The 25 Biggest Tech Fails of 2012

12. Sony Has Michael Jackson's Entire Back Catalog Stolen by Hackers

Date: 3/5/2012

Remember back 2011 when hacker groups Anonymous and LulzSec hacked Sony's PlayStation Network and stole personal information for 77 million subscribers? Something else happened during that digital raid that no one knew or spoke about. Two hackers broke into Sony's systems and instead of messing with gamers, decided to steal one of the holy grails of modern music: Michael Jackson's entire catalog. Sony purchased the catalog, which includes several never released records, from the Jackson estate in 2010 for $200 million. While two men were arrested, the damage was done. Somewhere out there is the King of Pop's entire catalog of recorded music.

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