HBO social media is hacked, screenshots inside!

HBO have had an interesting fews weeks with hacks leading leaking of scripts of viral shows such as Game of Thrones. Well, it it not over.
It appears that hackers group OurMine took over the company’s social media accounts.

hbo hacked social media


OurMine has previously taken advantage of malicious or compromised plugins; their list of hacked targets includes Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and BuzzFeed. The attacks on HBO appear to be unrelated to previous leaks.




Some notes on the previous hack:

Late last month, hackers claimed to have obtained around 1.5 terabytes of information from the company and dropped upcoming episodes of “Ballers” and “Room 104,” and a script of the fourth episode of “Game of Thrones.”

Mohamad El Hout, MBA, M.Eng., CISSP

Mohamad is an entrepreneur and a Senior Security Consultant dealing with the design and delivery of standard and complex security gateway solutions, covering a wide range of cutting edge technologies. His interests include business, technology, leadership, sports, and the continuous pursuit of knowledge.

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