The episode 5 of Game of Thrones Season 8 is airing in next few hours and fans have warned to download leaked or free episodes from unauthorized websites.
We already reported at the time of episode 4, that malicious malware has been distributed by name them Game of Thrones Season 8 Downloads free.
Now, it continues several new fake websites has been opened offering free downloads of season’s episode. But most of them are fake and intended to harm users by distributing viruses.
There are only two episodes left for the season and fans are expecting more intense, epic battle, and deaths. By using the popularity, bad guys are trying to steal your information.
Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen) already mentioned that, episode 5 is quite bigger than the episode 3 The Battle of Winterfell. Where Arya Stark killed the Night King and shutdown the battle of Winterfell.
It is also anticipated that this episode’s 5 battle could be the battle of Game of Thrones, where Cersei and Daenerys will fight for Iron Throne with their army.
Almost, each fan of Game of Thrones waiting for this moment from 2011, where it first knocks into T.V shows from books.
Apart from that, there are some stories also going viral that, will we Dany to become a Mad Queen in next episode? After the death of her near and dears; Missandei, Rhaegal, etc.
The first two episodes were leaked early, and the summary of final episode has been already posted online. Somehow the story was deleted from that reddit post, but we noticed that before its deleting. You can read this here if you want. Game of Thrones Season 8 Leak, Deleted Reddit Story Reveals Ending
Amazon Prime was also leaked the fourth episode to show their users in advance but this become the reason of huge spoiler leaks.
Security experts have warned that cybercriminals target pirated episodes of Game of Thrones the most. These illegal-to-download Game of Thrones episodes carry the highest risk of containing malware viruses. So if you’re trying to watch Game of Thrones through illicit means then it could leave your computer with a crippling piece of code. The malware threat was revealed by BestVPN.com and Kaspersky Lab in a study that was conducted in 2018.
Mariya Fedorova, security researcher at Kaspersky Lab, said: “Other TV shows, such as Stranger Things, WestWorld and Orange is the New Black are not as popular as Game of Thrones. “Nevertheless, they are being used in malware distribution schemes.”
While Sean McGrath, editor of BestVPN.com, said: “These are exciting times for television fans.
“Streaming services have shaken things up and we are living through a new golden age of TV programming.
“But our love of television and desire to get things instantly makes us easy targets for those who wish to do us harm.
“Malicious executable files can easily be bound to video files, which means all a user needs to do is start watching a video and their computer could be infected.
“That’s why it’s vital to run quality antivirus software, regardless of platform or operating system.”
So, be safe and play right..!
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