Tag Archives: bitcoin

Hacker Suspected of Extorting HBO Over ‘Game of Thrones’ Script is Charged (Digital Trends)

Winter is coming for the hacker involved in one of the most publicized computer hacks of 2017. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York named Iranian citi... More

Can an Army of Bitcoin ‘Bounty Hunters’ Deter Pirates? (TorrentFreak)

When we first heard of the idea to use Bitcoin bounties to track down pirated content online, we scratched our heads. Snitching on copyright infringers is not a new concept, but t... More

EU: Tor, Bitcoin Hinder Anti-Piracy Efforts (TorrentFreak)

To avoid enforcement efforts, pirate sites often go to extremes to hide themselves from rightsholders and authorities. Increasingly, this also means that they use various encrypti... More