Hackers Stole 'Thousands of Internal Documents — HBO Security Contractor


HBO has confirmed that proprietary information, including some of its programming, was stolen during the cyberattack.

Only 300 megabytes have been leaked thus far, so if the claim that 1.5 terabytes has been stolen is true, there is much more to come.

The hack is certainly a serious blow for HBO and the cast and crew of the affected shows, but the leaks will also affect fans. The culprits obtained 1.5 terabytes of data, which includes upcoming episodes from Ballers and Room 104 and the script for next week's episode of Game of Thrones, all of which have been leaked online.

HBO boss Richard Plepler assured his staff on Wednesday that, "At this time, we do not believe that our e-mail system as a whole has been compromised" - if that is any assurance whatsoever. The greatest leak of cyber space era is happening. An HBO spokesperson declined to comment on the take-down notice and the nature of any files stolen by the hackers when contacted by Variety Wednesday "due to an ongoing investigation".

The company says that it is working with law enforcement and cybersecurity firms. You are lucky to be the first pioneers to witness and download the leak.

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The most devastating example of a Hollywood cyberbreach remains the 2014 attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment that was blamed on North Korea.

In early May, a hacker released 10 episodes of the Netflix television show "Orange Is the New Black", following a monthslong extortion attempt directed at Larsen Studios, a postproduction company that was working on the show.

The hackers that broke into HBO's systems have apparently gained access to much more than a few pieces of content, according to reports.

USA TODAY can not confirm what video was leaked and will not reveal the spoilers contained within the outlines, but the events described in the Episode 4 outline (dated April 2016) do fit with the outcome of Episode 3 and the timeline of Season 7 in general. Typically, the entertainment media sees episodes before they air, but the current "Game of Thrones" series was kept under wraps until its new season officially began last month.