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First email from Mr. Smith to HBO: 1.5 Terabytes of information has been stolen
Second email from Mr. Smith to HBO: Information about Ballers, Barry, Insecure, Room 104, The Deuce, Vice Principals and Game of Thrones Ransom of $5.5 millin dollars
Third email from Mr. Smith to HBO: Ransom increased to $6 million dollars Threat of erasing servers
Fourth email from Mr. Smith to HBO: Bitcoin address Deadline of later that day
Email from HBO to Mr. Smith: Offer of $250.000 for having found the security breach. Ask to expand the deadline
HBO statement and email to its employees reporting the attack
Email from Mr. Smith to various reporters informing about the attack
Databraches.net claims to have contacted Mr. Smith: he will filter the information step by step
First wave: website with links to downloads of several episodes of different series and personal information about the Executive Vice President Legal Affairs for HBO, Viviane Eisenberg (passwords of her social networks)
Note from HBO to its employees: We do not believe that our e-mail system has been compromised, but the forensic review is ongoing
The Hollywood Reporter claims to have contacted Mr. Smith: HBO is bluffing, we still have full access to their webmails
Second wave: Mr. Smith sends to the media files about episodes, scripts and contracts, as well as the first email sent to Richard Plepler
HBO spokesperson: further leaks might emerge. The forensic review is ongoing. No reason to believe that our e-mail system has been compromised
Third wave: episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm and The Deuce
Fourth wave: shooting schedules of Westworld Season 2 and Game of Thrones Season 7
HBO to the media: as there is an ongoing investigation we will have no comment beyond the statements that are already out there
OurMine hacks HBO's Twitter
Fifth wave: passwords of HBO social networks. "Be ready for GOT S& E6 &E7 as soon as possible"
HBO to the media: We are not in communication with the hacker and we're not going to comment every time a new piece of information is released.
Sixth wave: one file with the summaries of the episodes of Game of Thrones Season 7 and another file with more detailed summaries,
Mr. Smith: "We eagerly waiting for Fireye's report... tell them to hurry up" "We sold 'HBO IS FALLING's entire collection (5TB!!!) to 3 customer in deep web"
From May to July Mr. Smith hacks HBO servers and steals confidential information
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