The fourth episode of Game of Thrones which was about to air on August 6 in the US and August 7 in India was leaked on August 4. After an investigation, four individuals associated with the said vendor- Prime Focus Technologies have been arrested.
Game Of Thrones: Indian Police Arrest 4 Techies For Episode 4 Leak
If you remember, a few days ago we have seen hackers have succeeded to hack into the HBO networks. Hackers have leaked the unreleased episodes of TV Shows. The fourth episode of Game of Thrones which was about to air on August 6 in the US and August 7 in India was leaked on August 4.
The leaked episodes contain two watermarks, “Star India” on the bottom-right corner, and “for internal viewing only” on the top-left corner. Star India said late Monday, that they are citing an ongoing investigation by local authorities regarding the leak.
After an investigation, four techies connected with the said vendor- Prime Focus Technologies have been held. Well, Star India is a distribution partner of HBO for Game of Thrones and several other TV shows of the network.
Star India said in a statement after the leak “We are extremely delighted with the speed and rigour with which the Office of the Special Inspector General of Police Mr. Brijesh Singh (Cyber), Government of Maharashtra and office of DCP Cyber Cell, Mumbai have moved on this investigation,”
Well, Officers of the Cyber & PAW, Government of Maharastra, attended the preliminary inquiry and on the base of the electronic traces and other technical elements, identified the four individuals at Prime Focus Technologies as the culprit.
If you don’t know about Prime Focus Technologies, it is the company that helps clients drive “creative enablement, enhance ecosystem efficiencies and sustainability, reduce cost and realizes new monetization opportunities”. The company works with major media companies like Disney, Warner Bros, TERN International and much more.
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