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HBO hacked: Upcoming episodes, Game of Thrones data leaked online - EW.com

HBO has joined the ranks of Hollywood entertainment companies to suffer a major cyber attack. EW has learned that upcoming episodes of a couple series and at least one alleged script or treatment have been put online by hackers who breached the ...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 »

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 »

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 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 »

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 »

New Controversial Series Draws #NoConfederate Tweets During 'Game Of Thrones', HBO Responds - Deadline

HBO's Game of Thrones is usually met with hashtag anticipation on Twitter, but tonight's episode was treated to a different kind of hashtag. In response to creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss recently announced modern-day slavery series, Confederate, ...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 »

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 »

HBO Got Hacked, Game of Thrones Spoilers Surface Online - TorrentFreak

Hackers have stolen proprietary information from the media giant HBO. The leak includes a confidential outline for the fourth episode of the current Game of Thrones season, and episodes of Ballers, Barry, Insecure, and Room 104 are among the loot.and more »