GoT fans have been desperately waiting for the season 7 climax to hit the screens and just a day prior to that it got leaked by HBO hackers, who by the way, call themselves Mr Smith.
A day before the last episode of “Game of Thrones” Season 7 the HBO hackers leaked the climax of the ongoing season, thus ruinng the suspense that kept the millions of fans on their toes.
“Mr Smith” demanded approximately $6.5 million worth of Bitcoin from HBO but that demand has not been met so far. However, they claimed to have sold the stolen data to three customers in deep web who paid them half of the amount they had requested in ransom from HBO.
The hackers said, “By the way, we officially inform you and other hundreds of reporters whom we are emailing that we sold ‘HBO IS FALLING’ entire collection (5 TB) to three customers in deep web and we earned half of the demanded ransom,” the hackers said.
“We put a condition for our respected customers and they approved. We will leak many many waves of HBO’s internal stuff to punish them for playing us and set an example of greedy corporation.”
The hacking group (Mr Smith) that stole approximately 1.5 terabytes of data from HBO, they have released a what they call, a sixth wave of leaks that contain confidential plot summaries and details of how the season will end.
In response, HBO has said the hackers may continue to drop bits and pieces of stolen information in an attempt to generate media attention. “That’s a game we’re not going to participate in,” HBO quoted.