Monthly Archives: December 2016

Will 2017 Be the Year Virtual Reality Gets Real?

By | December 31, 2016

Virtual actuality iswell, real. The final yr has seen the launch of every foremost VR platform, from high-quality tethered methods like HTCâEUs Vive and FacebookâEUs Oculus Rift, by way of to cheap-and-cheerful smartphone-based platforms like GoogleâEUs Daydream and SamsungâEUs Gear VR. The early adopters have purchased in, the launch video games have been launched, and… Read More »

New KickassTorrents Team Condemns Jailing of Music Pirate

By | December 31, 2016

Following a joint investigation with licensing outfit PRS for Music, final yr officers from the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) and Merseyside police raided an tackle in Everton, Liverpool. They arrested Wayne Evans, a neighborhood DJ who was involved inside the internet distribution of digital music. Known on-line as OldSkoolScouse, Evans uploaded packs of… Read More »

Google Removed Over 900 Million ‘Pirate’ Links in 2016

By | December 31, 2016

Day in and day trip copyright holders are bombarding Google with DMCA takedown notices, stating hyperlinks to pirated content. The majority of these requests are despatched by the music and film industries, focusing on a full lot of hundreds of assorted websites. In latest years the quantity of takedown notices has elevated spectacularly and in… Read More »

Small Retailers Shift Plans as Online Sales Grow

By | December 30, 2016

When clients stroll into JAM Paper, they will choose from a whole bunch of journey bows, rolls of wrapping paper and present bags, collectively with hundreds of on an everyday basis stationery items. Yet the store will account for simply 2 p.c of the company’s enterprise this year. JAM Paper now will get rather a… Read More »

‘Deadpool’ is the Most Torrented Movie of 2016

By | December 30, 2016

Every week hundreds of 1000’s of people flock to torrents sites, wanting for pirated copies of the latest blockbusters. At the prime of the yr we take a look at what movement pictures have been pirated most typically and this yr ‘Deadpool’ comes out as a consequence of the clear winner. Pirated copies of the… Read More »

Recent Spam Runs in Germany Show How Threats Intend to Stay in the Game

By | December 30, 2016

By Alice Decker, Jasen Sumalapao, and Gilber Sison In early December, GoldenEye ransomware (detected by Trend Micro as RANSOM_GOLDENEYE.A) was observed targeting German-speaking users—particularly those belonging to the human resource department. GoldenEye, a relabeled version of the Petya (RANSOM_PETYA) and Mischa (RANSOM_MISCHA) ransomware combo, GoldenEye not only kept to the James Bond theme of its earlier… Read More »