Update 8/ 4, 10:30 am ET: An HBO source confirms to Mashable that this incident divulge is not part of the HBO hack from earlier this week.
“This shows the compromise of episode 4 of Game of Thrones Season 7, earlier this afternoon, ” a spokesperson for HBO distribution partner Star India said in a statement.
“We take this transgres very seriously and have immediately initiated forensic investigations at our and information and communication technologies spouses intention to swiftly determine the cause. This is a grave question and we are taking appropriate law remedial action.”
Previously : strong > em> You can now watch Sunday’s Game of Thrones episode a few cases daylights early.
Days after reports that hackers had broken into HBO systems, the upcoming incident of the mega-popular imagination prove has shown up online. The incident, Season 7, episode four, entitled “The Spoils of War, ” appeared on the subreddit r/ freefolk, a popular Game of Thrones discussion board “thats really not” moderated.
Reddit user zmax8 7 posted it early Friday morning and said in the comments that it was a “Gift from Pakistan.”
Previously, it was unclear if the HBO hack had resulted in the steal of any unaired full chapters of Game of Thrones. It was apparently known that writes had disclosed along with upcoming escapades of Ballers em> and Room 104.
According to Entertainment Weekly , em> the reputed hacker of Sunday night’s onrush sent out the following, anonymous email to many reporters 😛 TAGEND
“Hi to all mankind. The greatest divulge of cyber gap epoch is arise. Whats its specify? Oh I forget to tell. Its HBO and Game of Thrones !!!!!! You are lucky to be the first colonists to witness and download the leakage. Experience it& spread the words. Whoever spreads well, we will have an interview with him. HBO is falling.”
It remains unclear whether any other future escapades will be leaked.
This isn’t the first time that HBO has suffered leaks to its most well known show.