Illegal reproduction and distribution of copyrighted material on the Web is booming as a result of security breaches in both mobile and desktop software applications.
Over 23,000 websites set up with the help of Joomla, WordPress and Drupal content management systems have been compromised and used for illegal search engine optimization by an attacker who managed to social-engineer site administrators to install a backdoor on their servers.
A joint survey by SafeNet and SIIA of more than 620 software developers and 194 enterprise software end users, revealed that developers continue to struggle with how to secure their critical intellectual property (IP) without disrupting their business.
Gottfrid Svartholm, one of the four founders of file-sharing site Pirate Bay, was arrested on Thursday in Cambodia.
For the first time since it has started the war against illegal sites, the US Department of Justice has swooped on three websites that were engaged in the illegal distribution of copies of copyrighted Android apps.
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