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Piracy screener season comes to an abrupt end

Written by Andre Yoskowitz @ 29 Dec 2015 10:53

Piracy screener season comes to an abrupt end

According to multiple sources, a 'security breach' may be to blame for the abrupt end to what has so far been a plentiful DVD screener season.
The release groups behind the encodes promised 40 leaks by the end of the year, but the last couple of dozen may never make it to your favorite warez sites.

It appears that the FBI is targeting members of the release group Hive-CM8, the group responsible for most of the screeners out now, including The Big Short, The Revenant, Hateful 8, Steve Jobs, Bridge of Spies and more.

Apparently, a person using the screen name 'Sup3rman,' quickly and easily exposed some basic details of a major uploader by checking the source of the screenshots attached to the releases. While the information was and is available publicly, there is speculation that the "expose" has scared off the group for the time being.


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