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NiceHash, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, Hack

Hackers may have gotten away with $60 million worth of bitcoin after a cyber attack hit the cryptocurrency mining platform NiceHash. Users highlighted the cyber breach on Reddit and Twitter Wednesday, with some saying they…

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Patient files so far okay after ECMC cyber attack

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – In the wake of a weekend cyber attack, ECMC officials say the hospital’s IT staff discovered the virus and shut down the hospital’s computer network, before it could infect their files….

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Hackers steal bitcoins worth millions in attack on exchange

Hackers have stolen bitcoins worth about $65 million after attacking a major digital currency exchange. The exchange, Bitfinex, responded by halting trading, deposits and withdrawals, prompting a plunge in the Bitcoin price. “We are investigating…

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TeamViewer confirms number of hacked user accounts is “significant”

It was a tough week for TeamViewer, a service that allows computer professionals and consumers to log into their computers from remote locations. For a little more than a month, a growing number of users…

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Cyber hack got access to over 700,000 IRS accounts

A 2015 cyber hack of the IRS potentially gained access to personal data from more than 700,000 taxpayer accounts, more than double the total previously estimated, the tax agency said Friday. The information potentially stolen includes Social Security numbers, birth dates…

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Researcher: Database of 191 million US voters exposed on Internet

An independent computer security researcher uncovered a database of information on 191 million voters that is exposed on the open Internet due to an incorrectly configured database, he said on Monday. The database includes names,…

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Linksys routers vulnerable through CGI scripts

Linksys’ EA6100-6300 wireless routers need a patch: KoreLogic has published an advisory saying that rubbish CGI scripts in the admin interface open the device up to remote attackers. Since it’s a consumer product, it’s a…

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Lawmakers Wants Answers from Hacked Toy Company VTech

Members of Congress are asking for more information from Hong Kong-based toymaker VTech about its collection of data on kids after a hacker swiped info from 5 million parent accounts and nearly 6.4 million child…

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