The First Case of Apple's OS X Ransomware Was Reported in BitTorrent Client App

The first case of ransomware malware in Apple’s OS X was reported last week, via an infected BitTorrent client app, Transmission. Both Transmission and Apple has responded to that threat and prevent further infections.

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Radiohead's Thom Yorke will use BitTorrent to sell new album

Radiohead singer Thom Yorke on Friday released an album via BitTorrent, the British rocker said, marking the first time the online file transfer system often associated with piracy has been used to sell music.

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Piracy websites make a whopping $4.4M annually on ads: report

Aside from robbing income from original makers of content, piracy websites also make around $4.4 million annually from ads, according to a study published by Digital Citizens Alliance.

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