The House Intelligence Committee's Russia Report Doesn't Exonerate Donald Trump

Republicans concluded that Trump’s campaign didn’t collude with Russia, but the president is far from off the...

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Joy Reid Blames Hackers, Just Like Everyone Else

Joy Reid may have very well been the target of a malicious breach. Or she’s just the latest person to blame hackers for her past mistakes.

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Coincheck Recorded Profit Despite the Hack While Victims Hit with Taxes

Japanese exchange Coincheck is still profitable after suffering one of the biggest hacks in cryptocurrency history. The exchange recorded an estimated writedown of 47.3 billion yen (~US$432.56 million) for the funds used to compensate customers. Victims, however, were slapped with tax bills. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space A Writedown for Coincheck It has been roughly three months since one of the...

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ISP Sued For Breaching User Privacy After Blocking Pirate Sites
Apr28

ISP Sued For Breaching User Privacy After Blocking Pirate Sites

After hinting at moves to curb online piracy last month, on April 13 the Japanese government announced emergency measures to target websites hosting pirated manga, anime and other types of content. In common with dozens of counterparts around the world, the government said it favored site-blocking as the first line of defense. However, with no specific legislation to fall back on, authorities asked local ISPs if they’d come...

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Pre-Release Game of Thrones Leaks Bred Pirates, Research Shows
Apr28

Pre-Release Game of Thrones Leaks Bred Pirates, Research Shows

The pre-release leak of four Game of Thrones episodes, early 2015, is one of the most prominent piracy cases in TV history. The first copies, leaked from a review screener, quickly spread across public torrent sites and were downloaded millions of times. HBO was understandably upset and feared that the leaks would hurt their bottom line. While that was not immediately apparent after the official premiere, new research suggests that...

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