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An introduction to blockchain and what it means for data security

Many individuals heard about blockchain technology for the first time in 2017. Although it has many possible applications, it is best known as one of the key technologies underpinning cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, both of which reached all-time trading highs near the end of 2017. Their price surges fueled speculation about blockchain’s potential […]

LiteCoin is targeted

A new Trojan Horse was discovered that threatens to steal users money from their virtual LiteCoin wallets. If the newly created media hype around virtual currencies made you think about buying some coins such as long term savings, you may need to think again. A recently discovered malware that targets the digital currency LiteCoin and […]

Got BitCoin?

New malware spreading on the Skype network trying to use your computer to harvest BitCoins. It looks like victims from European countries: Italy, Russia, Poland, Spain, Germany and the Ukraine as well as Costa Rica have suffered a rapid spread of malware . After the download, the computer starts to harvest BitCoins using its processing […]