Hackers Hit HBO Hard Come Threaten To Release Upcoming Episodes of #GameOfThrones Season 7

Barely 24 hours after US cable network HBO release the third episode of season 7 of him hit series, Game of Thrones, them don experience major setback.

According to Entertainment Weekly, HBO na the latest production giant to experience cyber attack and the hackers don already release data for other shows wey include Baller and Room 104, come dey threaten to leak more.

The hackers don contact reporters via email on Sunday evening come dey say:

“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.

According to a company statement, HBO, said it;

“recently experienced a cyber-incident, which resulted in the compromise of proprietary information.”

“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,” the statement add join.

HBO Chairman Richard Plepler don describe the attack as “disruptive, unsettling, and disturbing”.

“As most of you have probably heard by now, there has been a cyber incident directed at the company which has resulted in some stolen proprietary information, including some of our programming.
 
Any intrusion of this nature is obviously disruptive, unsettling, and disturbing for all of us. I can assure you that senior leadership and our extraordinary technology team, along with outside experts, are working round the clock to protect our collective interests.

The problem before us is unfortunately all too familiar in the world we now find ourselves a part of. As has been the case with any challenge we have ever faced, I have absolutely no doubt that we will navigate our way through this successfully,” This na wetin Plepler talk.

Reports say the amount of data wey dey miss na about 1.5 terabytes.

The hackers also according to report also obtain written material of the next episode (S7E4) of the hit series.

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