Radiohead Is Selling Its 'Hacked' Archives In the Name of Climate Change

Radiohead has released the 18 hours of OK Computer studio sessions that leaked last week, making the tracks officially available to fans who can now enjoy the deep, behind-the-scenes look at the making of the album while still supporting the band. In an email posted to Twitter announcing the release, lead guitarist and keyboardist Jonny Greenwood elaborated on the situation: “We got hacked last week - someone stole Thom’s minidisk archive from around the time of OK Computer, and reportedly demanded $150,000 on threat of releasing it.” https://t.co/iTcF2VjYRdhttps://t.co/6Pao0hThbU pic.twitter.com/OepiMlEL73— Jonny Greenwood (@JnnyG) June 11, 2019 Instead of caving to the demands, the band decided that it would officially release... Continue reading…

Radiohead Is Selling Its 'Hacked' Archives In the Name of Climate Change

If you hate climate change but love Radiohead, man do I have a two-for-one deal for you. The band has released 18 hours of OK Computer-era recordings it says were being held for ransom after ...

Tue 11 Jun 19 from Gizmodo

Radiohead releases 18 hours of demos, thwarting alleged extortion attempt

English rock band Radiohead has released 18 hours of studio recording sessions after a hacker stole the archive and threatened to release it unless a $150,000 ransom was paid.

Tue 11 Jun 19 from Techspot

Radiohead releases 18 hours of unheard music after hackers demand ransom - CNET

The hackers wanted $150,000 to return the unreleased tracks from 1995 to 1998. Radiohead just published them for free.

Tue 11 Jun 19 from CNET

Radiohead officially releases stolen OK Computer studio sessions to avoid ransom

Radiohead has released the 18 hours of OK Computer studio sessions that leaked last week, making the tracks officially available to fans who can now enjoy the deep, behind-the-scenes ...

Tue 11 Jun 19 from The Verge

Some sage security advice after Radiohead’s unreleased music hack

Bad news: Radiohead was hacked. Last week, a hacker stole the band’s lead singer Thom Yorke’s private minidisk archive from the band’s third album and subsequent major worldwide ...

Tue 11 Jun 19 from TechCrunch

Radiohead bypasses hackers to publish its 'OK Computer' demos

Radiohead has turned the tables on a hacker after a hacker breached Thom Yorke's computer to get hold of demos the band recorded between 1995 and 1998. "We got hacked last ...

Tue 11 Jun 19 from Engadget

Why ransomware is still a pressing threat

McAfee's John Fokker tells us how your company can boost its ransomware defences.

Fri 14 Jun 19 from Techradar

Radiohead dodges ransom request by releasing unheard tracks to benefit Extinction Rebellion

After an unknown hacker stole unreleased music from Grammy-winning Radiohead, the band published 18 hours of private soundtracks on Bandcamp with the proceeds directly benefiting the Extinction ...

Wed 12 Jun 19 from Inhabitat

Here’s why Extinction Rebellion is Radiohead’s charity of choice

Extinction Rebellion is fighting for our climate. Radiohead got hacked, but they used it as an excuse to do a little good in the world. The band’s guitarist Jonny Greenwood posted on ...

Tue 11 Jun 19 from Fastcompany Tech

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