How Leaked NSA Spy Tool 'EternalBlue' Became a Hacker Favorite

EternalBlue leaked to the public nearly a year ago. It’s wreaked havoc ever...

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Leaked NSA Tool 'Territorial Dispute' Reveals the Agency's List of Enemy Hackers

A leaked NSA tool offers a glimpse into what the NSA knows about the hacking operations of adversaries—some of which may still be secretly ongoing.

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Trump Promises Copyright Crackdown as DoJ Takes Aim at Streaming Pirates
Mar08

Trump Promises Copyright Crackdown as DoJ Takes Aim at Streaming Pirates

For the past several years most of the world has been waking up to the streaming piracy phenomenon, with pre-configured set-top boxes making inroads into millions of homes. While other countries, notably the UK, arrested many individuals while warning of a grave and looming danger, complaints from the United States remained relatively low-key. It was almost as if the stampede towards convenient yet illegal streaming had caught the...

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Torrent Tracking Evidence is Flawed and Unreliable, Alleged Pirate Argues
Mar08

Torrent Tracking Evidence is Flawed and Unreliable, Alleged Pirate Argues

Besides winning several prestigious awards, the people behind the movie Dallas Buyers Club are also known for their vigorous pursuit of online pirates. The film’s copyright holders have sued thousands of people in recent years, resulting in numerous out-of-court settlements. In Oregon, however, one defendant has proven to be a tough adversary. In a lawsuit that’s been ongoing for three years, defendant John Huszar was sued...

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Fstoppers Uploaded a Brilliant Hoax ‘Anti-Piracy’ Tutorial to The Pirate Bay
Mar08

Fstoppers Uploaded a Brilliant Hoax ‘Anti-Piracy’ Tutorial to The Pirate Bay

Fstoppers is an online community that produces extremely high-quality photographic tutorials. One of its most popular series is called Photographing the World which sees photographer Elia Locardi travel to exotic locations to demonstrate landscape and cityscape photography. These tutorials sell for almost $300, with two or three versions in a pack selling for up $700. Of course, like any other media they get pirated so when Fstoppers...

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