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Bitcointhemed malware rising sharply

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Experts are warning users to expect a steep rise in Bitcointhemed malware attacks following discovery of a new virus called Bitcoin Alarm

 

The latest virus is based on spam emails that take users to a website called bitcoin-alarm.net. This promises them a Windows app that will send them the latest Bitcoin prices via SMS. But the download contains a Trojan which Arbor research analyst Kenny MacDermid, who discovered the malware, said is designed for stealing login information, and is likely in this case being used to steal Bitcoins.

 


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Secret Bitcoin mining hoax risks wiping Mac users' data

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Everyone likes a laugh, but it's not always quite so funny if you're not in on the joke.

Take, for example, the Secret Bitcoin Mining hoax...

 

Once again, do be careful about trusting what you read on the internet and learn to get advice from legitimate sources before doing something perhaps foolish with your computer.. Oh, and maybe it’s time you started doing regular backups too.

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, December 13, 2013 6:00 AM

 

Once again, do be careful about trusting what you read on the internet and learn to get advice from legitimate sources before doing something perhaps foolish with your computer.. Oh, and maybe it’s time you started doing regular backups too.


Gust MEES's curator insight, December 13, 2013 6:04 AM

 

Once again, do be careful about trusting what you read on the internet and learn to get advice from legitimate sources before doing something perhaps foolish with your computer.. Oh, and maybe it’s time you started doing regular backups too.


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Website of ESET Distributor in Spain Hacked

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A total of five eset.es subdomains have been hacked and defaced by DrD0x, a hacker from Panama. Eset.es is operated by Ontinet, the only distributor o...

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Gust MEES's curator insight, October 25, 2013 7:44 AM

 

A total of five eset.es subdomains have been hacked and defaced by DrD0x, a hacker from Panama. Eset.es is operated by Ontinet, the only distributor of ESET products in Spain.


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Safari on Mac OS exposes web login credentials

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Kaspersky research shows that Safari, in saving a session for reopening later, stores session information in plain text. This includes usernames and passwords.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, December 13, 2013 6:46 AM

 

Kaspersky researchers have discovered that Apple's Safari web browser on OS X stores session information, including the username and password, in a plain text XML file, available for any user to read.

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Habits You SHOULD Apply For The New Year

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. . Introduction A New Year is approaching and WE SHOULD think about WHAT WE learned during this year to make the next coming year even BETTER! When revising my curation about Cyber-Security YOU MU...

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Gust MEES's curator insight, December 10, 2013 2:37 PM

 

Get BETTER next Year and more secure while following these easy to use steps ;)