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Popular Torrent Uploader 'CracksNow' Caught Spreading Ransomware

Popular Torrent Uploader 'CracksNow' Caught Spreading Ransomware

February 18, 2019Wang Wei
It's not at all surprising that downloading movies and software from the torrent network could infect your computer with malware, but it's more heartbreaking when a popular, trusted file uploader goes rogue. Popular software cracks/keygens uploader "CracksNow," who had trusted status from many torrent sites, has now been banned from several torrent sites after he was repeatedly found distributing the malware bundled with his uploads. In recent months, according to TorrentFreak , many downloaders complained that the files they downloaded, shared by CracksNow on torrents, found containing GandCrab ransomware and other malware that can do severe damage to computers. Discovered earlier last year, GandCrab is a widespread ransomware threat, like every other ransomware in the market, that encrypts all files on an infected system and blackmails victims to pay a ransom in digital currency to unlock them. GandCrab ransomware was being distributed late last month via a
New KickAss Torrents (KAT) ~ Best Torrent Sites 2019 (Working)

New KickAss Torrents (KAT) ~ Best Torrent Sites 2019 (Working)

January 01, 2019Wang Wei
Good news, the new Kickass Torrents site is back online. Back in July 2017, popular BitTorrent site Kickass Torrents (KAT cr) was taken down by the United States authorities. The peer-to-peer file sharing site became the world's biggest piracy hub after The Pirate Bay went offline. Now shortly after law enforcement shut down the original KAT site, a group of devoted site staffers launched the Katcr.co forum in hopes of bringing back the Kickass Torrents download sites to its former glory, soon. New KickAss Torrents Site 2019 Katcr.co team has now launched a new torrent website that looks identical to the original Kickass site. It hosts a good number of torrent files and magnet links for movies torrent, TV shows, software, games, and music torrent. The new Kickass torrents site ( KATcr.co/new ) is back online with some of its original staff and dedicated uploaders. Here's what the KAT cr team said on the site’s launch: "We have all our major uploaders
ISPs Should Block ‘The Pirate Bay’ Torrent Site: Top European Court Rules

ISPs Should Block ‘The Pirate Bay’ Torrent Site: Top European Court Rules

June 14, 2017Mohit Kumar
The Pirate Bay — a widely popular file-sharing website predominantly used to share copyrighted material free of charge — is once again in trouble, this time in Europe. The European Union Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled today that Dutch ISPs can block access to The Pirate Bay, as the Swedish file-hosting website facilitates an "act of communication" by allowing users to post and obtain torrents for pirated films, TV shows and music for free. Dutch anti-piracy group Stichting Brein (BREIN) in 2009 filed a case against local Internet Service Providers (ISPs) Ziggo and XS4ALL, and in 2012, the District Court of The Hague ruled that the ISPs must block users from accessing The Pirate Bay. However, Ziggo and XS4ALL, ISPs successfully overturned the decision two years later with the court ruling against BREIN and concluding that the blockade restricted the internet providers entrepreneurial freedoms. BREIN group then took the same case to the Supreme Court, who eventually r
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