An entire episode of HBO’s Game of Thrones season 7 has leaked online before its premiere.
According to reports, the unaired fourth episode of the new season of HBO’s hit series “Game of Thrones” has been leaked online, the premium channel’s distribution said on Friday.
It seems the episode leaked from Star India, one of HBO’s international network partners, which receives episodes in advance of air.
“This confirms the compromise of episode 4 of Game of Thrones Season 7, earlier this afternoon. We take this breach very seriously and have immediately initiated forensic investigations at our and the technology partner’s end to swiftly determine the cause. This is a grave issue and we are taking appropriate legal remedial action.” A Star India spokesperson said in a statement.
Star India is a subsidiary of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.
Entertainment Weekly reported that hackers stole 1.5 terrabytes of data, including two unaired episodes of the “Game of Thrones” series.
HBO is owned by Time Warner Inc, which is waiting for regulatory approval to sell itself to AT&T Inc in a $85.4 billion deal