Anti-Piracy

ISE: Leading Password Managers are Insecure (CBR)

Leading password managers are rife with insecurities when it comes to memory management, failing to scrub data from local memory that could be used to expose their bank of user pas... More

PSG Stream ‘Pirate’ Broadcast of Man Utd Victory on Official Facebook Page (Evening Standard)

Paris Saint-Germain may have illegally streamed their own match against Manchester United on Facebook. Some PSG fans were able to tune in and watch the victory via the club’s off... More

The Rising Trend of Personalized Phishing Attacks (Tech HQ)

The fourth-quarter holiday shopping period is a peak time of the year for opportunistic phishing activity, not just targeting spendy-happy consumers, but businesses as well.... More

Why Movie Piracy is Much More Dangerous Than You Think (Yahoo UK)

Movie piracy didn’t used to be so sophisticated. A bloke flogging timecoded DVDs of the latest film releases down the pub, your mate who had seen a shaky version of the latest Ar... More

Big Data Has Created a Surge in Demand for VPN Solutions (SDC)

Companies all over the world now know more about us than we know about ourselves – all thanks tothe rise of big data. VPNs are the most effective way for consumers to take back c... More

Four Cybersecurity Priorities for Congress to Confront Active Threats (The Hill)

The 116th Congress may have difficulty finding common ground on most issues. But there is at least one area that presents the opportunity for bipartisan action: cybersecurity. Cybe... More

How Blockchain May Kill the Password (CW)

Blockchain technology is being piloted as the basis for self-sovereign identities, which can eliminate user names and passwords for logging into corporate sites or verify sensitive... More

The Cyber Attribution Dilemma: 3 Barriers to Cyber Deterrence (Security Intelligence)

Given that the most serious threats in cyberspace are other state actors and their proxies, traditional thinking is focused on deterrence. Yet there are significant challenges for ... More

How Blockchain Is Making Waves In Media, Entertainment (Forbes)

Piracy. A blockchain platform cannot solve the privacy problem just by recording transactions, but it can mitigate piracy if the platform itself delivers the content so streaming t... More

How China Weaned Itself Off Music Piracy (Inkstone)

In the not-so-distant past, almost everyone in China was a pirate. In 2011, China’s digital music piracy rate was 99%, according to a report by the International Federation of th... More

NAGRA Secures United Group’s New 4K Android TV Platform (MESA)

NAGRA announced today it is securing EON, the latest video service launched by United Group, the leading telecoms and media provider in South East Europe, in four markets: Serbia, ... More

Why Phishing Works: It Exploits Human Gullibility (Avanade Insights)

Phishing has evolved from a scatter-gun approach as a generic email sent to millions of people with the expectation of a low percentage of hits to a targeted campaign designed to e... More

How to Stay One Step Ahead of Phishing Websites – Literally (Security Intelligence)

Phishing scams are more advanced and widespread than ever, and threat actors are becoming increasingly sophisticated in their ability to craft malicious websites that look legitima... More

NOS Taps NAGRA to Fight Soccer Piracy in Portugal (CDSA)

NAGRA and NOS are stepping up the fight against broadcast and streaming piracy of Benfica soccer league matches. NOS, which owns the rights to Benfica games and the distribution ri... More

Cyber Monday Scam: Fake Apps Leave Customers ‘Vulnerable to Attack’ (Verdict)

This Friday is Black Friday, the biggest retail holiday in the world. With shoppers looking to the internet to find the best bargains, the holiday has quickly moved online, with Cy... More

13% of IT Workers Share Passwords with Peers Despite Fears of Identity Theft (Consultancy)

As organisations become more aware that bad cybersecurity practices leave their businesses open to infiltration and breaches, many employees and bosses remain unwilling to apply th... More

Top 5 Ways to Pick a Secure Password (TechRepublic)

Oh, passwords. Someday somebody will save us from them. Until that heady day, we still need them and we need to choose ones that are really hard to guess. Even if you have two-fact... More

Research: The Best Way to Stop Music Piracy is to Scare the Hell Out of People (Quartz)

In Victor Hugo’s 1862 novel Les Misérables, a police officer named Inspector Javert endlessly pursues the hero, Jean Valjean, for stealing a loaf of bread. Javert would probably... More

Outsmarting Ransomware (ISE Blog)

Handling incoming email is the scourge of any small business. Often receiving hundreds of messages per day, a business owner must sift through marketing communications, malware, ve... More

The Horror of Piracy (Irdeto Perspective)

The film industry has long suffered from the effects of piracy and our research has found that horror movies are very popular, especially this time of year. Irdeto investigated pir... More