Game of Thrones

Zara Larsson wants your password so she can watch Game of Thrones

When a celebrity asks if you can share your password…

Four people arrested in connection with Game of Thrones episode leak

Indian police have arrested four people following the online leaking of an episode of the hit HBO TV series “Game of Thrones”.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.

Smashing Security podcast #037: Boobs, dragons and data breaches

Hackers are holding HBO to ransom after a massive data breach, and have leaked the phone numbers and email addresses of “Game of Thrones” cast members. Has security firm Carbon Black been leaking customers’s sensitive files while trying to scan them? And Disney’s mobile apps are accused of spying on kids…

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by John Hawes.

Game of Thrones stars’ personal phone numbers leaked, as HBO hackers attempt to extort ransom

A leaked document appears to contain the personal telephone numbers and email addresses for actors such as Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey and Emilia Clarke.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.

Game of Thrones actress reveals cast forced to embrace two-step verification, and so should you

Two-step verification makes it much harder for hackers to break their way into email accounts.

BBC News app hijacked? Bogus breaking news alerts posted

BBC News apologises after bogus breaking news alerts are pushed out to smartphone users claiming that Game of Thrones will have an episode which doesn’t involve nudity.

As if…

Game of Thrones cancelled? Beware bogus Java update

If you’re a fan of “Game of Thrones”, you probably want to be wary of messages that claim the hit TV series has been cancelled.

They could all be a lure to trick you into downloading a malicious Java update.