Daily Archives: May 17, 2017

Movie Piracy Blackmail Plot Fails, Six Arrested

By | May 17, 2017

According to anti-piracy outfits the world over, people not often leak movies or TV reveals for something fully different than profit. While that assertion is form of definitely untrue, a worrying pattern in 2017 is damaging the picture of piracy further, if that was even possible. We’re talking about buying copyrighted content material by a… Read More »

Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Returns After 6-Year Absence

By | May 17, 2017

Biz Stone, thought of one of Twitter’s 4 co-founders, introduced Tuesday he is returning to the social media agency after a 6-year absence. Stone [pictured above] had labored on completely different projects, collectively with founding Jelly, “a human-powered search and discovery engine,” which was acquired by Pinterest in March. “My prime focus will possible be… Read More »

Surfer Worked from Bedroom To Beat Cyberattack

By | May 17, 2017

As an large “ransomware” assault raced from pc to computer, infecting tens of hundreds throughout the world, a youthful tech professional labored from his bed room in England to deliver the rampage to a halt. But Marcus Hutchins does not contemplate himself a hero. The 22-year-old credited with cracking the WannaCry cyberattack advised The Associated… Read More »

The Blame Game, Ransomware Edition: Who’s at Fault?

By | May 17, 2017

From governments to individuals, there’s an glorious deal of finger-pointing occurring following the newest worldwide cyberattack. Who’s being focused for blame? There’s Microsoft, whose ubiquitous Windows working strategies have been compromised after attackers exploited a safety hole. Then there’s the us government, whose Windows hacking devices have been leaked to the on-line and obtained into… Read More »

ExtraTorrent Shuts Down For Good

By | May 17, 2017

In a shock move, ExtraTorrent decided to close down today, for good. Users who entry the site’s homepage are welcomed by a quick however clear message, indicating that the trendy torrent index will not return (the message seems intermittently). “ExtraTorrent has shut down permanently.” “ExtraTorrent with all mirrors goes offline.. We completely erase all data.… Read More »

After WannaCry, UIWIX Ransomware and Monero-Mining Malware Follow Suit

By | May 17, 2017

WannaCry ransomware’s outbreak in the course of the weekend was mitigated by having its kill change area registered. It was solely a matter of time, however, for completely different cybercriminals to observe suit. Case in point: the emergence of UIWIX ransomware (detected by Trend Micro as RANSOM_UIWIX.A) and one notable Trojan our sensors detected. UIWIX simply… Read More »

What Is Bitcoin? A Look on the Digital Currency

By | May 17, 2017

It’s value better than an oz of gold proper now, it is fully digital and it is the foreign money of various for the cyberattackers who crippled pc networks all by way of the world in latest days. When the attackers’ “ransomware” sprang into action, it held victims hostage by encrypting their information and demanding… Read More »