Online music piracy is generally regarded as a monetary loss for artists and labels. But a fresh research shows, like many others in the past have hinted, that removing DRM restrictions from an album actually bumps up sales by as much as 41%.
Every year, retailers make a windfall profit during the holiday season which is marked with Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday as well as Cyber Monday. This year, record online sales to the tune of $1.93 billion were mustered on Black Friday.
It’s the winter holidays again and the time of the year when most of us indulge our shopping urges. However, a warning from FBI now tells internet users to keep an eye out for online shopping scams which may swindle you.
The treasure-trove of documents leaked by former NSA contractor, Edward Snowden, continue to make startling revelations. One of these documents says that Dutch Secret Service, AIVD, hacks internet forums to gather data.
Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) has hacked the websites and accounts of many international media outlets in the recent past. Time magazine is on the list now with SEA having hacked Time’s Twitter account as well as its Person of the Year poll.
With the Black Friday here, Google has decided to sweeten your entire weekned by launching what it is calling the ‘Cyber Weekend.’ Listed below are some of the best deals you can enjoy from Google before the weekend expires.
Folks at Facebook continue to find ways of engaging the users more convincingly. To that end, the social network is now testing out a new feature called ‘Save for later’ which lets you save a link for later reading.
The holiday season is here and countless online deals are enticing enough for us to open our wallets and indulge. PayPal has now started accepting prepaid gift cards which means you can use them in this year’s shopping frenzy.
For the last few years, Blackshades has been known as a notorious malware program. The source code of the malware was leaked three years ago but it continues to be sold in underground hacking forums, a Symantec engineer has now revealed.
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