The agency’s new initiative will also warn about the high cost of the free lunch – the increased risk of malware exposure. INTERPOL is stepping up its fight against online piracy after this ever-popular ‘activity’ has seen 60% growth in some countries over the past year. “Digital piracy is yet another crime area impacted by … More INTERPOL aims to deal a blow to digital piracy
The study found that the more time users spent on pirate sites the higher the likelihood that some type of malware would compromise their computers. It is hardly a surprise to learn that navigating to pirate websites entails a higher risk of running into malware. But a researcher from Carnegie Mellon University in Pennsylvania, US, … More Pirate websites expose users to more malware, study finds
Fighting modern day piracy is something of a paradox; in an open system that allows freedom (good), scoundrels are also free to skulk around doing nasty things (bad). Various efforts have been made to pounce on evildoers, but it’s a game of whack-a-mole. When one has been thwarted, others pop up as variations on the … More CyberThreats Daily: Online piracy – Fight it like REAL pirates?