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Hackers strike HBO again, leak ending of Game of Thrones Season 7



Hackers strike HBO again, leak ending of Game of Thrones Season 7

Hackers have struck HBO again after leaking the end part of the viral series Game of Thrones Season 7.

According to reports, there has been a string of Game of Thrones leaks — everything from scripts to complete episodes.

Now the Mr Smith group behind the hack has leaked the ending of season 7 of the show.

The leak is part of the “sixth wave” of data dumps and it reveals exactly how the show will end.

With HBO seemingly unwilling to pay the ransom demanded by the hackers, the latest leak really comes as little surprise, but the major spoilers contained this time around are something of a shame for those who have been following the show since the beginning and have not read the George RR Martin books.

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Rather than publishing the finale leak to the general internet for everyone to access, the hacking group instead chose to hand the data dump to Mashable. The website says: “The confidential plot summaries and outlines appear to provide, in exact detail, just how this season will end. Mashable has read the confidential summary, but has chosen not to publish the explicit details in this post.”

HBO is not engaging — publicly, at least — with the hackers, and is just referring us to the statement it has issued several times already:

“We are not in communication with the hacker and we’re not going to comment every time a new piece of information is released. It has been widely reported that there was a cyber-incident at HBO.

“The hacker 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.”

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