Monday, August 21, 2017

HBO Hack

This file image provided by HBO shows John Oliver on the set of "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver."

NEW YORK (AP) — HBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company. The hacking group OurMine on Wednesday night took over several of HBO’s Twitter accounts, including ...
This file image released by HBO shows Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister in an episode of "Game of Thrones," which aired Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017.

BY MATT O’BRIEN and TALI ARBEL BOSTON (AP) — Hackers this week released an email from HBO in which the company expressed willingness to pay them $250,000 as part of a negotiation over data swiped from HBO’s servers. The July ...
This image released by HBO shows Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister in an episode of "Game of Thrones," which aired Sunday, Aug. 6.

BY TALI ARBEL and FRANK BAJAK NEW YORK (AP) — A group of hackers posted a fresh cache of stolen HBO files online Monday, and demanded a multimillion-dollar ransom from the network to prevent the release of entire television series ...
In a Thursday, May 11, 2017, file photo, HBO CEO Richard Plepler attends a screening of HBO's "The Wizard of Lies" at the Museum of Modern Art, in New York.

NEW YORK (AP) — HBO, which acknowledged Monday that hackers had broken into its systems and stolen “proprietary information,” now says the attackers likely haven’t breached the network’s entire email system. In a Wednesday email to employees, CEO Richard Plepler ...
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