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 admin: We'll be back

Demonoid admin: We'll be back

Demonoid, one of the biggest torrent sites around, was taken down on July 25 after a massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. The website is now completely unresponsive, although its administrator says he says he will bring it back eventually.

August 3, 2012 by in Security

80% of Olympic sites are scams

80% of Olympic sites are scams

The 2012 Olympics is a perfect sporting event for everyone, including scammers. In your search to get the latest news about the Games, beware of fake domains set up just for pushing scams and spam. 4 in 5 of the sites out there are fake.

August 3, 2012 by in Security

Reuters hacked, fake news posted

Reuters hacked, fake news posted

Thomson Reuters has confirmed the Reuters News blogging platform was hacked and that a false interview with a Syrian rebel leader was posted. The Reuters blogging website has been taken down to fix the problem.

August 3, 2012 by in Security

Is Demonoid gone for good?

Is Demonoid gone for good?

Demonoid, one of the world's biggest torrent sites, was taken down by a massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack last week. Now, the demonoid.me domain has started redirecting to random bogus sites. Does this mean Demonoid is gone for good?

August 1, 2012 by in Security