Australian transportation and logistics company Toll Group has become the latest organization to become a victim of a “targeted ransomware attack.” In an announcement made on Wednesday, the delivery giant said it was forced to shut down multiple of its...
With the recently introduced new layout of CD Freaks we have also introduced some new functionality. Amongst the new features are our CD/DVD software downloads section and our firmware updates page. Our software downloads section is...
Apple users complain en masse on the HP forums about an issue with AirPrint and specific HP printers. The printers make miniature, stamp sized prints on paper. The issue seems to mainly affect users on iOS 11.
Ginsu Victim used our news submit to tell us "I've submitted news about this before, so I found this update. Me, I'm all for it. There's only a handful of movies...
LulzSec, just days after announcing a collaboration with the hacker collective Anonymous that would specifically target official government sites and agencies, has released what it's calling the first of many info dumps related to Operation Anti-Security: Chinga la Migra Bulletin #1.

Plextor and Safedisk2

QuickJack sent in this interesting piece of info that he recieved from the plextor support team. Take a look... This is from the Plextor Support Team The problem is that all forms of copy protection break at least one...
Blubster 2.5 promises anonymous downloads for its users. The music sharing service based in Spain has developed a new technology that should protect its users from being traced by organisations like the RIAA. The secure, decentralized network of Blubster...
A support page on Microsoft's website confirms that Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 won't receive support for new CPUs. However the page also confirms that Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users won't receive updates anymore when they upgrade their CPU to an Intel's Kaby Lake generation processor or an AMD Bristol Ridge or AMD Ryzen processor.
On Neoseeker you will find a review on the PlexWrite 16/10/40A CD-RW drive. This IDE drive is capable of writing CD's at 16 speed, rewriting at 10 speed and reading at 40 speed. The drive also features Burnproof to...
Philips has updated the specification of the format that should become the next generation audio CD; Super Audio CD (SACD). This new format does however incorporate a copy protection technology: Super Audio CD System Description Part 2- version 1.3 dated...
magix used our news submit to tell us about XP Codec Pack. According to their website, this is one of the most complete codec packs available to help you to play all major audio and video formats. It also comes with...
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OiNK Admin Charged

A year-long investigation into the legality of OiNK came to an end with OiNK administrator Alan Ellis finally being charged with “conspiracy to defraud," with additional charges possible.In May, six defendants accused of sharing copyrighted music on OiNK were...
More than a hundred vulnerabilities were found by security researcher Steven Seeley of Source Incite, which let hackers potentially bypass the Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM). The security errors basically allow hackers to waltz into the data centre systems...
In one year, UK piracy has increased by more than 80%. This is according to figures released recently by the Federation Against Copyright Theft. The latest Lara Croft action film Tomb Raider, The Cradle Of Life, has...
Ian from CDRLabs took once again some time to take a look at a DVD recorder. The latest victim is the Plextor PX-712A. This is Plextors serial-ATA DVD recorder which records DVD-R discs at 8x and DVD+R discs at...

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