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Netflix Hacker Stole “Orange Is the New Black” Season from Vulnerable Windows PC
21 June 2017, 10:21 am

Season 5 of Netflix’s “Orange in the New Black” TV show got leaked in April after hacker The Dark Overlord managed to break into the network operated by Larson Studios, and according to new information, it was all possible because of an insecure Windows 7 system.

In a statement for Variety, Larson Studios executives explain that the breach first took place on a Windows 7 system, claiming that their computers weren’t necessarily the target of the attack.

“They were basically just trolling around to see if they could find a computer that they could open,” said David Dondorf, Larson Studios chief engineer. “It wasn’t aimed at us.”

The hacker was paid $50,000

What’s more interesting, however, is that Larson Studios actually agreed to pay the hacker for not leaking the unreleased “Orange in the New Black” season, though ... (read more)

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