HBO Hackers Drop Ransom Note and More Game of Thrones Spoilers

The hackers plaguing the premium TV network have revealed their motive—and more Game of Thrones...

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Army Bans DJI Drones, Citing Security Concerns

One of the most popular drone brands is too big a security risk for the Army, at least for now.

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Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 08/08/17

This week we have two newcomers in our chart. The Mummy, which came out as a Web-DL last week, is the most downloaded movie. The data for our weekly download chart is estimated by TorrentFreak, and is for informational and educational reference only. All the movies in the list are Web-DL/Webrip/HDRip/BDrip/DVDrip unless stated otherwise. RSS feed for the weekly movie download chart. This week’s most downloaded movies are: Movie...

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RIAA’s Piracy Claims are Misleading and Inaccurate, ISP Says
Aug08

RIAA’s Piracy Claims are Misleading and Inaccurate, ISP Says

For more than a decade, copyright holders have been sending ISPs takedown notices to alert them that their subscribers are sharing copyrighted material. Under US law, providers have to terminate the accounts of repeat infringers “in appropriate circumstances” and increasingly they are being held to this standard. Earlier this year several major record labels, represented by the RIAA, filed a lawsuit in a Texas District...

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Hotspot Shield VPN Reported to FTC For Alleged Privacy Breaches
Aug08

Hotspot Shield VPN Reported to FTC For Alleged Privacy Breaches

With online privacy becoming an increasingly hot topic, large numbers of companies are offering products which claim to stop third-parties from snooping on users’ Internet activities. At the forefront are Virtual Private Networks (VPN), which push consumer traffic through encrypted tunnels and remote servers to hide activity from ISPs while offering varying levels of anonymity. Claims made by VPN companies are often scrutinized...

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