'Game of Thrones' Hit by Yet Another Leak

Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen

Emilia Clarke as Daenerys TargaryenHBO

This Game of Thrones episode leak was due to the entertainment company's distributor in India, which apparently lost the fourth episode of season seven, The Hollywood Reporter said on Friday.

The reported leak came from one of HBO's global network partners - Star India - which has access to the episodes before they air.

Titled "Spoils of War", episode 4 will see Cersei (Lena Headey) continuing to plot her move against her enemies in King's Landing.

This isn't the first time HBO has been subject to a hack - and definitely not the first time "Game of Thrones" was the target.

The recent leak is not believed to be part of the hack that occurred earlier this week. Whether that means fresh Game of Thrones content or not is yet to be uncovered.

"We take this breach very seriously and have immediately initiated forensic investigations at our and the technology partner's end to swiftly determine the cause", a Star India spokesperson said in a statement. After the massive leak in HBO that gave many fans a sneak peek into scripts of GoT, now a complete episode has now been leaked online. Dubbed, boastfully, by the perpetrators as "the greatest leak of cyber space era", hackers reportedly compromised 1.5TB of data from cable channel HBO. It said the security company hired to kill search result links to the leaked files, revealed that the documents were stolen in a DMCA takedown notice it sent to Google in order to get the results removed.

Jaime and Bronn on the upcoming "Spoils of War" hack.

According to Gizmodo, the video appeared to be of a relatively low quality and was watermarked with Star TV India, a 21st Century Fox company. Thankfully for subscribers, at this time, there is no indication that the hackers accessed subscribers' login credentials or payment information.

On Monday, when news of the data breach began circulating, HBO already confirmed that it had been hit by a "cyber-incident" that had led to the loss of some data.

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