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Sony is investigating claims on the dark web that it has been hacked.

The tech and music giant is looking into allegations that its data is for sale after it refused to pay a ransom.

It’s unclear what data the hackers claim to have and what arms of the business it may affect.

Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) offices in Silicon Valley; SIE Inc, part of Sony Corporation, handles the  hardware and software development of the Playstation
Sony is investigating claims it has been hacked. (Getty)

Ransomware group claimed in a dark web post that it had compromised “all of Sony systems”.

“We won’t ransom them! We will sell the data due to Sony not wanting to pay,” the post said.

The post showed a “post date” of September 28 but didn’t list a price for the alleged hacked data.

It is unclear how long the post has been on the dark web. said it offers a “secure solution for addressing data security vulnerabilities within companies”.

“As penetration testers, we seek compensation for our professional services.”

The alleged hacker also said in the post that its operations are conducted in “strict compliance with General Data Protection Regulation and Data Privacy Laws”.

Shoppers who applied for a credit card from Coles may have been caught up in a large scale hack.
The details were posted on the dark web. (9News)

Artists contracted to Sony include Beyonce, Adele, Bob Dylan and Calvin Harris.

Sony also has its technology arm producing gaming devices like the Playstation, cameras, headphones and more.

Sony has said it can’t comment further at this stage.

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