Anti-Piracy

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

SAS, ThreatMetrix Team to Fight Identity Fraud (CDSA)

SAS has joined forces with leading digital identity solutions provider ThreatMetrix. The alliance will help creditors better establish the "who" behind online credit applications, ... More

Study: 38% of People Still Pirate Music (Pitchfork)

The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI)—a trade group representing the global record industry—today released its annual Music Consumer Insight Report. ... More

A Solution to Unreadable Online User Agreements (WSJ)

Accept. Agree. Submit. I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve clicked on buttons like these, agreeing to online terms of service that I haven’t actually reviewed. I’m hardl... More

Google Creates New Framework for Data Protection (Tech HQ)

Data is the lifeblood of today’s world of business. It helps companies customize their products and services, optimize their processes, and transform their operations. However, c... More

Sky TV Taking Pirate Sites to Court (Stuff)

Sky TV is stepping up its attack on piracy. The pay-TV operator says it will start legal action against some of the biggest websites offering pirated content before the end of the ... More

6 Security Training Hacks to Increase Cyber IQ Org-Wide (Dark Reading)

Some of security's toughest nuts to crack are the vulnerabilities introduced by the human element. Users are duped by phishers every day. IT operations staff configure infrastructu... More

Safari, Firefox Browser to Block User Data Tracking with New Security Add-Ons (HackRead)

Apple has been trying hard to improve the security mechanisms of its hardware and software products. The addition of new privacy features in Safari browser is yet another attempt t... More

Frame.io Announces TPN Compliance (MESA)

Frame.io today announced it is TPN (Trusted Partner Network) compliant. “Securing our customers' content doesn't just matter, it’s everything,” said Emery Wells, co-founder a... More

IBC 2018: Fortium Sets Cybersecurity Panel; Veritone’s aiWARE Center Stage (CDSA)

At this week’s IBC Show, Fortium will host the Sept. 13 panel “Risk, Resilience and Reputation: Being Cyber Secure Across Your Entire Organization,” as part of the show’s C... More