Game of Thrones Season 8 first episode has officially aired few hours ago, and while everyone is scrambling for spoilers this isn’t one. As much as the show is anticipated for the audience, it also a magnet for illegal streaming and torrent use, making it even riskier than usual.
Here is why you Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 1 torrents are unsafe and how can they harm you!
First off, the very basic reason not to download the currently airing show is because it is illegal, doing so is against the law and one can be arrested for the same. Another reason to be away from the torrents this season is because hackers are waiting for the opportunity where thousands of people will be downloading the show online and ransomware is on a rise these days.
Ransomware is typically as type of malicious software which affects your computer, it is capable of encrypting all your data in exchange for ransom. The hackers then threaten to publish or delete your data if you do not pay the amount.
The safest option for you to view the show is, through legal means, which mean you either tune in on Monday nights at Star World or you can watch the episodes at airing time on Star’s OTT platform, Hotstar by subscribing.