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  • Iowa State University servers breached, made to mine Bitcoins

    23.04.2014

    Iowa State University has revealed yesterday that five of its departmental servers on campus have been hacked, and that Social Security numbers of nearly 30,000 of its past and present students might have been stolen.

  • 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.




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Dissecting the unpredictable DDoS landscape

Posted on 23 April 2014.  |  DDoS attacks are now more unpredictable and damaging than ever, crippling websites, shutting down operations, and costing millions of dollars in downtime, customer support and brand damage, according to Neustar.


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