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How do BitTorrent sites like The Pirate Bay make money?

BitTorrent sites act as hubs where Internet visitors download, share and search for torrent files. A torrent file is the colloquial name for a peer-to-peer computer tracker to share large digital files, sometimes known as metadata files.

Adwares and browser hijackers are now in the second place among malwares

The first half of 2015 can be called the time of adwares and browser hijackers. Security experts have already revealed that adware and hijackers have become the second among malwares, while in the end of 2013 they were only in the fifth place and in the end of 2012 - in the seventh! Trojans can still be called the most popular threats among malwares but it's more than obvious that adware has reached unbelievable heights.

Checking your Mac for viruses -- wait, what?

As we talked about in last week's Working Mac , you may have been led to believe that you don't have to worry about computer viruses on your Mac. And, to some extent, there's truth to that.

Are Windows and Os X malware?

In today's open source roundup: Richard Stallman lashes out against Windows and OS X. Plus: Microsoft's Cortana is coming to Android. And Steam might not be helping the growth of Linux gaming Richard Stallman has never been...er...shy about sharing his opinions, particularly when it comes to software that doesn't adhere to his vision.

L.A.-Based HelloTech Wants to Be the Uber of Tech Support

Lots of things can be summoned with an app now, at least in certain markets - drivers, carpool buddies, fast food, slow food, dog treats and shaving tools - so it only makes sense that the idea would extend to at-home tech support. That's the aim of HelloTech, a brand-new, L.A.-based startup that's blending Best Buy's Geek Squad model with the "need it now" demands of today's tech consumers.

Google Play hosts over 30 malicious Minecraft apps

Malware is still a worry on the Google Play store, even though the rate of malware is dropping to its lowest levels since the inception of the store in 2008. One of the easiest ways to push malicious apps is by masquerading them under popular names, in this case Minecraft.