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    Kroll's Michael DuBose: Corporate Insiders Could Steal Trade Secrets

    The recent hacking allegations against China are potential distractions from the threat of corporate insiders stealing trade secrets and proprietary data, according to Kroll Advisory Solutions white paper released Tuesday. “If hackers can do this much damage from the outside, just imagine what the individuals with the keys to the kingdom are capable of,” said […] More

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    Warez Ringleader Pleads Guilty to Copyright Infringement

    A Harbor City, Calif., man has pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit criminal copyright infringement, spearheading a “warez” collective that illegally reproduced and distributed copyrighted music, according to the FBI’s Washington Field Office. In his plea agreement, Richard Franco Montejano, 29, admitted to having been a member and leader of the warez group “Old School […] More

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    Pirated Work on 4chan Spikes Sales for Portland Artist

    4chan may not have the best rep around town, especially among anti-piracy groups, but the popular imageboard’s recent bootlegging effort has had a positive outcome for one artist, geek.com reports. Last week, storyboard and comic book illustrator Steve Lieber discovered that the Underground graphic novel he had illustrated for Image Comics was scanned and uploaded […] More

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    Jordan Takes Strides to Battle Piracy, Intellectual Property Rights Breaches

    Jordan’s capital of Amman has hosted its first-ever First Regional IPR and Cyber Crime Conference, highlighting the progress of Arab countries in intellectual property rights protection, and exploring recommendations for governments and companies on how reduce software piracy. Two-thirds of Middle East companies are at risk of using unlicensed or pirated software, 67 percent of […] More

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    Kiss Frontman Gene Simmons Targeted by Hackers

    Two of Gene Simmons’ official sites were shut down after members of Anonymous responded to his comments about how the  music industry should have been tougher with illegal downloaders and file sharers, according to Guardian. Both SimmonsRecords.com and GeneSimmons.com were taken offline briefly due to the attacks. Prior to the cyber attacks, the Kiss frontman […] More

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    'Operation Payback' Results in 550 Hours' Downtime, 742 Interruptions

    The shadowy hacker coalition Anonymous’ most recent DDoS attacks against 11 organizations across the world have caused more than 550 hours of downtime and 742 service interruptions since the web assaults began Sept. 17, PandaLabs reports. The latest attacks that began Oct. 6 on the Spanish Copyright Protection Society, the Spanish Culture Ministry and Promusicae websites […] More

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    Anonymous Strikes Again; DDoS Attacks Spain's Copyright Society

    After recently cyber assaulting anti-piracy advocates and threatening to attack until it “stops being angry,” hacker collective Anonymous has struck again. The target this time: the Spanish copyright protection society. PandaLabs reported how Anonymous yesterday launched a DDoS attack against the Spanish copyright protection society. As of 2:30 p.m. EDT yesterday, PandaLabs had witnessed more […] More

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