To understand blockchain and cryptocurrency and how they might apply to real business situations today, I decided to research these two technologies. I wanted to understand it well enough that I could explain it to another business leader. I must admit, it took many hours to sift through volumes of online information to find relevant information and my research continues.  With over 4 decades of technology business experience, I expected that it would be simple to understand these new technologies. Not so. I found myself re-reading many descriptions from various experts multiple times. I found most of the online information […]

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Hackers using .NET Malware Called Evrial to steals Bitcoins by Abusing the clipboard A new stealthy .NET malware discovered with sophisticated functionality that steals bitcoin by abusing the clipboard to taking control of it and modifying the cryptocoin address. Initially, this functionality has been discovered with the malware called Cryptoshuffle by the end of 2017 and later……. Supposed Bitcoin co-inventor sued for more than $10 billion in cryptocurrency A recent lawsuit filed in a Florida court seeks more than $10 billion worth of Bitcoins from an individual who claims to be one of three Bitcoin inventors. The lawsuit doesnt go into […]

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Hacker returns another $17m worth of stolen Ethereum to firm just months after ICO heist The unexpected transaction came just days before the Israel-based company’s formal product launch.What is Ethereum? Co-founder Joe Lubin explains the cryptocurrency IBTimes USAn unknown hacker has returned over 20,000 more ETH worth over $17m to CoinDash just months after the firm was hacked last year…. Cryptojacking is the new malware The 9th annual HITB Security Conference (Amsterdam, 9-13 April) features six 3-day technical training courses followed by a 2-day triple track conference.The success of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, is driving the increasing popularity of cryptomining […]

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Before you buy Bitcoins or cryptocurrency, you need to know about this scam With the current cryptocurrencies explosion, cybercriminals are predictably jumping on the bandwagon. Aside from emerging malware attacks such as cryptojacking and unauthorized cryptomining, fraudsters are also using some of the oldest tricks in the book…. Are hackers using your PC to mine Bitcoin? Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Monero are so popular because they’re secure and potentially worth thousands of dollars. But investors and consumers arent the only ones interested in them. Hackers are using malicious tactics to steal cryptocurrency, and they’re doing it with something called cryptojacking…. […]

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Cryptojacking Attack Tesla Internal Servers Hacked to Mine Cryptocurrency Tesla internal servers compromised by hackers and exposed the sensitive data from Teslas Kubernetes console that has been used for performing the cryptojacking attack. Kubernetes is an open-source application used by large companies to manage API and server infrastructure and a tool used to automate the way a user deploys containerized apps…. A North Korean Monero Cryptocurrency Miner AlienVault labs recently analysed an application compiled on Christmas Eve 2017. It is an Installer for software to mine the Monero crypto-currency. Any mined currency is sent to Kim Il Sung University in Pyongyang, North Korea. Why Im Bullish […]

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