HBO Cyberattack Motives Still Unclear
BO on Wednesday admitted that it had been targeted by a cyberattack, confirming an anonymous email the alleged hackers distributed to media outlets last weekend.
Among the content that may have been compromised were upcoming episodes of the series Ballers, Barry and Room 104, along with script outlines of the channel’s hit show Games of Thrones.
In total, the hackers may have obtained 1.5 TB of internal company documents.
CEO Richard Plepler said in an email to employees.stated that
It was unlikely that the cable company’s email system had been compromised.
Although the motive behind HBO attack is unclear, it doesn’t seem to be financial gain.
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