New ‘Game of Thrones’ Episode Leaks

Though a part was posted for a “brief” volume of time, a trickle fast widespread on a Internet early Wednesday.

It’s a box of deja vu for HBO.


For a second time in dual weeks, a network has seen an arriving part of Game of Thrones trickle forward of a scheduled premiere. A HBO Europe orator concurred a leak, that was described as “brief.”

“We have schooled that a arriving part of Game of Thrones was incidentally posted for a brief time on a HBO Nordic and HBO Espana platforms,” a orator said. “The blunder appears to have originated with a third-party businessman and a part was private as shortly as it was recognized. This is not connected to a new cyber occurrence during HBO in a U.S.”

A Reddit forum dedicated to Game of Thrones, however, was deliberating a peculiarity of a part that has strike swell sites (it was described as high peculiarity and usually blank a shutting credits). The part appears to have widespread fast on a Internet early Wednesday.

On Aug. 3, a fourth part of Game of Thrones‘ Season 7 leaked online and done a approach onto swell sites scarcely 3 days forward of a scheduled bow. That crack was attributed to burglary during Star India, that distributes a array in that country. Four arrests have been done in that case, that military contend was carried out by stream and former employees of Prime Focus Technologies, a association engaged by Star India to conduct a data.

It is misleading if today’s crack led to Episode 6 swelling online.

The dual cases come during a time when HBO has been traffic with unknown hackers who explain to have taken 1.5 terabytes of information and devise to recover it solemnly if their release final are not met. So far, a hackers have expelled a brew of content, including episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm‘s rarely expected arriving season, as good as Game of Thrones book summaries and one executive’s emails that spanned a 30-day period.

The Aug. 3 trickle as good as a hacker disruptions have had no outcome on Game of Thrones ratings. The Aug. 6 episode, patrician “Spoils of War,” posted record-breaking numbers for HBO’s climax valuables series.


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