The EARN IT Act Is a Sneak Attack on Encryption

The crypto wars are back in full...

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Russia Is Learning How to Bypass Facebook's Disinfo Defenses

Social media platforms have stepped up the fight against Russia’s Internet Research Agency—but the IRA is evolving too.

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Hackers Can Clone Millions of Toyota, Hyundai, and Kia Keys

Encryption flaws in a common anti-theft feature expose vehicles from major manufacturers.

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Hellboy Makers Want $270,000 in Piracy Damages from MKVCage Operator
Mar06

Hellboy Makers Want $270,000 in Piracy Damages from MKVCage Operator

A group of movie companies, operating under the parent company Millennium Funding, has broadened its anti-piracy efforts over the past year or so. Where the makers of films such as Hellboy, Hitman’s Bodyguard, and Mechanic: Resurrection previously focused on individual pirates, they have upped the ante by targeting site owners as well. These efforts enjoyed some success including the shutdown of the popular app Cotomovies and...

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French ISPs Block Dozens of Pirate Sites Following Movie Industry Action
Mar06

French ISPs Block Dozens of Pirate Sites Following Movie Industry Action

In common with at least 30 countries all around the world, France is becoming ever more receptive of site-blocking as a means to mitigate copyright infringement. France has been blocking ‘pirate’ sites for more than five years on behalf of the music and movie industries but last year academic publishers Elsevier and Springer Nature also got involved. As a result, a court in Paris ordered several of the largest French ISPs...

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