The Bitcoin ATM, as a relatively new industry, has perhaps not been put to the test like Bitcoin exchanges. This has some criminals worrying if Bitcoin ATMs could be a good place to steal value.
Criminals all over the world already target regular ATMs, so, perhaps thinking that the amateur-nature of Bitcoin could make such ATMs susceptible, bugs and malware have been designed for a Bitcoin ATM.
Russian security firm malware researchers at a Russian security firm identified a new Trojan designed for Linux devices which takes screenshots and logs keystrokes.
Researchers at the security firm Dr Web suggests that the Linux spyware (labeled Linux.BackDoor.Xunpes.1) [...]
A new Investigatory Powers Bill is making waves in the UK and has critics from government officials to Edward Snowden.
Home Secretary Theresa May announced the new Investigatory Powers Bill around Christmas. The bill stipulates that the browsing history of everyone in the UK will have to be stored for a year. Police and security services will enjoy access without warrant. May said the information is “the modern equivalent of an itemised phone bill”.
On November 4, The Independent invoked the Freedom of Information Act and asked the Home Office to disclose “the web browser history of all web browsers on the Home Secretary Theresa May’s GSI network account for one [...]