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Four people arrested in connection with Game of Thrones episode leak

Indian police have arrested four people following the online leaking of an episode of the hit HBO TV series “Game of Thrones”.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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First comes piracy, then comes prison. Six men plead guilty to massive software fraud scheme

Six men have pleaded guilty to a global software piracy scheme that netted $100 million in sales.

David Bisson reports.


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Welcome to Whack-a-mole, Pirate Bay style

Pirate Bay, the infamous first port of call for many people looking to find torrents of copyrighted movies, TV shows and music, has been taken offline after a raid by Swedish police.


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Hacker claims to have jailbroken PlayStation 4 to play pirated games, and upset Sony

Wherever you stand on the debate of whether people should be able to jailbreak their home entertainment devices, one thing is for sure.

Hackers really don’t like Sony.


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Doctor Who "Name of the Doctor" finale may have leaked early, but you really shouldn’t download it

Doctor Who’s season finale, “The Name of the Doctor”, has accidentally fallen into the hands of fans in the United States.

But downloading a torrent of the as-yet unbroadcast episode may not be the wisest move.


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Pirate Bay co-founder charged with hacking offences, attempt to steal money from bank accounts

Pirate Bay cofounder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg has been charged in Sweden, on suspicion that he – and three other men – hacked into various organisations, and attempted to fraudulently withdraw money out of Nordea bank accounts.


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Dodgy Android markets shut down by FBI in copyright crackdown

Some Android users have got a nasty scare, as three websites – involved in the distribution of cracked and stolen Android smartphone apps – were shut down by the FBI.


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Is the AnonyUpload file-sharing website for real?

In a bizarre marketing move, AnonyUpload explains why it’s rubbish and that it’s not a replacement for MegaUpload.


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Click on an Anonymous link, and you could be DDoS’ing the US government

Anonymous seems to want revenge after the arrest of Megaupload’s founders on piracy charges.

Take care what links you click on, you could be launching a denial-of-service attack against the US government and entertainment industry.


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New proposals to fight UK internet piracy are ridiculous

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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France threatens draconian internet piracy law

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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