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"Game of Thrones" season 8: episode 2 hacked and broadcast

GAME OF THRONES – Bis repetita for HBO. The episode 2 of the (very followed) season 8 of "Game of Thrones" has been hacked and broadcast on the Internet, reports Sunday evening the specialized website Numerama, who was able to verify that it was indeed an authentic episode, and not a misleading montages.

The second chapter of this final season was shared several hours before its broadcast, scheduled this Sunday evening in the United States (and at 3 am in France for those who subscribe to OCS). As emphasized Numerama, this second episode has spread at a crazy speed on the web.

"It is found on BitTorrent links sites, but also direct download platforms (like Mega or Google Drive). Community services like Reddit are not left out, with Internet users giving each other the right addresses to follow, "writes the specialized website.

The story is repeated for the American channel, which has already suffered many hacks in the past. In 2017, hackers claimed to own one of the "Game Of Thrones" scripts, claiming to have stolen 1.5 terabytes of data from HBO. Before publishing a few days later via a Google Drive episode 4 of the series, as we explained in this article.

In 2015, the first four episodes of season 5 of "Game of Thrones" had already "leaked" and made available for viewing on the web. An episode of season 6 was also released a day before it aired.

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