GoT: HBO reportedly offered $250,000 to hackers


The email, dated July 27, containing the ‘bug bounty’ offer was leaked by the hacker who goes by the name ‘Little Finger’ in a message promising a “second wave”.

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According to the report, the HBO executive wrote that the company had not been able to acquire the amount of Bitcoin, which is nearly $6 million, the hackers had demanded.

However, HBO was yet to confirm the veracity of the email.

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