Virus Bulletin 2017 – first time speaker impressions

While probably most of VB2017 participant are still enjoying Madrid, I had to leave home early and decided to use the opportunity of time spent at the airport to write down my impressions from the conference. I was both first time speaker and participant, so I hope some of you could find my story interesting. Continue reading “Virus Bulletin 2017 – first time speaker impressions”

A History of a Hack – Epilogue, or anakata’s sentence

Some time ago we recounted the plight of anakata, co-founder of The Pirate Bay, charged with numerous counts of hacking to mainframe computers in Sweden. A few days ago a judgement was passed in his case, but it is probably not the end.

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A History of a Hack

Anakata in the Court Room (source: Aftonbladet)

On 20 May 2013, the trial of Gottfrid Svartholm a.k.a. anakata, co-founder of TPB, commenced in Stockholm. Yet, he was not accused of any copyright infringement but of serious hackings. What he was accused of and how the police picked up his trail?

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