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  • Cybercrooks target IoT devices to mine Bitcoins

    03.04.2014

    The results of a recent investigation by SANS ISC CTO Johannes Ullrich are in: cybercriminals have been targeting a variety of Internet-of-Things devices and infecting them with Bitcoin-mining malware.

  • Coinbase denies security breach, defends spamming-friendly features

    03.04.2014

    Popular Bitcoin exchange and online wallet service Coinbase has denied that it had suffered a breach and claims that the list of some 2,000 Coinbase user names and emails recently published on Pastebin was probably compiled from other sources.

  • Hidden crypto currency-mining code spotted in apps on Google Play

    27.03.2014

    You already know that cyber criminals are using malware to make victims' computers mine crypto currencies for them, but did you know that your phone can be instructed to do the same? A month ago researchers from G Data discovered mining code hidden in several repackaged popular Android apps on 3rd party apps stores.

  • Bitcoin software update fixes transaction ID malleability bugs

    21.03.2014

    Bitcoin Core - as the Bitcoin infrastructure software has been renamed to in order to avoid confusion with the the Bitcoin network - has been updated to make, among other things, transaction ID malleability attacks more difficult to execute.

  • Over 31,000 IoT devices and computers infected by cryptocoin-mining worm

    20.03.2014

    A new version of the Darlloz Linux worm, which targets Internet-enabled devices such as home routers and security cameras, computers running Intel x86 architectures as well as some architectures that are usually found on routers and set-top boxes, has been analyzed by Symantec researchers.




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Windows 0-day exploited in ongoing attacks, temporary workarounds offered

Posted on 22 October 2014.  |  A new Windows zero-day vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild and is primarily a risk to users on servers and workstations that open documents with embedded OLE objects.


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