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Cryptocurrency Miner Exploits Thousands of Websites

Today’s topics include a cryptocurrency miner exploiting thousands of sites through an accessibility script; Valentine’s Day dating scam emails; Microsoft System Center’s first semi-annual release; and Google beta testing Cloud Tensor Processing Units. On Feb. 11, Texthelp reported that its Browsealoud text-to-speech extension was compromised by a third-party accessibility script, impacting thousands of websites. Browsealoud […]

Thousands of government websites have been hacked to mine cryptocurrency

  Uh oh (getty) Thousands of British government sites from the Student Loans Company to NHS sites have been hacked to mine cryptocurrency. London City Airport closed after huge bomb is found near runway Sites including the Information Commissioner’s Office, Student Loans Company and Scottish NHS helpline were infected with Coinhive malware. The ‘cryptojacking’ script […]

Man Says He Spent Thousands on Bitcoin Mining Rig and Got Boss Baby DVD Instead

Image: DreamWorks/Getty/Gizmodo The Boss Baby is one of the finest films of 2017, and on Tuesday it received an Oscar nomination that settles any further debate. But one man in Britain doesn’t seem to be a fan. The poor guy recently described a nightmarish scenario where he was shipped a DVD of the animated masterpiece […]

Young investors make thousands from bitcoin but experts warn amateurs could lose everything

Anyone seeking the hottest investments will have been watching developments in cryptocurrency with a discerning eye. Bitcoin, the king of the breed, has soared in value since launching in 2010. Thirty dollars’ worth of bitcoin bought at launch would have made you a millionaire by now. But the digital currency is also susceptible to wild […]

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