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Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Porn Torrent Fraud Charge

A US lawyer, indicted on charges of entrapping torrenters by producing and uploading pornographic films then threatening tracked downloaders with copyright lawsuits, has ...

March 10, 2017 at 12:00 am by

Two Attorneys Indicted for Porn Torrent Extortion Scheme

Two US lawyers have been indicted for engaging in an elaborate extortion scheme which involved deliberately seeding copyrighted materials they owned to torrent sites so that ...

December 22, 2016 at 6:00 am by
DDoS Attacks

DDoS Extortionists Are Getting Paid Without a Single DDoS Attack

DDoS (Distributed Denial Of Service) attacks are on the rise, with more and more people suffering from the online attack. These attacks tend to hit companies and businesses ...

April 26, 2016 at 9:35 am by

New Ransomware Does The Unforgivable – Forgets How To Unlock Your Files

Ransomware is a whole new level of problems for computer users. Previously malicious software, or malware for short, would spread causing chaos and destruction wherever it ...

November 11, 2015 at 1:00 am by

Hundreds of Wikipedia Editors Caught Promoting Brands

Hundreds of Wikipedia editors have been banned from the online encyclopaedia after being found promoting products and brands within articles for pay. Wikipedia’s CheckUser ...

September 2, 2015 at 11:00 am by

Silk Road Investigator Guilty of Stealing From Site

The head of the Baltimore task force that was investigating the Silk Road black market website has pled guilty to using the site to extort money, and even admitted to agreeing ...

July 2, 2015 at 8:00 pm by

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