LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 21: Weapons Master Tommy Dunne, Comedian Al Murray, Actor Ian McElhinney and Presenter Sue Perkins during Game of Thrones: From Page to Screen part of Advertising Week Europe 2016 day 4 at Picturehouse Central on April 21, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images for Advertising Week Europe)

Hackers have laid siege to HBO, but this time around the leak appears to have been their own fault

HBO has accidentally broadcast this week's Game of Thrones

In a devastating blunder, HBO Spain appears to have accidentally broadcast Game of Thrones season 7 episode 6 four days early. The episode was reportedly available on-demand to Spanish subscribers for one hour before being removed - long enough for it to be ripped and shared.