BitTorrent

BitTorrent Client Transmission Suffers Remote Takeover Vulnerability

With millions of active users, Transmission is one of the most used BitTorrent clients around, particularly for Mac users.<p>The application has been …

Information Security

BitTorrent critical flaw allows hackers to remotely control users' computers

Security researchers also warned that BitTorrent clients could be susceptible to attacks as well if the flaw is leveraged.<p>A critical flaw in the …

Information Security

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent - 01/15/18

This week we have three newcomers in our chart.<p>The Shape of Water is the most downloaded movie again.<p>The data for our weekly download chart is …

Movies

Get easy-access storage w/ the 2TB & 4TB NAS systems w/ Buffalo from $160 shipped

NeweggFlash has two Buffalo NAS systems on sale right now. Starting with the Buffalo 2TB NAS system (2x1TB HDDs) for <b>$159.99 shipped</b> when you use code <b>NEFPRWU40</b> at checkout. Normally closer to $200 at most retailers, this is a fantastic price for a pre-assembled 2TB NAS. Rated 3.5/5 stars with 59% of …

Gear & Gadgets

WebTorrent Desktop Hits a Million Downloads

Fifteen years ago BitTorrent conquered the masses. It offered a superior way to share large video files, something that was virtually impossible at …

Software

Most pirated TV shows of 2017

TorrentFreak has released its list of the most downloaded TV shows of 2017, ranked according to most downloaded single episode during the past …

TV

Game of Thrones is most torrented TV show six years running

The world's most popular show is again its most pirated show, beating <i>The Walking Dead</i> and <i>Rick and Morty</i> to the dubious honour.<p>The seventh season was …

TV

Game of Thrones season 7 was pirated over a BILLION times

<i>Game of Thrones</i> has been showered in accolades of late. It’s appeared on numerous year-end best-of lists for 2017. It was the most talked-about show …

Entertainment

Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead were the most pirated shows of 2017

Surprise! Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead were the most pirated shows of 2017.<p>In a bit of news, that should surprise absolutely no one, HBO’s</i> …

TV

‘Game of Thrones’ Most Torrented TV-Show of 2017

The seventh season of Game of Thrones brought tears and joy to HBO this year.It was the most-viewed season thus far, with record-breaking TV ratings. …

Game of Thrones

The Ultimate Guide To Understanding The Basics of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

This is what a ether transaction looks behind the scenes. The first argument is from who, second to whom and third how much?<p>Ether transactions are …

Bitcoin

FCC Repeals U.S. Net Neutrality Rules

In recent months, millions of people have protested the FCC’s plan to repeal U.S. net neutrality rules, which were put in place by the Obama …

Net Neutrality

Copyright police target dodgy set-top boxes as Aussie pirates turn to streaming

As Australians lose their taste for BitTorrent, content owners are opening up a new front in the war on copyright infringement.<p>It was always going to …

Televisions

Netflix Is Not Going to Kill Piracy, Research Suggests

There is little doubt that, in many countries, Netflix has become the standard for watching movies on the Internet.<p>Generally speaking, on-demand …

Televisions

Comcast throttling BitTorrent was no big deal, FCC says | Ars Technica

Net neutrality rules unnecessary because ISPs will do the right thing, Pai says.<p>Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has consistently …

Net Neutrality

Looming Net Neutrality Repeal Sparks BitTorrent Throttling Fears

Ten years ago we uncovered that Comcast was systematically slowing down BitTorrent traffic to ease the load on its network.<p>The Comcast case ignited a …

Ajit Pai and the FCC want it to be legal for Comcast to block BitTorrent

This is what happens when you’re honest about killing net neutrality<p>FCC Chairman Ajit Pai released his proposal to kill net neutrality today, and while there’s a lot to be unhappy with, it’s hard not to be taken with the brazenness of his argument.<p>Pai thinks it was a mistake for the FCC to try and …

Net Neutrality

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 11/20/17

This week we have three newcomers in our chart.Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is the most downloaded movie again.The data for our weekly …

Movies

Original Torrentz Domain Names Listed For Sale

Last year, the torrent ecosystem lost two of its biggest sites. First KickassTorrents was taken down following a criminal investigation by the FBI, …

Internet

First µTorrent beta release adds torrent streaming

The µTorrent client on Android has hundreds of millions of downloads, but that's not surprising. People <i>love</i> downloading Linux ISOs, right? Starting …

Android News

The most pirated movies of the past week

TorrentFreak has released its list of the most downloaded movies through BitTorrent over the past week.

Movies

I’ve seen the future, it’s full of HTML.

WebComponents are more than standards.<p>Developer trends are driven by innovations in distribution. Languages, platforms, frameworks, all of them offer …

JavaScript

Proof of Space: BitTorrent Creator Publishes Eco-Friendly Mining Paper

BitTorrent developer Bram Cohen has published a new white paper that envisions an eco-friendly alternative to bitcoin's energy-intensive …

Bitcoin

NSA Spied on Early File-Sharing Networks, Including BitTorrent

In the early 2000s, when peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing was in its infancy, the majority of users had no idea that their activities could be …

National Security Agency (NSA)

SceneAccess Torrent Tracker Shuts Down

SceneAccess (SCC) has been a respected and well-connected private BitTorrent tracker for more than a decade, but a few hours ago it closed its …

Amazing

‘Game Of Thrones’ Was Reportedly Pirated Over One Billion Times In Season 7

For the first time in the show’s run, an episode of <i>Game of Thrones</i> cracked the 10 million live viewers barrier. Actually, it wasn’t just one episode in season seven; it was five, including a remarkable 12.1 million for the finale. Now imagine how much higher the ratings would have been if everyone …

TV

You Can Now Use Your Beep Card in P2P Buses Traveling Between Laguna and Makati!

IMAGE FACEBOOK/P2P Premium Bus Service<p>Good news! Commuters between <b>Laguna</b> and <b>Makati City</b> riding <b>TAS Trans’ point-to-point (P2P) buses</b> can now pay for …

Philippines

Raspberry Pi - NAS (Network Attached Storage)

Network attached Storage or NAS for short is a really good device to have if you are dealing with a large amount of files and data. I have so much of …

Raspberry Pi

Locked out of property market? Five better places for Millennials to put money

Below are five better places to put your money as a young Australian in 2017.<p>1) Financial markets<p>Once upon a time, financial markets were for …

Australian News

Singapore's GIC leads $220 million funding round for Chinese P2P lender Dianrong

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform Dianrong has raised $220 million from Singapore sovereign fund GIC Pte Ltd [GIC.UL] and other investors to fund R&D in China and potential ventures elsewhere in Asia.<p>Illustration photo of the Dianrong logo on the company's website April …

China