Largest Hollywood hack in history may have compromised HBO confidential documents, emails

“A coordinated cyberattack on July 27 saw hackers walk away with one-and-a-half terabytes of HBO data, a publication reported, which included video footage, internal documents and email correspondence.

Insiders at HBO now fear the lack of motive or ransom demand may lead the culprits to leak confidential emails and documents, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

On Monday, the hacking group – which calls itself “little.finger66” – released the alleged script for the “Game of Thrones” episode scheduled to air on August 6. In a statement to CNBC, the company said “HBO recently experienced a cyber incident, which resulted in the compromise of proprietary information.””

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Author: Michael Sheetz