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Chinese Webcams Exploited in Recent Cyberattack Chinese electronics maker Xiongmai has announced a product recall after the hacking attack that affected much of the worldwide web in the United States and Europe. The root of the DDoS attack was a network of hacked “Internet of Things” devices, including webcams and digital recorders produced by UK Music Group Reported 250m Infringing Links to Google The BPI has reported its 250 millionth infringing link to the search giant, claiming that Google has to do more to solve the piracy problem and calling for the UK government Pirate Party Winning in Iceland According to the latest polls, the Pirate Party in Iceland has a serious shot at taking part in the next Government coalition, with roughly 20% of all votes just before the Banks Will Save Bitcoins to Pay Cyber Ransoms Some UK largest banks are going to stockpile Bitcoins and later use them to pay off cyber criminals threatening to bring down their critical IT systems. Bitcoins are being acquired by the largest Android Pirate App Store Operator Avoids Jail Back in 2012, a unique FBI operation shut down a few pirate Android app stores, with operators being arrested. Now one of them went to trial, but the jury failed to reach Russians in Cyberattacks: Hacking Czech Republic The Czech government suddenly decided to follow the US example and accused Russia of conducting a propaganda war on its soil. The country even set up a unit to counter the “networks of pro-Moscow puppet groups”. The Czech interior minister claimed Russians in Cyberattacks: Hacking LinkedIn A Russian citizen has been charged with hacking and stealing data from a number of tech firms, including LinkedIn. The reports are that a grand jury indicted 29-year-old Evgeny Nikulin on charges of computer intrusion and aggravated Someone in Cyberattacks: Hacking EU and US Internet Service The United States is investigating cyberattacks that led to widespread online disruption across the US and Europe a few days ago. The DHS has launched an investigation into the DDoS attack, which took offline some of the most popular websites: Netflix, Twitter, Spotify, Reddit, CNN, PayPal, Pinterest, Fox News, the Guardian, Movie Pirates Lose Appeal and Go to Jail for 4+ Years Residents of the United Kingdom, who uploaded thousands of movies in torrent networks, lost their appeal, with the court confirming their sentences of more than 4 years each, saying Pirate Used His Real Name in Streaming Site Names The UK police arrested Rainier Tamayo, the operator of streaming sites detailed in a UK High Court order obtained by the MPA, for uploading movies to his website. By the way, tracking Tamayo down wasn't really hard
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