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'Coinkrypt' malware mines Litecoin, Dogecoin on Android

But the simple malware is likely to run a battery down, or worse, cause a phone to overheat

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Hosting company describes security scare aimed at Bitcoin accounts

Attackers intercepted password-reset emails by manipulating Chunk Host's third-party email service

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Security vendor Trustwave named in Target-related suit

Trustwave should have detected and prevent the attacks, the suit claims

Text message command makes infected ATMs spew cash

The malware can cause a cash machine to start churning out bills

Encrypted email service Virtru adds Office 365 compatibility

Virtru is aiming to make encryption easier on common email platforms

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Small bitcoin exchange, Vircurex, teeters after large withdrawals

Vircurex had been trying to pay back losses incurred last year

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Megaupload loses bid to see more US evidence

New Zealand's Supreme Court found the U.S. does not have to provide full documents in its extradition bid

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Speedy attack targets Web servers with outdated Linux kernels

Cisco said the attack compromises legitimate websites to redirect visitors to malicious ones

Bitcoin's software gets security fixes, new features

Bitcoin-QT, rebranded as Bitcoin Core, has more than six fixes for the so-called transaction malleability problem

Linux worm diversifies to mine cryptocurrencies

Symantec has found 31,000 devices with variants of the worm, called Darlloz

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Target says it investigated but dismissed early signs of breach

A 'small amount' of possible activity was logged prior to a warning from the US Department of Justice

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Phishing campaign targets Google Docs, Drive users

A fake login page looks legitimate since it is served up by Google over SSL, Symantec said

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Mt. Gox kept Bitcoin exchange open despite knowledge of large-scale theft

The exchange continued to operate and collect transaction fees despite its troubles

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Mt. Gox CEO's blog hacked, allegedly reveals company's true Bitcoin balances

Hackers claim internal records show Mt. Gox has more bitcoins than it claims it lost.

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Lost in translation: The tangled tale of Mt. Gox's missing millions

Mismanagement apparently allowed a massive bitcoin heist