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Displaying items by tag: P2P

Thursday, 23 February 2012 10:41

Zeusbot goes P2P to avoid blocking efforts

A variant of the Zeusbot/Spyeye malware has done away with the need for a command and control server, presenting a challenge for future takedown efforts.

Published in Security
Monday, 16 May 2011 16:30

Limewire gives in to industry giants

American filesharing software corporation LimeWire has settled out of court with the major record labels, reportedly for over one hundred million US dollars.

Published in Entertainment
Tuesday, 18 May 2010 10:24

LimeWire and founder found liable

In another significant victory for the record labels against online file sharing, a New York judge has ruled that popular peer-to-peer system LimeWire and its founder are responsible for copyright infringement.

Published in Technology Regulation
Tuesday, 03 November 2009 11:09

'Pirates' spend more on music than the rest of us

Another survey has found that people who download music from unsanctioned sources - those the industry likes to call pirates - are actually some of the music industry's best customers.

Australian buyers looking for a 3G Wi-Fi router now have a wider selection to choose between with the arrival of AXIM Communications' (AXIMCom's) range.

Thursday, 16 July 2009 18:40

Harry Potter magic whacked by hackers

Forget Voldemort, Harry Potter’s got a new, more human problem: cybercrime. Following the worldwide release of the new Harry Potter film yesterday, it has been discovered that cybercriminals are preying on those looking to download "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince" online.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 28 April 2009 06:27

Pirate Bay Lawyers File for Retrial

As expected, lawyers for the four Pirate bay founders have appealed to the Swedish Court of Appeal, alleging bias on the part of the presiding judge of the trial. The defendants, who received a jail sentence and multi-million dollar fine, are protesting the fact that after the trial concluded it was revealed that the judge is a member of two copyright protection organisations.

Friday, 24 April 2009 07:49

Pirate Bay - new trial to be ordered?

Major doubts have emerged regarding the validity of the judgement against the 4 Pirate Bay founders.

Could it really be true – an ISP in Australia offering broadband with no download caps? A new ISP called “myKP” says it will offer just that from January 26 but “initially” only on a limited basis in areas that can already access myKP’s Free Wi-Fi - although the service is expected to be offered to "everyone" in a "not too long" timeframe.

Published in Strategy
Thursday, 11 December 2008 11:04

Conroy congratulates Police child porn crackdown

Australia’s Minister for Communications, Senator Stephen Conroy, has issued his congratulations to the Australian Federal Police over a major crackdown on the insidious crime of Internet child abuse imagery.

Published in Fuzzy Logic
BitTorrent, the company that maintains the peer-to-peer Internet file sharing protocol of the same name, has partnered with Israel based caching solutions provider Oversi, to deliver an integrated P2P solution for ISPs. The companies claim the solution will deliver reduced bandwidth costs, deferred infrastructure investments and a higher quality subscriber experience.

Tuesday, 02 December 2008 12:21

Joost on iPhone doesn't work in Australia

Joost, the video player that delivers video over peer-to-peer (P2P) technology has moved from a separate desktop player, to a browser plug-in, and has now landed on the iPhone – but in Australia, not a single video will play!

Published in Market
NICTA have announced the release of a new network engine dubbed Badumna.  Using peer to peer (P2P) based technology, Badumna hopes to slash hosting costs for massive multiplayer online (MMO) development of 3D virtual worlds.

Published in Development




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