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Torrent network could let single hacker bring down major websites

A vulnerability has been found in several widely used torrent applications that could allow a single undetectable hacker to use the software as a tool for executing devastating DDoS attacks against major websites, throwing them offline.

Now there's a torrent network that police can't shut down

Researchers from Delft University of Technology have unveiled a new torrent client that they claim is "impossible to shut down," TorrentFreak reports.

Thom Yorke releases new album via BitTorrent

Radiohead fans were whipped into a frenzy this week with front man Thom Yorke hinting at new material. While news of a new Radiohead album has yet to surface, Yorke will be releasing a new album in an unusual way.

BitTorrent unveils 'NSA-proof' Bleep software

San Francisco - BitTorrent has unveiled a new decentralized messaging platform specifically designed to protect user metadata and anonymity.

Torrent site says music industry most harmful to online freedom 

The music industry is under fire from torrent index isohunt. The site says the conglomerate labels are infringing on the freedoms of internet users.

AC/DC's Latest Album Is Going Strong a Week Early on BitTorrent Sites

For eight long years fans of AC/DC have waited for a new album. Black Ice is due to be released this coming weekend but many have already downloaded the album.

Comcast Sued for Blocking BitTorrent Internet Traffic

A lawsuit has been filed by Jon Hart, a California man who is accusing internet service provider Comcast of violating user contracts, false advertising and computer fraud because they block BitTorrent traffic.

Comcast Caught Plugging Flood of BitTorrent Traffic

Comcast is secretly managing Internet traffic, according to an investigative report by Associated Press. Comcast is blocking BitTorrent transfers, regardless of whether the items are legal or not. The net neutrality controversy just got more interesting.

First pirated HD-DVD out on Bittorent networks

Even with these two new high definition formats out there had to be a matter of time before they got cracked. According to the link above there is a movie out on the bittorrent network at a whopping 19gb in size.

MPAA Caught Uploading Fake Torrents

A company named "Media Defender" has been traced to uploading fake torrents to report IP addresses to your ISP.

New BitTorrent Client causes Worry

"Everyone loves to get something for nothing, but there is usually a hidden cost associated with any promise of gain without effort. Such is the case with a new BitTorrent client called BitTyrant, whose authors claim will increase download speeds by an av

Sony’s Review

Looking for an alternative for Bittorrent? Time to check out befor it is too late because they have been sewed by Universal Music Group.

BitTorrent Acquires µTorrent

This was posted yesterda in the µTorrent forum. A letter from Bram Cohen to the µTorrent community.

The Pirate Bay Expands Lineup

Additionally, in response to the growing demand for TV programming, ThePirateBay has included a new section dedicated to such torrents. In a recent blog posting, ThePirateBay announced its new TV feature:

Bit Torrent Sites Join Forces

Bushtorrent, Demonoid, MyBittorrent, Fenopy, Snarf-it, Torrentportal and Torrentreactor have teamed up.

Bittorrent 5 released

BitTorrent’s software client allows you to quickly download high-quality digital content such as video, music, and games. Available in over 20 languages, it harnesses our community of over 70 million users to deliver files to your PC faster than anythin

BitTorrent inks deals to embed software in Internet devices

Ah ha, that's what they have been up to...

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