Posts Tagged ‘BitTorrent’

Gawker Users Really Love Fugazi

You probably read that Gawker, the snarky Manhattan media/gossip site that everyone reads, was hacked over the weekend, and the passwords of many, many users were compromised.
Apparently whatever security the site had in place posed only a (wait for it) minor threat to the offenders, who disseminated a file containing some of the decrypted passwords [...]

Swedish Pirates Slapped With Jail Sentence

Pirates on the high seas have been stealing headlines lately, holding captains hostage and attacking their ships. But today, music industry execs struck a potentially fatal blow against e-piracy.
A Swedish court sentenced Frederik Neij, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, Carl Lundstrom and Peter Sunde–founders of the peer-to-peer (P2P) search engine/BitTorrent tracker site The Pirate Bay–to a year [...]