Has Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 7 Leaked?
We only have reports of the leak of the detailed overview of Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 7, which is titled “The Dragon and the Wolf”. At the time of the publication of this article, the Season Finale Episode has not leaked.
Game of Thrones Season 7 Leak and HBO hack timeline
February 6, 2017: Game of Thrones Season 7 Spoilers Leak
Earlier this year, a massive Game of Thrones leak took place when the detailed artwork from Game of Thrones Season 7 came into the picture. The leak highlighted some details from GOT Season 7 Episode 7, i.e., the finale episode.
August 1, 2017: Massive HBO Systems Hack
The hackers managed to break into HBO’s servers and gain access to tons of sensitive information. They claimed to grab about 1.5TB of data, which included the upcoming Game of Thrones episodes and scripts.
August 2, 2017: GOT Season 7 Episode 4 Leak
According to a report by HackRead, the hackers uploaded the unreleased HBO show episodes and GOT Season 7 Episode 3 and 4 scripts. The shared data on website Winterleak was in the form of zipped files.
August 4, 2017: GOT Season 7 Episode 4 Full Leak
Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 4 named “The Spoils Of War” was leaked online after the episode was leaked with “For Internal Viewing Only” and “Star India Pvt. Ltd.” watermarks. While HBO took prompt actions of removing Google Drive links from Reddit, the leaked low-quality streams continued to exist on the web. This leak didn’t originate from the originate
August 8, 2017: GOT Season Summary Email Leak
A week after original Game of Thrones leak, the second phase of the leak came with Season 7 summary, Episode 5 Script, and internal emails of HBO executives. The hackers demanded a multi-million dollar ransom to stop the further leaks. They also leaked the personal emails and phone numbers of the Game of Thrones stars.
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August 10, 2017: Episode 5 complete script leaked on Reddit
The GOT S07E05, titled Eastwatch, was leaked in full in the form of a 20-page PDF file. The leaked file was shared widely on Reddit.
August 11, 2017: HBO offered money to hackers
According to a report by Variety, the hackers sent them a screenshot of an email sent by HBO with an offer of a “bug bounty payment” worth $250,000. The hackers claimed to have rejected the offer as it was lesser than their demand.
August 15, 2017: 4 Indians arrested in leak case
The Indian law enforcement agencies arrested 4 Indian nationals who leaked unaired Game of Thrones Season 7 episode 4 on August 4. They were the employees of, Prime Focus Technologies, a partner technology vendor of Star India.
August 16, 2017: HBO Airs Episode 6 By Mistake
In an epic blunder, HBO Spain aired the GOT S07E06 episode by mistake before the scheduled airing. It was just a matter of time and the high-quality streams appeared on torrent websites.
August 17, 2017: HBO Hacked Again
HBO encountered another embarrassing moment when their social media accounts were hacked. The hack was performed by the notorious group OurMine who claimed to test the security by hacking Facebook and Twitter accounts of HBO, GOT, and others.
August 20, 2017: HBO Finale Leak Is Coming Soon, Hackers Claim
In an email sent to Mashable, the hackers claimed that the Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 7 leak is soon going to be available.
August 25, 2017: Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 7 Detailed Overview Leaked
Before the airing of Game of Thrones finale, the GOT S07E07 episode’s detailed overview ended up leaking on Reddit. The user who posted the leak on Reddit claimed to have grabbed the script from after contacting the hacker (Mr. Smith) via email.
What’s Next? Will GOT S07E07 leak before official airing?
Personally, I’m betting that no such leak take place before the official airing of Season 7 Finale on Sunday. What are your thoughts regarding this? Do tell us your views!