HBO network is arranging $25000 in Bitcoin to pay the hackers who stole the scripts of the shows, they have leaked an email from a company executive, and they demanded millions of dollars in ransom and now a bug bounty payment will given to them as confirmed by executive of company.
Some scripts of the show were stolen from the network Home Box Office like Game of Thrones, the hackers damaged the website very much.
Now they have demanded millions of dollars in ransom but if they didn’t get then they will post the online other data and now network is trying to pay $250,000 in Bitcoin to hackers.
Home Box Office is an American premium cable and satellite television network, it is owned by Time Warner, the types of programs that are released through this network are motion pictures and original television series.
Along with made-for-cable movies and documentaries, boxing matches, and occasional stand-up comedy and concert specials; the network made its debut on November 8, 1972 and according to 2017 February report, HBO has 2 million subscribers in the United States.
Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss; this program is considered as one of the most favorites in the world as it has till now 7 seasons with numerous episodes and some hackers have posted the number of scripts online to blackmail the HBO network.
A person named Mr. Smith self called hacked the website, he stole the scripts of the shows that hit the HBO seriously.
They have leaked an email from a company executive showing which showed the ransom money and it is confirmed that company will give a bug bounty payment to the hackers.