Russian Hackers Went After San Francisco International Airport

Plus: Windows zero days, Covid-19 spam, and more of the week’s top security...

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5 Bitcoin Cash Full Node Teams to Raise Funds With the Noncustodial Flipstarter App 
Apr19

5 Bitcoin Cash Full Node Teams to Raise Funds With the Noncustodial Flipstarter App 

The creators of the noncustodial funding application, Flipstarter have recently announced there are now five fundraiser campaigns live on the platform for a number of Bitcoin Cash full node projects. The projects full node fundraisers currently hosted on Flipstarter include the Bitcoin Cash Node, Bitcoin Verde, BCHD, Knuth, and Bitcoin ABC. Also Read: Voluntary Financing: Bitcoin Cash Devs Reveal Noncustodial Funding App Flipstarter...

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Microbt Reveals Two Next-Generation Mining Rigs With Speeds Up to 112 Terahash
Apr19

Microbt Reveals Two Next-Generation Mining Rigs With Speeds Up to 112 Terahash

Competition is heating up in the world of bitcoin mining rig manufacturing. Just recently, the Chinese producer Microbt has announced the launch of the M30S++ miner that processes speeds up to 112 terahash per second (TH/s). The news from Microbt follows Bitmain’s announcement at the end of February, which saw the manufacturer reveal two miners with speeds between 95TH/s to 110TH/s. Also read: Bitmain Unveils 2 Bitcoin Miners...

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Copyright Holders Have to ‘Resend’ Millions of Pirate Bay Takedown Notices
Apr19

Copyright Holders Have to ‘Resend’ Millions of Pirate Bay Takedown Notices

After several weeks of absence, The Pirate Bay became accessible again through its main .org domain last weekend. At first sight the site looked more or less the same but there are some significant changes, both under the hood and in appearance. Many users immediately noticed that the site doesn’t work well with several ad blockers. Whether this is a bug or a feature is the question, but it was both frustrating and annoying for...

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Vicious Headbutt Video Meets Bogus DMCA Notices and the Streisand Effect
Apr19

Vicious Headbutt Video Meets Bogus DMCA Notices and the Streisand Effect

For as long as people have been able to share decent-sized videos online, there have been clips of people willingly punching each other in the face. This is commonly known as a ‘fight’ and they can be quite entertaining, under the right circumstances. Some people, however, like to violently attack seemingly innocent parties over the most trivial of things. This is known as ‘assault’ and is never acceptable...

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