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REPORT: MTGOX SUBPOENAED BY US PROSECUTOR

REPORT: MTGOX SUBPOENAED BY US PROSECUTOR | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
MtGox has been subpoenaed by the U.S....
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Google acquires Spider.io to combat ad fraud

Google acquires Spider.io to combat ad fraud | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Ultimately, Google wants to make as iron-clad as possible the relationship between the metrics it provides to advertisers and the actual number of people who are viewing its ads. Read this article by Don Reisinger on CNET News.
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Get your Bitcoin in cash: World's second Bitcoin ATM to open in Hong Kong

Get your Bitcoin in cash: World's second Bitcoin ATM to open in Hong Kong | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
The world's second Bitcoin ATM is due to land in Hong Kong by the end of this month, according to U.S. based software company Robocoin.
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How to delete your Snapchat account

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After a recent data leak from Snapchat, for some the only answer is to delete your account. Here's how. Read this article by Jason Cipriani on CNET.
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Even Google Employees Are Giving Up On Google Glass

Even Google Employees Are Giving Up On Google Glass | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Google employees are not wearing Google Glass anymore.
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New Linux worm targets routers, cameras, “Internet of things” devices

New Linux worm targets routers, cameras, “Internet of things” devices | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Too many Internet-connected devices run code that's woefully out of date.
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CryptoLocker developer launches Decryption Service website; 10 Bitcoins for Decryption Keys

CryptoLocker developer launches Decryption Service website; 10 Bitcoins for Decryption Keys | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Criminal behind CryptoLocker launches Decryption Service website; charging 10 Bitcoins for Decryption Keys : The Hacker News
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Phishing email fools Missouri university staff, compromises thousands

Phishing email fools Missouri university staff, compromises thousands | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Employees of Missouribased Saint Louis University fell victim to a phishing email that resulted in them providing account information, subsequently putting thousands at risk.
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FBI Says It's Seized $28.5 Million In Bitcoins From Ross Ulbricht, Alleged Owner Of Silk Road

FBI Says It's Seized $28.5 Million In Bitcoins From Ross Ulbricht, Alleged Owner Of Silk Road | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
The Silk Road made a small fortune during its two and a half years as the web's biggest anonymous black market for illegal drugs. As of Friday, at least one $28.5 million chunk of that fortune now belongs to the FBI.
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Proper Care & Feeding of your CryptoLocker Infection: A rundown on what we know. : sysadmin

I've slogged through the 20-page thread at Bleeping Computer, and some other threads at TechNibble and a couple other places, to try and get all the k...
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Unexpected IE Zero Day Used in Banking, Gaming Attacks

Unexpected IE Zero Day Used in Banking, Gaming Attacks | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Microsoft released a patch for a second zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer yesterday, one that caught administrators off-guard.
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New $100 Bills Start Circulating Today

New $100 Bills Start Circulating Today | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Nearly 100 years after first going into circulation, the $100 is debuting a high-tech make over complete with enhanced security features and a new paper. 
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What makes criminals more money, click fraud or Bitcoin mining? | ZDNet

What makes criminals more money, click fraud or Bitcoin mining? | ZDNet | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
If you have 1.9 million bots at your disposal, which do you think would make more money? Apparently the criminals have figured that out for us.
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JRAT Targets UK and UAE in Payment Certificates Spam Campaign. | Symantec Connect Community

JRAT Targets UK and UAE in Payment Certificates Spam Campaign. | Symantec Connect Community | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Java remote access Trojan (RAT) campaigns aren’t rare anymore. Their prevalence has increased in the past few years and they have continued to target both enterprises and individuals.
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On Facebook, clicking 'like' can help scammers

On Facebook, clicking 'like' can help scammers | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
It's called "like farming" on Facebook. Those heartstring-tugging posts that try to get you to "like" and "share" aren't always harmless.
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On Facebook, clicking 'like' can help scammers

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Confused about the NSA’s quantum computing project? This MIT computer scientist can explain.

Confused about the NSA’s quantum computing project? This MIT computer scientist can explain. | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
A MIT computer scientist explains quantum computers in plain English.
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How to delete your Snapchat account

How to delete your Snapchat account | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
After a recent data leak from Snapchat, for some the only answer is to delete your account. Here's how. Read this article by Jason Cipriani on CNET.
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Microsoft tweets advice about phishing, but too late to save Skype

Microsoft tweets advice about phishing, but too late to save Skype | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
I guess it's as good time as any for Microsoft to help internet users learn how to spot a phishing attack. I hope they shared that advice with their colleagues at Skype as well.
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How one site beat back botnets, spammers, and the “4chan party van”

How one site beat back botnets, spammers, and the “4chan party van” | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Spam, DDoSes, pizza deliveries, plumber calls—TorGuard has seen it all.
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Microsoft: XP End of Life an Important Security Milestone

Microsoft: XP End of Life an Important Security Milestone | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Microsoft is warning Windows XP users that once the operating system is no longer supported as of next April, their chances of being infected by malware will rise significantly.
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Judge OKs class action wage suit against Apple, others

Judge OKs class action wage suit against Apple, others | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
The case -- which accuses tech giants like Apple, Google, Intel, and others of conspiring to fix wages and agreeing not to poach employees -- moves forward. Read this article by Donna Tam on CNET News.
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D-Link Planning to Patch Router Backdoor Bug

D-Link Planning to Patch Router Backdoor Bug | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
D-Link is in the process of developing a patch for a serious security vulnerability in some of its older routers that essentially functions as a backdoor. The bug, discovered by a security research...
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Cryptolocker Ransomware: What You Need To Know

Cryptolocker Ransomware: What You Need To Know | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Cryptolocker is a particularly nasty ransomware that encrypts infected users' personal files. Using Malwarebytes Anti-Malware PRO will keep you safe.
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Microsoft patches 28 vulnerabilities, including zero-day | ZDNet

Microsoft patches 28 vulnerabilities, including zero-day | ZDNet | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
October's patches are described in eight bulletins and address problems in Windows, Office, SharePoint Server, Silverlight, and Internet Explorer. One of the IE bugs has been exploited in the wild for some time now.
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Evernote's Three New Security Features - Evernote Blog

Evernote's Three New Security Features - Evernote Blog | Technology by Mike | Scoop.it
Evernote values the privacy and security of your data. We're happy to announce three new security features including two-step verification.
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Evernote rolls out Two Step Authentication

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