A few days ago we informed you about the hack HBO had suffered. The American cable chain, which issues Game of Thrones among others, was hacked. Hackers who have carried out said attack claim to have 1.5 TB of information from the chain. Among them, it is rumored that several chapters of the popular series.
HBO hackers call for ransom for new Game of Thrones chapter
Now, after a few days, they have filtered a series of documents. Among them are some very detailed data on the script of the fifth episode of the seventh season. That is, the episode that has to be broadcast this week. And to avoid their complete leakage, they have asked for a bailout for HBO.
Hackers request a ransom
The hackers have asked Richard Pepler, CEO of HBO, to send them their six-month salary in Bitcoin, about $ 6 million. This amount is requested as a ransom or reward. And in order to stop filtering more information that could harm and much to the company.
In addition, they have stated that they give a period of 3 days for that amount to be paid. If it is done, multiple files will be filtered. Among them, in addition to emails is the coveted script of this week’s episode of Game of Thrones.
So far it is not known who are behind this attack . And if they actually own 1.5 TB of data on HBO and series like Game of Thrones , the chain has a huge problem on their hands. We will see what happens in the coming days and if we expect more leaks.