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1337x Staff Abandon Insecure Torrent Site Start Over Without proper moderation any torrent site will turn into a swamp of fake files and malicious content. This became painfully apparent earlier this year when The Pirate Bay was left unmoderated and a similar situation is now taking place at 1337x.to. The site which is one of the most visited torrent sites on the Internet has built up a strong community in recent years. As with most other sites the day-to-day operations are managed by…

Torrents-Time Faces Security Concerns Over the past two weeks Torrents-Time has made headlines on hundreds of news sites. While streaming torrents is nothing new it quickly reached a mainstream audience when several of the largest torrent sites adopted the technology. Earlier this week TorrentFreak learned that the implementation hadnt gone flawlessly on all sites. For example The Pirate Bay is now vulnerable to XSS attacks. This allows outsiders to execute code on the site as shown by…