There was a confidence crack during HBO reported on Aug 8. 2017. The crack led to a avowal of personal phone series and email addressed of all deteriorate 7 actors.
The hacker penetrated a HBO database and stole 1.5 terabytes of data. This includes a book for arriving Game of Thrones episodes and dual unreleased episodes, technical papers detailing HBO’s inner network, and director passwords. The information also consisted of one month of work emails from a clamp boss of programming, Leslie Cohen.
According to The Verge, a hacker had expelled a sum of 3.4GB of data. They are requesting that HBO compensate a release to forestall and serve leaks.
HBO has pronounced that they are reviewing all a information that has been leaked as a partial of an ongoing debate investigation.
Jeff, HBO’s spokesperson, told WIRE, ” The examination of a information has not given us a reason to trust that a email complement as a whole has been compromised.”
The hacker expelled a information online to thousands of people.
Assuming that HBO’s email systems have not been entirely accessed afterwards it will free a association an ungainly repeat of a Sony Pictures incident. Hackers pennyless into Sony Pictures in 2014. Their leaked emails did a many repairs to a company.
It is doubtful that a hacker performed of tangible Game of Throne episodes. On a other hand, there have been threats that there will be some-more leaks. Fortunately, there have usually been leaks of Game of Throne scripts.
Unfortunately, a hackers have not been held yet.
Written by Breanna Harris
Edited by Cathy Milne
The Verge: HBO hackers trickle Game of Thrones stars’ phone numbers and addresses
BBC NEWS: Game of Thrones hackers direct ransom
THE WASHINGTON POST: Hackers post stolen HBO ‘Game of Thrones’ scripts online, direct Bitcoin ransom
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