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Flaw in Popular Transmission BitTorrent Client Lets Hackers Control Your PC Remotely

Flaw in Popular Transmission BitTorrent Client Lets Hackers Control Your PC Remotely

January 15, 2018Swati Khandelwal
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in the widely used Transmission BitTorrent app that could allow hackers to remotely execute...
Torrentz.eu Shuts Down Forever! End of Biggest Torrent Search Engine

Torrentz.eu Shuts Down Forever! End of Biggest Torrent Search Engine

August 04, 2016Mohit Kumar
Over two weeks after the shutdown of Kickass Torrents and arrest of its admin in Poland, the world's biggest BitTorrent meta-search eng...
'The Pirate Bay' Goes Down After Swedish Police Raid Server Room

'The Pirate Bay' Goes Down After Swedish Police Raid Server Room

December 09, 2014Mohit Kumar
The Pirate Bay — an infamous Torrent website predominantly used to share copyrighted material such as films, TV shows and music files, ...
Sony Pictures Hack — 5 Things You Need To Know

Sony Pictures Hack — 5 Things You Need To Know

December 01, 2014Swati Khandelwal
What a horrible start the holiday season in U.S. Over Thanksgiving weekend, Sony Pictures Entertainment suffered a massive data breach ...
Google Search Algorithm to Demote Piracy Sites In Search Results

Google Search Algorithm to Demote Piracy Sites In Search Results

October 21, 2014Wang Wei
The Search Engine giant is not going to spare the Pirated content providing sites . Google is ready to fulfill its commitment to downgra...
The Pirate Bay Runs on 21 "Raid-Proof" Virtual Machines To Avoids Detection

The Pirate Bay Runs on 21 "Raid-Proof" Virtual Machines To Avoids Detection

September 23, 2014Mohit Kumar
The Pirate Bay is the world's largest torrent tracker site which handles requests from millions of users everyday and is in the top...
Cryptolocker Malware learned to replicate itself through removable USB drives

Cryptolocker Malware learned to replicate itself through removable USB drives

January 05, 2014Swati Khandelwal
In the category of Ransomware Malware, a nasty piece of malware called  CRYPTOLOCKER  is on the top, that threatened most of the people aro...
Warning : Fake Grand Theft Auto V torrent spreading malware

Warning : Fake Grand Theft Auto V torrent spreading malware

September 05, 2013Mohit Kumar
Excitement continues .. Rockstar Games schedule the release of latest The Grand Theft Auto series, GTA 5  on September 17, but Cyber Cr...
U.K. Internet service providers ordered to block three filesharing websites

U.K. Internet service providers ordered to block three filesharing websites

February 28, 2013Mohit Kumar
The UK High Court has ordered  BSkyB , BT , Virgin Media and three other UK broadband providers to block access to three music and movie ...
Bulgarian torrent tracker forum hacked and accused of collecting user IP

Bulgarian torrent tracker forum hacked and accused of collecting user IP

November 19, 2012Mohit Kumar
A Russian hacker going by name - " kOS " hack into the Bulgarian torrent tracker " Arenabg " website ( http://forum.aren...