Technology Alleged ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Episodes Posted After Hackers Demand Ransom
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The indictments mark the first criminal cyber charges ever brought against Russian government officials. The indictments target two members of the Russian intelligence agency FSB, and two hackers hired by the Russians.The charges include hacking, wire fraud, trade secret theft and economic espionage, according to officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the charges have not yet been announced. The indictments are part of the largest hacking case brought by the United States.
Fans of the Netflix prison drama "Orange Is the New Black" face a dilemma after hackers claimed to have leaked nine of the new season's 13 episodes this weekend — wait more than a month for the official release date or give in and download the pirated shows.
The hacker group — referring to itself as "thedarkoverlord" — said it demanded a "modest" ransom from Netflix to stop the leak, "yet they continue to remain unresponsive."
"With this information in mind (and the fact that leaving people on cliffhangers isn't fun) we've decided to release Episodes 2-10 of 'Orange Is The New Black' Season 5 after many lengthy discussions at the office where alcohol was present," the group said on an online computer code sharing site.
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NBC News hasn't independently verified the authenticity of the files, but Netflix didn't deny that they were real as hundreds of clips and excerpts began flooding social media beginning Saturday night, alternately thrilling and dismaying the show's rabid fans.
Netflix told NBC News in a two-sentence statement only that a production company used by several major TV studios "had its security compromised" and that "the appropriate law enforcement authorities are involved."
The hackers appeared to confirm that the leaked episodes — which Netflix had planned to release June 9 — were harvested from a third-party production vendor.
"We were so early when we acquired the copies that post hadn't gotten around to Episodes 11-13," they said, using an industry shorthand term for "post-production."
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The group warned that more Netflix material could be leaked soon — and not just the streaming service's proprietary work. It specifically named ABC, National Geographic, Fox and IFC (formerly the Independent Film Channel) as being "on the feasting menu."
"Our offer(s) are still on the table — for now," the group said.
"Orange Is the New Black," based on the 2010 book by Piper Kernan about her time in the federal prison in Danbury, Connecticut, built an intensely loyal following in its first four seasons, and those fans were torn by the unauthorized posting of most of the fifth season:
When— Jasmine (@JasmineBrewin) season 5 is leaked but you can't binge watch it yet because you have uni exams to study for
Don't support the hackers and download theepisodes! The cast and crew don't deserve this; they worked so hard for this!
Hackers Hit Dozens of Countries Exploiting Stolen N.S.A. Tool
Computer users in as many as 74 countries were reported to be disrupted by the ransomware attack, mostly affecting Britain and Russia.Hospitals in Britain appeared to be the most severely affected by the attacks, which aimed to blackmail computer users by seizing their data. The attacks blocked doctors’ access to patient files and forced emergency rooms to divert people seeking urgent care.— Taylor Schilling Fan (@TSchillingFS)
Me: that's terrible that someone hackedand released season 5
Also me:— Tom&DaHorseyRdinOn?? (@theTomsilva)
Say no to piracy ! Let's support our girls from@— OITNB Lovers Mx (@OITNBLoversmx)
deserves to be released the way it should,on Netflix June 9
If You really love this show don't watch it now
Respect— ?~Vale~? (@AniStreep5) & all cast
If you're gonna leak the new— Jay Rose Cee (@jada_100) at least make sure you get all 13 eps, now I gotta wait 5 wks for the last 3 like...
Russian Breach of 39 States Threatens Future U.S. Elections .
Russia’s cyberattack on the U.S. electoral system before Donald Trump’s election was far more widespread than has been publicly revealed, including incursions into voter databases and software systems in almost twice as many states as previously reported. In Illinois, investigators found evidence that cyber intruders tried to delete or alter voter data. The hackers accessed software designed to be used by poll workers on Election Day, and in at least one state accessed a campaign finance database. Details of the wave of attacks, in the summer and fall of 2016, were provided by three people with direct knowledge of the U.S.
Hackers Allegedly Post 'Orange Is the New Black' Episodes
Fans of the Netflix prison drama "Orange Is the New Black" are facing a dilemma, after hackers claimed to have leaked nine of the new season's 13 episodes this ...
Orange Is The New Black Season 5 HACKED!
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