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HBO Offered Hackers $250,000 As Ransom to Prevent More Leaks

August 12th, 2017

Hackers who recently hacked into HBO network and stole scripts, shows, and employee information documents, have now provided an email in which the United States cable channel offered them $250,000.

The company offered the payment as a “bounty payment” reward in which companies reward white-hat hackers for discovering cyber security vulnerabilities in their computer networks.

Late last month,

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Digital watermark leads police straight to Bollywood pirates

May 23rd, 2017

Digital signing led police to the would-be extortionists – a welcome turnaround for the movie industry after a run of thefts

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