Fake Beto O'Rourke Texts Expose New Playground for Trolls

Someone hijacked a volunteer tool to make it look like Beto O’Rourke encouraged voter fraud—and that could just be the...

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Popular Mac App Adware Doctor Actually Acts Like Spyware

Adware Doctor has long been one of the top-selling apps in the Mac App Store. But researchers say it harvested browsing data, and sent it to China.

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Bitcoin ATMs Targeted by Malware for Sale in Underground Markets
Sep08

Bitcoin ATMs Targeted by Malware for Sale in Underground Markets

Malware aimed at Bitcoin ATMs is being sold in underground markets, according to Trend Micro security researchers. For $25,000, malware exploiting a service vulnerability allows users to nab bitcoin price equivalent in euros, USD, or British pounds. Also read: Bitcoin’s Hopeful Numbers: 70% Familiar in the United States For $25,000, Bitcoin ATM Malware is Available on Underground Markets Senior Threat Researcher at Trend Micro,...

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New Crypto Exchanges Launch in Hong Kong, Korea, Indonesia
Sep08

New Crypto Exchanges Launch in Hong Kong, Korea, Indonesia

The cryptocurrency ecosystem continues to grow with the addition of some new crypto exchanges in Hong Kong, Korea, and Indonesia. Bitone Trade HK, affiliated with a Japanese publicly listed company, will support 30 cryptocurrencies. Huobi Indonesia will list 123 coins and new Korean exchange Probit will list 157 coins. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals Bitone Trade HK Bit One Hong...

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India Crypto Exchanges: Supreme Court Hearing to be Inconsequential
Sep08

India Crypto Exchanges: Supreme Court Hearing to be Inconsequential

While expectations and fears are mounting on an imminent Supreme Court decision about the regulator’s ban concerning cryptocurrency trade in India, the big day may not exactly be a defining one for the future of bitcoin in the country. Other questions and bypass-routes will snowball (or hairball) no matter which way the ruling swings. Crypto exchanges have smelt a lot in this run-up to the hearing. Also Read: Indian regulators...

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