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HBO has been hacked, and a 'Game of Thrones' script may have been stolen - Business Insider

Entertainment Weekly reports that hackers claim they took 1.5 terabytes of data from the pay-cable channel and that they put upcoming episodes of "Ballers" and "Room 104" online. But the big find would be a script from the fourth episode of "Game of ...and more »

Game of Thrones boom: Ratings hit 30 million viewers - EW.com

HBO might be under siege by hackers leaking content and Twitter activists protesting Confederate, but there's one area that's still an unmitigated success for the network: Game of Thrones ratings. The recent season 7 premiere, “Dragonstone,” is about ...and more »

Fears for Game of Thrones script as HBO hacked - The Drum

HBO, the American satellite and television network, has admitted to being the victim of hackers who are alleged to have run off with yet to be broadcast material; including an as yet unaired script for its flagship series 'Game of Thrones'. While HBO ...and more »

Why HBO's Planned 'Confederate' Series Alarms Some Historians - History

Shortly after Inglorious Bastards—Quentin Tarantino's alternate history of World War II—debuted in 2009, New Yorker writer Jelani Cobb found himself in Moscow. There, a Russian friend asked what he'd thought of the film, and Cobb replied that he ...and more »

Westeros is under attack (from hackers, not White Walkers) - Quartz

While the war over the Iron Throne ramps up on Game of Thrones, HBO is busy defending the Seven Kingdoms from online pirates. In the latest battle, hackers claim to have breached the US cable channel's security, stolen, and then published an apparent ...and more »

HBO confirms hack that reportedly included script to upcoming GoT episode - Ars Technica

HBO said it was the victim of a hack that may have leaked as much as 1.5 terabytes of show data, including a script to an upcoming episode of Game of Thrones. "HBO recently experienced a cyber incident, which resulted in the compromise of proprietary ...and more »

HBO is latest hacking victim - CNNMoney

In an email sent to employees on Monday and shared with CNN Tech, chairman and CEO Richard Plepler said a cyber intrusion resulted in "some stolen proprietary information, including some of our programming." "Any intrusion of this nature is obviously ...and more »

Hack Brief: HBO Shows and a Game of Thrones Script Land Online - WIRED

This weekend, the same email landed in the inboxes of an untold number of entertainment journalists. “1.5 TB of HBO data just leaked!!!” screamed the subject header, while the email itself, addressed "to all mankind," promised “the greatest leak of ...and more »

Game of Thrones is in jeopardy as HBO is target of major hack - The Guardian

The US cable network has confirmed a 'disturbing' cyber-incident that reportedly led to the leak of future episodes and scripts online. Guardian staff. Mon 31 Jul 2017 12.45 EDT Last modified on Tue 9 Jan 2018 15.54 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

When creators of certain TV and movie projects become controversial - Chicago Tribune

How much lived experience should a person have before tackling certain TV or movie projects? I'm talking about shows and films that confront stories, maybe controversial stories, about communities long pushed to the margins by Hollywood. How much ...and more »