IT Security & Network Security News & Reviews: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Cyber-crime Edition

 
 
By Brian Prince  |  Posted 2008-11-14
 
 
 

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Cyber-crime Edition

 

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Cyber-crime Edition

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Here is a screenshot of a piracy index site listing. It features .nfo files for a variety of pirated content, including software, DVDs and pornography. The content is organized by piracy group and release date.

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Here is another screenshot from the aforementioned indexing site. The .nfo files listed include information on cracked releases for products from a number of companies, including Microsoft, McAfee and Adobe.

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An .nfo from the piracy group "TBE" (The Bitter End) shows the details of the cracked application. Typically,.nfo files promote and communicate how an application was cracked, as well as how to install the cracked application.

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