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HBO Cyberattack Driven By Mysterious Motives - TechNewsWorld

Time Warner's pay-TV network HBO on Wednesday admitted that it had been targeted by a cyberattack, confirming an anonymous email the alleged hackers distributed to media outlets last weekend. Among the content that may have been compromised were ...and more »

HBO Worried Emails or Customer Information Can Be Leaked as FBI Investigates - Observer

According to the outlet, the hackers did not leave a ransom demand, leaving their motives unclear. The network now fears that “video footage, internal documents or even email correspondence” could next be made public. The hacker group, identified only ...and more »

DMCA filing says hackers stole 'thousands' of internal HBO docs — but company denies emails taken - TechCrunch

The hack of HBO isn't limited to a handful of Game of Thrones episodes; a DMCA takedown notice issued on behalf of the company says hackers stole “thousands of Home Box Office (HBO) internal company documents.” And, as the notice indicates, the data is ...and more »

HBO Attack Sends A Dark Message To The Enterprise - CXOToday.com

Earlier this week, reports of the massive cyber attack on HBO systems, revealed that a number of unreleased episodes from popular HBO shows like Ballers and Game of Thrones had reportedly surfaced online. The attack may have been bigger than previously ...and more »

Hackers say they stole 1.5 terabytes from HBO. Here's what that means. - Mashable

That's the amount of data hackers claim to have stolen from HBO. It's a cache that, at a minimum, includes unreleased episodes of various shows, at least one Game of Thrones script, and the personal information of a senior HBO executive. We know this ...and more »

HBO Hackers Leak More TV Shows But Not Game Of Thrones As £5m Ransom Isn't Met - Silicon UK

Hackers who infiltrated the network of US broadcaster HBO have released more un-aired episodes of popular programmes, after its ransom demands made last week were not met. Episodes of shows like Curb Your Enthusiasm, Ballers and others have been leaked ...and more »

HBO Hack: Insiders Fear Leaked Emails as FBI Joins Investigation - Hollywood Reporter

The company is reeling from a sophisticated cyberattack that potentially compromised seven times the amount of data stolen in the Sony hack as the FBI investigates potential culprits. On July 27, Richard Plepler's worst corporate nightmare unfolded ...and more »

HBO Hack Is Reportedly 7 Times Larger Than Catastrophic Sony Attack - HuffPost

When news of the HBO hack first surfaced earlier this week, much of the noise surrounded the leak of the script of the upcoming episode of “Game of Thrones.” But two new stories detail just how potentially consequential the large-scale hack really ...and more »

HBO Is Having a Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Week - Slate Magazine (blog)

Last week, HBO learned that it was the target of a massive cyberattack in which hackers claim to have acquired an estimated 1.5 terabytes of data from the network's servers. (For context, that's about seven times as much data as the amount reported ...and more »

HBO Assesses Damage From Cyberattack - New York Times

HBO continued to assess the extent of a cyberattack on its systems on Wednesday, working with law enforcement agencies and seeking to provide assurance to its employees. In a memo to staff, Richard Plepler, the premium cable network's chief executive ...and more »