Emil Protalinski

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Emil is a freelance journalist writing for CNET and ZDNet. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, including Ars Technica, Neowin, and TechSpot.

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Demonoid owners under criminal investigation

Demonoid owners under criminal investigation

Demonoid, one of the biggest torrent sites, was taken down on July 25 by a massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. Ukrainian officials then made sure the servers remained inaccessible, and now the owners are reportedly under criminal investigation in Mexico.

August 7, 2012 by in Security

Demonoid busted by the police

Demonoid busted by the police

Demonoid, one of the biggest torrent sites, was taken down on July 25 by a massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. Ukrainian officials then made sure the servers remained inaccessible, apparently to show the U.S. it is taking intellectual property rights seriously.

August 6, 2012 by in Security

Reuters' Twitter account hacked

Reuters' Twitter account hacked

The Reuters blogging platform was hacked on Friday. The ReutersTech Twitter account was hacked on Sunday. The two events appear to be related; in both cases, fake news was posted in relation to the currently ongoing Syrian Civil War.

August 5, 2012 by in Security