Bitcoin wallets HACKED? Iranian v3.0

By Tyrese Garvie 22nd December 2017 15:16pm Bitcoin (BTC) has plummeted over 30% over the last few days and more so today – many people are claiming that the bubble has finally popped, but others are claiming that it was hacked by a group named ‘Iranian v3.0’. It all started with a message posted on pastebin.com […]

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This is why you don’t trust Free Wi-Fi…

By Tyrese Garvie & Lewis Rogers Starbucks had to embarrassingly acknowledge that one of their branches’ free wi-fi was using customer computers to mine cryptocurrency. The branch would use the wi-fi provided, to secretively take control of the computers and use their processing power to generate digital money. Starbucks was quoted as saying that they had taken […]

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Companies Held to Ransom

Article by BBC N. Ireland, October 14th 2016. The CEO of a Belfast business centre has issued a stark warning to other businesses after being “held to ransom” by cyber criminals. Computers were rendered unusable and business ground to a halt during the hack at the Townsend Business Centre earlier this month. Locked screens displayed a […]

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