Game of Thrones is one of the very most popular American tv shows, which also airs in India on Hotstar, Superstar World and Superstar HD every Monday. While we await the fourth episode of the latest season (season 7) of GOT ‘The Spoils of War’, the event has been leaked three days and nights before its Television set debut and now, the hackers, who have also leaked other episodes of HBO shows besides GOT, have finally threatened release a more shows on August 6.
Reportedly, the hacker group has written, within an automated email reply to Variety.com, that it will leak the shows gradually every week. The concept also read that another tv show will be released this Weekend at 12 GMT (5 pm IST).
Altaf Halde, MD, Kaspersky Lab, termed the event to be always a new happening. He advised IANS, “The HBO attack was relatively a fresh phenomenon. At first and throughout the ’90s and early on 2000s, most hackers meant generally on vandalism problems rather than for making money. But as time passes, it became clear that cyber attacks could bring with them serious money.”
He further added, “The value of such a cyber hack is completely dependent on how much attention it can bring. Hacking into HBO and stealing Game of Thrones piggybacks using one of the most active talking things on earth. Entertainment companies are like government authorities and hacking groups for the reason that their intellectual property is of interest to everyone.”
Meanwhile, Richard Plepler, President and CEO, HBO, commented on whether or not the personal data has been seen by the hackers. He said, “At the moment, we do not think that our email system as a whole has been jeopardized but the forensic review is ongoing.”
Apparently, the hacker group experienced released HBO data of just one 1.5 TB which include the script of the fifth episode of Game of Thrones and also unreleased episodes of two other implies that airs on HBO – Ballers and Room 104. Post this, the route started an investigation on this subject.
The entertainment industry has been the victim of against the law hacking and piracy since quite a while now. We know that the links, that are through to the torrent sites, are doing the rounds on various interpersonal media systems and if you are a pass away hard lover of GOT, you are one of these to have received the link on your Whatsapp or Facebook. While we’re able to do nothing at all about illegitimate hacking, we can avoid installing the pirated event published on the internet and hold out till it is shown officially, is minimal we’re able to do. What do you consider? Post your thoughts in the comment section below. Watch this space for new updates