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Investigation: Pirate sites pose malware risk

Visitors to piracy sites are bombarded with malicious ads that use scare tactics to trick them into downloading malware, including ransomware that takes over files to force victims to pay to regain access, a joint investigation by the Digital Citizens Alliance, White Bullet, and Unit 221B has found. The investigation also found that these malicious […]

September 16, 2022By Colin Mann

Study: Lockdown + piracy = toxic cybersecurity combination

Millions of Americans who are conducting sensitive or confidential work on home networks during the Covid-19 crisis are substantially more likely to face malware and other security threats if they also have piracy devices and apps in their homes, according to a new study from Internet threat education body Digital Citizens Alliance (DCA). A research […]

February 24, 2021By Colin Mann

Apple TV+ boost for anti-piracy efforts

The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE), the coalition dedicated to protecting the dynamic legal market for creative content, has confirmed that Apple TV+ is its newest member and will join its governing board. The addition of Apple’s streaming service further strengthens ACE’s collective approach to disrupting a piracy ecosystem that harms creators. According to […]

October 9, 2020By Colin Mann