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Fansubs for TV shows and movies are illegal, court rules

Anti-piracy group tells Dutch court they damage the industry.

Webcam sex blackmailer faces extradition to Canada to stand trial for...

Amanda Todd's alleged tormentor already in Dutch jail The man thought to be behind one of the most notorious cases of cyber bullying may finally face trial in Canada – after a Dutch court approved his extradition from the Netherlands.…

Hieronymus Bosch action figures are the greatest thing from any dimension

Fantastical, mystical worlds of a Medieval Dutch artist are now in glorious plastic.

Dutch Parliament Website Suffers Ransomware Attack

Hackers, suspected to belong to Turkish groups, continue to target Dutch websites.

Intel pursuing new chips as it plots a wearables future

Every year, Intel is present at Fashion Week in New York, showing off how technology will change fashion.
It's an odd match, but the depth of technologies shown by Intel has changed every year.In previous years, Intel showed off cool bracelets, smart clothes, and an odd robotic spider dress by Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht.
Intel's 2017 showcase was a lot different and more practical, sprinkling in retail technologies with otherworldly wearables.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

How’s your online bank security looking? The Dutch studied theirs and…...

Just six per cent of banks using DNSSEC on domains The Dutch banking industry is doing a terrible job of online security, according to the company that runs the country's .nl internet domains.…

Hit Rail signs new contract with Dutch railway NS to provide...

Hit Rail’s Hermes VPN provides enhanced connectivity for improved passenger information and reservation services for NS and partners Utrecht/Brussels, 21 February 2017 – International rail connectivity specialist Hit Rail B.V. has signed a three-year contract with Dutch railway operator NS to improve and upgrade its connectivity with other rail organisations through use of Hit Rail’s MPLS-based Hermes VPN (Virtual Private Network).

The agreement also covers the migration of the company’s connectivity with international ticketing joint... Source: RealWire

Dutch Voter Guide Website Leak Highlights Privacy Concerns

StemWijzer fixes vulnerabilities after researcher discovers website is secretly maintaining voter-preference record.

There’s a big spike in Google searches related to World War...

Unusually popular search terms include "Reichstag fire" and "Kristallnacht."

Delft University of Technology introduces D2L’s Brightspace LMS to 20,000 students

Students will enjoy a more personalised, engaging learning experience as D2L strengthens its commitment to the Dutch marketLONDON – 07 February, 2017 – D2L, a global learning technology leader, is proud to announce that the largest and oldest Dutch public technological university, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), has selected its Brightspace Learning Management System (LMS) to deliver a more engaging and personalised learning experience to its 20,000 students.Located in Delft, Netherlands, TU Delft hosts... Source: RealWire

Transceptor Technology open sources the time series database SiriDB

The world around data is growing.


All the data within organizations contains valuable information when collected correctly. How can you use this data to improve your organization’s efficiency? SiriDB creates insights in your data, based on time series / tick data.

Transceptor Technology, a Dutch software startup, is proud to announce SiriDB to the world.

This TSDB is created to analyze and aggregate time series data from any source, from IoT to financial transactions... Source: RealWire

Dodgy Dutch developer built backdoors into thousands of sites

Then hoovered out users' personal data, stole identities galore and spent up big Dutch police are this week warning 20,000 users that their email accounts were hacked after a malicious web developer left backdoors in the sites he built. Cops found the credentials in the un-named 35 year-old man's email account and say he used the stolen personal details to open accounts, convince family members to transfer money, and make online purchases.
Some of the identity abuses are impossible to trace, police say. The Leeuwarden man established himself as a legitimate webmaster building e-commerce sites, but used the backdoor to steal customer logins. "Various companies used him to build sites with web shop functionality," police say (Dutch). "The man was able to capture usernames and passwords by installing a special script. "He then used those credentials to break into email and social media accounts of customers of those shops." The man was arrested last year after a 2014 police operation gradually expanded in scope as the extent of his crimes was realised. He used stolen social media accounts to convince victims' family members to transfer money to him and opened accounts on online gambling sites with personal information he acquired. Police are now warning (Dutch) victims to check their accounts and change email passwords, and have alerted website admistrators to search for the backdoor script he implanted. They also warn web masters to employ trustworthy web developers since such backdoors are easy to place. ® Sponsored: Customer Identity and Access Management