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Dogecoin Was Hacked, Who Knew You Couldn’t Trust a Currency Based on a Meme

  Dogecoin doesn’t exactly have a trustworthy ring to it. It’s like the old Steve Martin joke about nobody wanting to put their money in “Fred’s Bank.” So readers may not be surprised to hear Fred’s Bank Dogecoin was hacked yesterday, and the thief … Continue reading

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CryptoLocker Malware Warning

  The Law Society of British Columbia has published a warning to membersconcerning a species of malware known as CryptoLocker Ransomware. The malware, thought to originate in Eastern Europe or Russia, infects your machine in the usual way, e.g. when you … Continue reading

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Two charged with hacking computers to generate bitcoins

  German police have arrested two persons they accuse of hacking computers and using them to generate bitcoins police valued at more than $954,000. A third suspect was not taken into custody, police said. The suspects allegedly took control of … Continue reading

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Feds say Silk Road suspect’s computer shows he (thought he) plotted 6 murders

  New court filings against Ross Ulbricht, the young Texan accused of being the mastermind behind the notorious Silk Road website, show new and compelling evidence that he was the man at the helm. Documents formally introduced Thursday morning in a Southern … Continue reading

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Bitcoin… how it pays its way

Many Bitcoin investors think it’s only a matter of time before paper money is redundant. Bitcoin technology, introduced in 2009, is an electronic, peer-to-peer cash system protected by cryptology. No, this isn’t Dan Brown’s next novel, but an internet-based network … Continue reading

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