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$400 botnet could bring down Bitcoin's Lightning Network

$400 botnet could bring down Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

If you have any Bitcoin locked on Lightning, it's worth considering taking it out, with researchers demonstrating funds are at risk. Researchers at Florida International...
RANSOMWARE ATTACK: Hackers demand $5 million in Bitcoin from state-run oil company

RANSOMWARE ATTACK: Hackers demand $5 million in Bitcoin from state-run oil company

Pemex, Mexico's state-run oil company, is the latest victim of a ransomware attack that crippled portions of its country-wide computer network. The company discovered the...
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Did a huge surge in ransomware fuel this year’s Bitcoin price rise?

Did a massive surge in ransomware attacks this year help fuel the Bitcoin price rise? And will increasing attacks push the price even higher? Although...
US city says 'screw you' to ransomware hackers – was it the right move?

US city fights back against ransomware hackers – was it the right move?

Hackers crippled Lodi City's emergency phone lines and financial systems over two months, demanding $400,000 in Bitcoin. But did the City make the right...
Keeping your crypto safe

EXPERT WARNING: Fatal flaws may be embedded in all privacy coins

A blockchain researcher has warned that "all" privacy coins may include fundamental cryptography bugs that could enable hackers to counterfeit infinite amounts of money. Tim...
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Every cryptocurrency can be hacked ‘within several seconds’

In the Melbourne suburb of Clayton, the blockchain guru who invented Monero's privacy protection is developing and testing the first cryptocurrency that's safe from...

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