Several HBO Twitter accounts sent a message on Wednesday night purporting to be OurMine hackers, responsible for attacks on Netflix and Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg. Sunday's episode scored a 5.0 in the coveted 18-49 demo, six percent higher than the previous high.
In a separate attack in July, hackers claim to have stolen large files from the HBO servers - including internal emails, show scripts and unaired episodes of multiple shows.
The hackers have reportedly been offered - and have rebuffed - $250,000 from HBO to quit their campaign.
It is worth mentioning here that this is not the first season of "Game of Thrones" that has experienced leaks prior to scheduled airing date.
It's a lesson straight out of a Game of Thrones episode - quite possibly, the new episode that was broadcast four days early by HBO Spain!
The latest leak comes just two weeks after a production version of Episode 4, "The Spoils of War", leaked online.
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Lors des deux premières journées, les Tunisiens s'étaient imposés face à la Guinée (2-0) à Monastir, et la Libye (1-0) à Alger. La Tunisie et la RD Congo partagent la tête du groupe A avec 6 points chacun, devant la Guinée et la Libye (0 point).
"Bet the hackers are sitting at home right now like: What the f***, we go through all this trouble to hack them yet they manage to f*** themselves up better than we ever could", user hirdX92 replied.
"The error appears to have originated with a third party vendor and the episode was removed as soon as it was recognized", a spokesperson told Newsweek.
It said the incident wasn't connected to the recent cyber issue with HBO US.
There's been much speculation about when, exactly, the final season of Game of Thrones starts filming, but we now finally have some crystal clarity.
Wallenstein's tweet now has replies from people feeling worse for Dylan than HBO, with one writing, "I think you're burying the lede. what happened to Dylan and his wife?"
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