HBO conducts forensic review to understand scope of hack

HBO conducts forensic review to understand scope of hack

HBO conducts forensic review to understand scope of hack

(Reuters) – HBO’s chief said on Wednesday that the company is conducting a forensic review of its computer systems to better understand the scope of a cyber attack that surfaced over the weekend.Entertainment Weekly reported on Monday that hackers stole 1.5 terabytes of data and leaked online a script or treatment for an upcoming episode of the network’s popular series ”Game of Thrones,” along with yet-to-be-broadcast episodes of the series ”Ballers” and ”Room 104.”The hack comes at a sensitive time for HBO, as its parent Time Warner Inc is waiting for regulatory approval to sell itself to AT&T Inc in an $85.4 billion deal announced in October.

Källa: HBO conducts forensic review to understand scope of hack

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