Netflix hacker claims to have 'hundreds of gigabytes' more of unseen tv
After an unfinished version of Orange is the New Black season 5 was leaked over the weekend, the episodes have apparently been stolen along with many others from Hollywood-based audio post-production company Larson Studios.
Hacking group The Dark Overlord (TDO) was behind it, and is now threatening to make other new seasons of shows available for torrent.
TDO told DataBreaches.net it had discovered "hundreds of gigabytes of unreleased and non-public media", from networks including FOX, IFC, NAT GEO and ABC.
"It's nearly time to play another round," it posted on Twitter shortly before time of writing, along with a list of the shows it claims to have stolen:
A Midsummers Nightmare – TV Movie
Above Suspicion – Film
Bill Nye Saves The World – TV Series
Breakthrough – TV Series
Brockmire – TV Series
Bunkd – TV Series
Celebrity Apprentice (The Apprentice) – TV Series
Food Fact or Fiction – TV Series
Handsome – Film
Hopefuls – TV Series
Hum – Short
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia – TV Series
Jason Alexander Project – TV Series
Liza Koshy Special – YoutubeRed
Lucha Underground – TV Series
Lucky Roll – TV Series
Making History – TV Series
Man Seeking Woman – TV Series
Max and Shred – TV Series
Mega Park – TV Series
NCIS Los Angeles – TV Series
New Girl – TV Series
Orange Is The New Black – TV Series
TDO appears to have stolen the shows in the hope of receiving a ransom fee. It apparently demanded 50 Bitcoin from Netflix (€65,000), a sum it said in a very colourful letter was "modest" in comparison to the amount the studio stands to lose from the leak.
A statement from Netflix regarding the leak of the new Orange is the New Black season reads: "We are aware of the situation. A production vendor used by several major TV studios had its security compromised and the appropriate law enforcement authorities are involved."
Independent News Service