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Bitcoin

NiceHash, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, Hack

Hackers may have gotten away with $60 million worth of bitcoin after a cyber attack hit the cryptocurrency mining platform NiceHash. Users highlighted the cyber breach on Reddit and Twitter Wednesday, with some saying they…

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Apple iPhone

Weird iOS 11 bug infuriates iPhone users by preventing them from typing the letter ‘i’ – here’s how to fix it

A bizarre bug in Apple’s latest mobile operating system, iOS 11, is infuriating iPhone users. Several people have reported that every time they try to to type the letter “i”, it gets replaced by the…

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KRACK

Here’s every patch for KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability available right now

Monday morning was not a great time to be an IT admin, with the public release of a bug that effectively broke WPA2 wireless security. As reported previously by ZDNet, the bug, dubbed “KRACK” —…

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KRACK

Serious flaw in WPA2 protocol lets attackers intercept passwords and much more

KRACK attack is especially bad news for Android and Linux users. Researchers have disclosed a serious weakness in the WPA2 protocol that allows attackers within range of vulnerable device or access point to intercept passwords,…

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Hacker

Hackers Hid Backdoor In CCleaner Security App With 2 Billion Downloads — 2.3 Million Infected

Users of Avast-owned security application CCleaner for Windows have been advised to update their software immediately, after researchers discovered criminal hackers had installed a backdoor in the tool. The tainted application allows for download of…

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AI

Creepy Facebook bots talked to each other in a secret language

What’s next, Skynet?! Facebook was forced to shut down a pair of chatbots in the social network’s artificial intelligence division after discovering that they had created a secret language all on their own. “I can…

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MAC Malware

Mac malware caught spying on computers

Mac users typically think they’re immune to malware. But a new strain used for spying reminds us even Macs can be compromised. Researchers have found an unusual piece of malware, called FruitFly, that’s been infecting…

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Cracked

Password manager OneLogin hit by data breach

Encrypted information has been accessed during a data breach at the password management service, OneLogin. It affects “all customers served by our US data centre” and perpetrators had “the ability to decrypt encrypted data”, according…

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Cybercrime

Second massive WannCry-like cyber attack identified

Cyber security experts reveal they have found a second massive computer virus which, like the WannaCry cyber attack last week, has affected hundreds of thousands of computers world-wide and may have North Korean origins. This…

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WannaCry

Researchers see possible North Korea link to global cyber attack

Cyber security researchers have found technical clues they said could link North Korea with the global WannaCry “ransomware” cyber attack that has infected more than 300,000 machines in 150 countries since Friday. Symantec and Kaspersky…

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