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US prosecutors say ‘Game of Thrones’ hacker who breached HBO was an Iranian national with ties to the military





  • US prosecutors have charged an Iran-based hacker with stealing content from HBO, including unaired episodes of “Game of Thrones,” according to an indictment obtained by Reuters.
  • Bezhad Mesri, the hacker known as “Skote Vahshat,” has been charged with hacking into and stealing episodes, scripts, and plot summaries from HBO, between May and August of this year.
  • The indictment describes Mesri as having previously worked on behalf of the Iranian military.

US prosecutors have charged an Iran-based hacker with penetrating the network of cable TV provider HBO and stealing episodes and plot summaries for unaired programs including “Game of Thrones,” and read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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