The message is dated July 27. Apparently, he was sent in response to the video, who told HBO about a major data breach.

In this letter to the television network has declared its readiness to pay $250 million in the framework of the program, encouraging so-called ethical hackers for drawing attention to such situations.

According to a source close to the investigation, HBO sent a message to buy time. It was also assumed that the amount of hackers would be enough.

In HBO declined to comment.

Earlier media reported that the hackers got the personal information of the stars of "Game of thrones".