Advanced CIA firmware has been infecting Wi-Fi routers for years
Jun16

Advanced CIA firmware has been infecting Wi-Fi routers for years

Enlarge (credit: D-Link) Home routers from 10 manufacturers, including Linksys, DLink, and Belkin, can be turned into covert listening posts that allow the Central Intelligence Agency to monitor and manipulate incoming and outgoing traffic and infect connected devices. That’s according to secret documents posted Thursday by WikiLeaks. CherryBlossom, as the implant is code-named, can be especially effective against targets using...

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Login-stealing phishing sites conceal their evil with lots of hyphens in URL

Researchers at PhishLabs recently spotted a trend emerging in malicious websites presented to customers: mobile-focused phishing attacks that attempt to conceal the true domain they were served from by padding the subdomain address with enough hyphens to push the actual source of the page outside the address box on mobile browsers. “The tactic we’re seeing is a tactic for phishing specifically mobile devices,”...

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Bitcoin.com to raise base mining payout to 120%
Jun16

Bitcoin.com to raise base mining payout to 120%

Bitcoin.com is happy to announce we are raising the base mining pool payout from 110% to 120%. We made this decision as a result of the unnecessary high fees due to the current block size limit, which has been supported by the Blockstream and Core teams. It is our hope that this issue is resolved soon. Until then, we will do everything to offset the disincentivizing effects of high fees.  Also read: Bitcoin ETN Crosses $100...

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Crypto Fund AG Announces New Cryptocurrency Fund…But It’s No ETF
Jun16

Crypto Fund AG Announces New Cryptocurrency Fund…But It’s No ETF

Crypto Fund AG recently announced they are introducing the “world’s first diversified cryptocurrency fund”, which is touted as a legitimate investment outlet for professionals. The press release states that it is regulated and controlled. This provides it with more respectability and acceptance and transparency.  Also read: Macransom Bitcoin Ransomware Attacks Apple Users The CEO of Crypto Fund AG, Jan...

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Remitano Expands Bitcoin Remittance Services Into Nigeria, Kenya, and Tanzania
Jun16

Remitano Expands Bitcoin Remittance Services Into Nigeria, Kenya, and Tanzania

Cryptocurrency exchange Remitano has expanded beyond Asia to offer its bitcoin remittance services to millions of citizens in Africa. Also Read: Bitmari Becomes First Bitcoin Company to Partner With an African Commercial Bank Remitano Now Provides Remittance Services to More Than 10 Different Nations The remittance industry has been expected to suffer great disruption at the hands of bitcoin since it’s inception. The...

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