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

When a celebrity asks if you can share your password…


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tripwire.com

Lessons to learn after hackers hijack HBO’s Facebook and Twitter accounts

It’s never a dull day if you’re working in HBO’s IT security team.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.


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bitdefender.com

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.


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bitdefender.com

HBO offered its hackers $250,000 after attack, leaked email claims

The fallout from the HBO hack, which has already seen episodes of “Games of Thrones” scripts and episodes leaked online, the distribution of stars’ email addresses and personal phone numbers, and million-dollar demands for an alleged haul of 1.5 terabytes of TV shows and corporate information, continues to get worse.

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


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Smashing Security #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.


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welivesecurity.com

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.


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Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 4 leaked online

Hit TV show “Game of Thrones” was hit by hackers at the end of last month, who claimed to have stolen 1.5 terabytes of data from HBO. And now an actual episode has leaked online too.


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