Critical BitTorrent Vulnerability Found in Opera Browser

The cross platform browser Opera has been discovered to contain another critical vulnerability affecting its BitTorrent engine, one which leaves it wide open for a malicious user to run arbitrary code, potentially taking remote control of the host machine.

MPAA Responds to Harry Potter Leak

MPAA CEO Dan Glickman was devastated by the leak of the last Harry Potter book. Ironically, the MPAA has been caught pirating others work more than once. So who's the real pirate here?

Major Victory Within Reach For European File-Sharers

European file-sharers were given a huge legal boost today when the Advocate General to the European Court of Justice declared that EU law does not allow Internet Service Providers to be forced to reveal the personal details of people accused of file sharing.

Hilarious Mininova Support E-mails

Our friend Niek who runs mininova posted a series of hilarious e-mails that he received from Mininova users. A sneak peek into the daily business of a BitTorrent site admin.

TorrentFreak Under Attack?

Our server took some terrible beats over the past few hours. Was it Harry Potter's magic spell? Or perhaps our anti-piracy friends?

XBTIT: Bringing BitTorrent Tracker Ownership Within Reach

The decision to become an administrator of a BitTorrent tracker can be a difficult one. Even if one puts aside the issues surrounding legality in certain countries, to the inexperienced there's a technical mountain to climb. Thanks to XBTIT team, the mountain has eased to a small incline, bringing tracker…