The hackers claim to have 1.5 terabytes of data stolen from HBO.
Variety, citing sources "close" to HBO, said the network was merely trying to buy time to figure out its next move, and it never had an intention of paying what the email termed as a "bounty".
The message also asks the hackers to extend a ransom deadline for one week in order for the network to secure and transfer the requested bitcoin payment.
Variety has opted not to publish the name or email address of the HBO executive from which the message was sent. The anonymous hackers were known to have made a ransom demand, but details of how this was handled were not made public.
Regardless of whether HBO meant to follow through with its US$250,000 offer, the e-mail on Friday raised questions among security professionals about the importance of the data and whether HBO's reaction might encourage future attacks. "They're being extorted. If it was a bug bounty, it'd be on the up and up".
"You have the advantage of having surprised us", reads the email, which Variety said was sent by an HBO technology team member on July 27. "In the spirit of professional cooperation, we are asking you to extend your deadline for one week".
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