Another season of Game of Thrones has almost come to an end, but the drama in HBO continues. Hackers are now threatening to leak Game of Thrones Season 7 Full Episode 7 online as the channel has refused to pay the ransom. The grand finale of Game of Thrones Season 7 will be aired on August 27, 2017, but the hackers have revealed their plan of leaking the episode for illegal download on various websites to watch for free. Game of Thrones has been known as one of the most-watched TV Series in the recent times and the seventh season has already suffered from two leaks. Episode 4 The Spoils of War and episode 6 Beyond the Wall were both streamed online ahead of their broadcast schedule. Game of Thrones Season 7 Full Episode 4 Leaked, Available to Download & Watch Free Online on Google Drive.
Hackers had stolen close to 1.9 terabytes of data from the HBO and had already leaked plots and scripts from several popular HBO shows, including Game of Thrones. They asked for a ransom of USD 6.5 million in bitcoins, and HBO refused to entertain any discussions with the members of the dark web. However, now that the big finale of GoT Season 7 is just days away, makers have been tightening security to make sure that the much-awaited episode is not available to watch for free online. The hackers have contacted several media agencies and have confirmed that they will ‘soon’ release the finale episode of Game of Thrones Season 7. Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 5 Was Full of Revelations: Top 5 Spoilers From The New GoT Episode, Eastwatch
While these hackers have earlier leaked plotlines and scripts from the show, there is no proof that the full episode leaks are linked to the same group. Game of Thrones Season 7 became a victim of online piracy when the fourth episode of this season, The Spoils of War was leaked online days before its actual premiere date. Star India’s copy of Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 4 was leaked online by a few hackers, and the police have already arrested a few suspects in Bangalore. Game of Thrones, Episode 6 Provided Spoilers But Twitter’s Jokes and Reactions Are Best.
After this unfortunate leak, HBO Spain streamed Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 6 for almost an hour and the studio claimed that it was an honest mistake. However, these unfortunate series of events lead to massive leaks, and the hackers are now trying to add to the sufferings of HBO and leak the finale episode. Besides this, the group of hackers have also shared the passwords of the social media handles and posted several memes and GIFs taunting HBO on their official Giphy handle. Online piracy has been one of the largest issues faced by the entertainment industry, and we truly condemn the hackers’ action. (Edited By: Aishwarya Krishnan)