Illegal Game of Thrones downloaders targeted by hackers

People illegally downloading the new season of Game of Thrones may get more than they bargained for as fans who pirate the show are the most likely to be targeted by hackers.

Game of Thrones accounted for about 17 per cent of all the malware infected pirate content in 2018, with 20,934 users attacked globally, a new study by security company, Kapersky Lab has found.

This is despite there being no new episodes of the popular fantasy epic being released that year.

Game of Thrones is the world’s most pirated show and Australians have consistently ranked among the worst offenders when it comes to illegally downloading episodes. ..Read more..

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