HBO Twitter Accounts Hacked

The Twitter accounts for several of a wire network’s many renouned shows were also hacked.

HBO’s central Twitter comment was a plant of an apparent penetrate Wednesday, as were a accounts of several of a wire network’s shows.


Following prohibited on a heels of a wider penetrate on a company’s network in late July, hackers had gained control of HBO’s categorical comment and several show accounts on Wednesday night and left a outline that read: “Hi, OurMine are here, we are only contrast your security, HBO group greatfully strike us to ascent a confidence – ourmine .org – Contact.”

A after twitter read, “let’s make #HBOHacked trending!”

Affected uncover accounts enclosed those for Vinyl, True Blood, Silicon Valley, Looking, Last Week Tonight, Veep and The Leftovers.  

“We are investigating,” a HBO orator told The Hollywood Reporter.

The Twitter penetrate comes during a time when HBO has been traffic with unknown hackers who explain to have stolen a outrageous tranche of information from a company’s servers and have threatened to recover it if their release final are not met. The hackers behind a Jul 31 cyberattack, claimed to have stolen 1.5 terabytes of information including emails, uncover scripts and unaired episodes of strike shows Game of Thrones, Ballers and Room 104. The FBI starting questioning a hack a few days after HBO went public. 

On Aug 7, a hackers posted online a publicly permitted couple to a cache of inner documents, including a book outline of an arriving Game of Thrones part and a month’s value of emails from a inbox of one of a company’s executives. Two days later, a hackers expelled a screenshot of an email antiquated Jul 27 allegedly display a comparison vp for a network charity them $250,000 as a “bug annuity payment.”

On Aug 13, the hackers leaked several unaired episodes from a ninth deteriorate of Curb Your Enthusiasm, the comedy that’s not set to lapse to screens until October. 


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