Upcoming Episodes of Game of Thrones Leaked, HBO Hacked!
It ain’t a good day for Game of Thrones loyalists who have been eagerly waiting for the upcoming chapter of the fantasy drama saga. As per latest new reports, HBO’s network has been hit by a majorly devastating cyber-attack. Hackers claim to have leaked couple of upcoming episodes and scripts of the famous Game of Thrones series. HBO is the official destination for the fantasy drama series. On the unfortunate occasion, HBO’s Chief Executive, Richard Piepler, expressed that the incident is disruptive, unsettling, and disturbing.
In an official statement, he further revealed that the hack has resulted in some stolen proprietary information, including some of their programming. According to report the hackers have managed to get their hands on a data chunk equal to 1.5 TB that included sensitive and unspecified content from the Game of Thrones series.
The damage doesn’t stop here! As a result of the hack, clippings of the leaked video have been released online through various web portals.
It is said that following the hack, the hackers sent an anonymous email was sent to many reporters and it read
“Hi to all mankind. The greatest leak of cyber space era is happening. What’s its name? Oh I forget to tell. Its HBO and Game of Thrones……!!!!!! You are lucky to be the first pioneers to witness and download the leak. Enjoy it & spread the words. Whoever spreads well, we will have an interview with him. HBO is falling.”
Well, the investigation has begun and the company is going full throttle in order to get the mess sorted. The investigation is led by Law enforcers and Cyber Security experts. This is not the first time when such an incident has happened with GoT. Previously, the first four episodes of the 5th season were leaked online a day before its official release.