2.3 Million Cryptocurrency Addresses Monitored by Clipboard Hijacking Malware

CryptoCurrency Clipboard Hijackers — malware which replaces cryptocurrency wallet addresses with attacker’s addresses via Windows’ copy and paste mechanism — are not particularly new. However, one new sample has been discovered which monitors more than 2.3 million cryptocurrency addresses.  Clipboard Hijacking on the Rise Nobody ever called cryptocurrency ‘user-friendly.’ (Or, if they did, they were […]

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Monero Lead Supports Off-Chain Bitcoin Scaling ‘For Maximal Privacy’

Monero team member Riccardo Spagni reaffirmed his belief that a so-called ‘layer two’ scaling solution is needed for Bitcoin — stating it is “necessary” for capacity improvements and “maximal privacy.” Lightning Network Strikes Down Ver Claims Spagni’s comment appeared on Twitter in response to fresh assertions from Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponent Roger Ver that Bitcoin (BTC) […]

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Russia Targets Another Messaging App, May Ban Viber

Osato Avan-Nomayo · May 4, 2018 · 10:00 am Nikolai Nikiforov, the Russian Communications Minister, has said the government might ban Viber the same way it did Telegram. According to the minister, failure to comply with the request by the Federal Security Service (FSB) for encryption keys could see the app banned in the country. […]

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