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HBO hack highlights unaddressed vulnerabilities of past breaches, officials say

August 09, 2017 |
Joshua Higgins
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Former government officials and cybersecurity industry leaders are expressing déjà vu over the recent hack of cable company HBO resulting in the release of entertainment content and other confidential company data, pointing out similarities with the 2014 Sony Pictures breach and stressing that companies still need to implement basic security controls to protect against such threats.

The HBO hack, revealed in recent weeks, led to the leaking of multiple episodes of unreleased HBO shows and scripts online, and the perpetrators...

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