PR pros who remember the data breach that spilled Sony’s sensitive information might be feeling déjà vu.
On Monday, news broke that HBO had been hacked, with at least one script from the hit series “Game of Thrones” had been released. Days later, as more data—including full episodes from the network—make the rounds online, the company is struggling to understand how deep it goes.
Entertainment Weekly originally reported that 1.5 terabytes of data were released, including episodes of the series “Ballers,” “Insecure” and “Room 104.”
On Friday, The Verge reported that the fourth episode from “Game of Thrones'” current season has leaked online.
HBO’s reaction to the hack included a staff memo that was made public.
“At this time, we do not believe that our e-mail system as a whole has been compromised, but the forensic review is ongoing,” chief executive Richard Plepler wrote.
The company hasn’t given comments on the most recent developments, but Plepler issued the following statement earlier this week: