The infamous hacker who terrorized HBO last summer has apparently been identified. Federal authorities announced the identity of the man they believe is responsible for hacking HBO and attempting to extort millions from the network. The FBI and U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York revealed Tuesday at a press conference than an Iranian named Behzad Mesri is wanted for “stealing proprietary data, including information about then-unreleased episodes of the popular television series, Game of Thrones, and then allegedly seeking to extort HBO.”
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