Supreme Court Will Decide if ISP Can Charge Money to Expose Pirates

US-based movie company Voltage Pictures is using a reverse class action in Canada, hoping to obtain settlements from alleged pirates. The case requires Internet provider Rogers to expose many alleged pirates, but the ISP wants $100 per hour to make this happen.

Read more: https://torrentfreak.com/supreme-court-to-decide-if-isp-can-charge-money-to-expose-pirates-171124/

Victimized Twice: Cyber Criminals Target Natural Disasters

In the aftermath of recent fires in California, Spain and Portugal, hurricanes in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico, and recent earthquakes in Mexico and on the Iran-Iraq border, there has been a global uptick in the number of phishing scams aimed at stealing personal data and money.

Read more: http://www.securityweek.com/victimized-twice-cyber-criminals-target-natural-disasters

Necurs Returns With New Scarab Ransomware Campaign

The world’s largest spam botnet, Necurs, is delivering a new version of the Scarab ransomware. The campaign started at 07:30 UTC on Thanksgiving Day. By 13:30 UTC, security firm Forcepoint had already blocked more than 12.5 million Necurs emails. The new campaign was also noted by F-Secure.

Read more: http://www.securityweek.com/necurs-returns-new-scarab-ransomware-campaign

A gargantuan all-seeing eye is watching you on popular websites

Next time you visit a popular website imagine that your arrival on the site coincides with the arrival of a film crew at whatever home, office, coffee shop or bus stop you happen to be occupying. Your head and hands are out of shot but every mouse wobble, scroll, click and keystroke is recorded.

Read more: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2017/11/24/a-gargantuan-all-seeing-eye-is-watching-you-on-popular-websites/

Copyright Holders Want ISPs to Police Pirate Sites and Issue Warnings

Copyright holders have asked South African lawmakers to include tough anti-piracy measures in the upcoming Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill. Among other things, they want ISPs to police pirate sites and send warnings to copyright-infringing subscribers.

Read more: https://torrentfreak.com/copyright-holders-want-isps-to-police-pirate-sites-and-issue-warnings-171124/