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HBO confirms cyberattack, hackers threaten to leak GoT

In an email to journalists, the hacker or hackers claimed to have obtained 1.5 TB of data from HBO

Daniel Victor | NYT 

HBO has confirmed that the network had been the target of a cyberattack, as an anonymous hacker boasted about leaking full episodes of upcoming shows along with written material from next week’s episode of Game of Thrones. In an email to journalists, the hacker or hackers claimed to have obtained 1.5 terabytes of data from HBO, according to Entertainment Weekly, which broke the news. Unaired episodes of “Ballers” and “Room 104” may have been published online, and the hacker vowed more would be “coming soon,” the magazine ...

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First Published: Wed, August 02 2017. 02:44 IST
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