Situation At Matheson Hammock Park In Miami-Dade Heats Up
The U.S. government blamed the hack on North Korea.
U.S. District Judge R. Gary Klausner ruled Wednesday on the agreement that gives roughly 437,000 people impacted by the breach identity theft protection through 2017.READ MORE: Hollywood PD Confirms Body Found In Burning Car Now A Homicide Investigation
Highly sensitive personal information about current and former Sony Entertainment employees was stolen and posted online in the 2014 hack.
An exact value of the settlement is not yet available.
Hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace broke into company computers and released thousands of emails, documents and sensitive personal information.MORE NEWS: South Dade NAACP President Dwight Bullard Says Derek Chauvin Being Found Guilty ‘A Glimmer Of Hope’ But Fight Isn’t Over
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