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2020-01-04 - OMI IN A HELLCAT: Selling Drugs to Making “$200K a Day” From Pirate IPTV

Sun, 05/01/2020 - 18:06
One of the most curious ongoing piracy cases in the world right now involves popular YouTuber Bill Omar Carrasquillo, aka OMI IN A HELLCAT. In November 2019, the apparently mega-rich founder of pirate IPTV service Gears TV and Gears Reloaded took to YouTube to declare that he’d been raided by FBI... Economic Legal

2020-01-04 - This Week In Techdirt History: December 29th - January 4th

Sun, 05/01/2020 - 18:06
Five Years Ago This week in 2014/15, we reveled in the tradition of governments dropping news on Christmas Eve in the hopes that nobody will pay attention to it — employed by the NSA in releasing details on its illegal surveillance of Americans and by the French government to enact a... Economic

2020-01-04 - Iranian Cyberattacks Feared After Killing of Top General

Sun, 05/01/2020 - 18:06
Iran’s retaliation for the United States' targeted killing of its top general is likely to include cyberattacks, security experts warned Friday. Iran’s state-backed hackers are already among the world’s most aggressive and could inject malware that triggers major disruptions to the U.S. read... Security

2020-01-04 - The Christmas Goat and IPv6 (Year 10)

Sun, 05/01/2020 - 18:06
This year marked the 10th anniversary of collecting statistics for IPv6 from the Christmas Goat. It's the third year now with almost no snow, and with this crazy winters and climate, it's hard to get any good photos of the goat. The photo is only from 3–4 days in early December with... Infrastructure and Standardisation

2020-01-04 - Authorities lost track of suspect after WhatsApp hacking warning

Sun, 05/01/2020 - 18:06
By Waqas The terror suspect got away after ill-timed WhatsApp hacking warning. This is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post: Authorities lost track of suspect after WhatsApp hacking warning Security

2020-01-04 - Konexión, cuarto trimestre de 2019

Sat, 04/01/2020 - 18:06
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2020-01-04 - [Interview] How Bulawayo Chiefs Became The Kings Of Sports Social Media

Sat, 04/01/2020 - 18:06
[Image Source: Bulawayo Chiefs] A few weeks back, we compiled social media statistics to determine which local club was most popular on social media. Bulawayo Chiefs is not known for high-calibre performances on the pitch but they’ve managed to foster a huge social media community and becoming... Economic

2020-01-04 - Techdirt 2019: The Stats.

Sat, 04/01/2020 - 18:06
Every year, a few days after New Year's Day, we post some stats about traffic and comments from the previous year (we do it a few days after New Year's to make sure that we actually have complete data for the year -- and also, because it takes a bit of time to go through all the data, and... Infrastructure and Standardisation Human Rights Economic

2020-01-03 - Take 2 Sues Fan Over Project To Finally Bring 'Red Dead 1' To The PC

Sat, 04/01/2020 - 18:06
Take 2 Interactive, the famed game studio behind the Grand Theft Auto franchise, is no stranger to our pages. When we have posted about the company, however, it has typically been to highlight how many ridiculous lawsuits and threats it faces over IP from unlikely sources. There was the ongoing... Economic Legal

2020-01-03 - CES 2020 Preview: A Haptic Phone Display, Scrunchable Battery, and Cooler That Makes Water From Air

Sat, 04/01/2020 - 18:06
CES 2020, which kicks off on Tuesday, will be full of Internet of Things (IoT) devices made smarter than ever by artificial intelligence, TVs and home appliances that beg you to converse with them, and wearables that tell you more about yourself than you likely want to know.  But the best part of... Legal

2020-01-03 - IPV6 and other web infrastructure industry predictions for 2020

Fri, 03/01/2020 - 18:06
The year 2019 has come and gone. Thus, ushering in 2020, a year experts believe will alter the web infrastructure space from the establishment of the 5G technology to the growing Cloud influence. The United Kingdom-based Vincentas Grinius, CEO of Heficed, a network infrastructure provider,... Infrastructure and Standardisation

2020-01-03 - Infamous Pirate Group Starts Year by Leaking Frozen 2 Screener

Fri, 03/01/2020 - 18:06
Every year movie screeners are sent out to industry insiders who cast their votes for the Oscars and other awards. While these releases are generally well-protected, several titles still manage to leak online. In recent years, piracy group Hive-CM8 has been the source of most of these leaks. It has... Economic

2020-01-03 - Vulnerabilities Equities Processes: Comparative Processes and Best Practices

Fri, 03/01/2020 - 18:06
PublikationVulnerabilities Equities Processes: Comparative Processes and Best PracticesBeitragThe NYU Center for Cybersecurity hosted a workshop on Building Common Approaches for Cybersecurity and Privacy in a Globalized World to discuss...... Security

2020-01-03 - Three of the best: Cybersecurity

Fri, 03/01/2020 - 18:06
Three of the best posts on security topics from 2019. Security

2020-01-02 - Clustering pattern of Azteca ant colonies may be due to a Turing mechanism

Fri, 03/01/2020 - 18:06
Enlarge / A recent study by University of Michigan researchers found evidence of Turing patterns in the movement of Azteca ant colonies on coffee farms in Mexico. (credit: University of Michigan) Azteca ants build their nests in shade trees, and it's relatively common to find other nests in... Legal

2020-01-02 - UL Pushes Security Standards For The Internet Of Broken Things

Fri, 03/01/2020 - 18:06
If you hadn't noticed yet, the internet of things is a security and privacy shit show. Millions of poorly-secured internet-connected devices are now being sold annually, introducing massive new attack vectors and vulnerabilities into home and business networks nationwide. Thanks to IOT... Security

2020-01-02 - Final Fantasy VII Remake demo has leaked, is packed with teases, spoilers

Fri, 03/01/2020 - 18:06
Enlarge / Shortly after a database leak, this official image from the upcoming Final Fantasy VII Remake demo was taken down. And, gosh, did this leaked demo contain a lot of stuff. (credit: Square Enix) Though the headline mentions spoilers, we've taken care to hide them after a certain point... Security

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