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Bitcoin Hardware Wallets and Their Vulnerabilities

Bitcoins don’t exist That is, there is no physical coin with a bitcoin logo, even though attempts have been made to create them. Those that do exist, exist as novelty items, like the one in this image. When you buy … Continue reading

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Free Malware Neutralizes Nearly All Android Antivirus Software

One of the most annoying problems for hackers is dealing with those pesky antivirus programs. As much as you may malign them, these software programs still form the main line of defense against common malware attacks. If only hackers had … Continue reading

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Was Intel Always Aware of Vulnerabilities in Their Processors?

When I first heard the news about a critical flaw in Intel’s chips, I felt that something wasn’t quite right. Intel has been designing chips for decades and they must have some of the world’s best chip designers. How was … Continue reading

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This Malware Can Physically Destroy Your Android Phone

It all begins with Bitcoin, or other cryptocurrencies, of which there are now over 900 varieties. I realize that almost no one understands how Bitcoin operates, but I will make a valiant attempt to oversimplify the underlying architecture because, without … Continue reading

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State-sponsored Malware Shuts Down Middle East Industry

FireEye is not giving much information about which specific industrial target was shut down by the newly designated Triton Trojan.  We only know that it was an industry that was a part of the country’s “critical infrastructure”. They are, however, … Continue reading

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Making Self-Driving Cars Hallucinate

There’s a rumbling on the horizon. It’s the sound of a paradigm shift: A paradigm shift in hacking. This change is to hacking what gene therapy is to traditional surgery. Both seek to attain some outcome by manipulating deeper levels … Continue reading

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Target Secret Shopper Job Scam Arrives in Time for the Holidays

It’s the holiday season, and many people would like to pick up a little extra cash. Sadly, online scammers are well aware of this and are using this need to their own advantage. Among the many scams that routinely appear … Continue reading

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