Game Of Pwns: Hackers Pwn HBO

Hackers are clearly fans of HBO as EW is reporting that HBO has been pwned by hackers and info related to the network has been leaked:

“HBO recently experienced a cyber incident, which resulted in the compromise of proprietary information,” the network confirmed in a statement. “We immediately began investigating the incident and are working with law enforcement and outside cybersecurity firms. Data protection is a top priority at HBO, and we take seriously our responsibility to protect the data we hold.”

Hackers claimed to have obtained 1.5 terabytes of data from the company. So far, an upcoming episode of Ballers and Room 104 have apparently been put online. There is also written material that’s allegedly from next week’s fourth episode of Game of Thrones. More is promised to be “coming soon.” 

I guess that winter has come for HBO.

It appears that the hackers are looking for fame and not fortune. At least for now because no ransom demand has been made. But this is part of a trend of movie and TV studios and networks being pwned by hackers to leak content. After all, content is king.

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One Response to “Game Of Pwns: Hackers Pwn HBO”

  1. […] seems that HBO has a new problem which comes hot off the heels of getting pwned earlier this week by hackers. The upcoming episode of Game Of Thrones has been leaked. It’s apparently a low […]

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