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WannaCry Ransomware Decryption Tool Released; Unlock Files Without Paying Ransom

If your PC has been infected by WannaCry – the ransomware that wreaked havoc across the world last Friday – you might be lucky to get your locked files back without paying the ransom of $300 to the cyber criminals. Adrien Guinet, a French security researcher from Quarkslab, has discovered …

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How Just Opening an MS Word Doc Can Hijack Every File On Your System

If you receive a mail masquerading as a company’s invoice and containing a Microsoft Word file, think twice before clicking on it. Doing so could cripple your system and could lead to a catastrophic destruction. Hackers are believed to be carrying out social engineering hoaxes by adopting eye-catching subjects in …

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Bitcoin Core Developers Quit Bitcoin Project to Launch a New Digital Currency

Some of Bitcoin’s Core developers have left the Bitcoin project and started building their separate cryptocurrency called DECRED. Decred aims to prevent the issues Bitcoin is currently facing regarding project governance and development funding. CEO of ‘Company 0‘, Mr. Jacob Yocom-Piatt, who has funded Bitcoin development since early 2013, said the …

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Police Raid alleged Bitcoin Creator Craig Wright’s Home in Sydney

Just hours after the Australian man ‘Craig Steven Wright‘ outed as the possible real identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, the anonymous creator of Bitcoin, Australian Police raided his home in Sydney. Over 10 police officers raided Wright’s home in the Sydney suburbs on Wednesday afternoon. They forcefully opened the door, and …

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Bitcoin Creator ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’ Unmasked! An Australian Man ‘Craig Wright’ identified…

Yes, Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious creator of the Bitcoin digital cryptocurrency has possibly been identified as an Australian entrepreneur, according to investigations independently done by Wired and Gizmodo. His name is Craig Steven Wright… …at least based on some convincing evidence shown by both the publications. Bitcoin is a revolutionary …

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Hackers claim ISIS Militants linked to Paris Attacks had a Bitcoin Wallet worth $3 Million

The world watched in horror as coordinate attacks in Paris Friday night killed over 130 people and 352 injured in the deadly attacks that rocked the city of Paris on Friday. Over 20 attackers have so far been part of the terrorist cell that planned the deadly Paris attacks, with …

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ProtonMail Paid Hackers $6000 Ransom in Bitcoin to Stop DDoS Attacks

The Geneva-based encrypted email service ProtonMail was forced to pay a Ransom of almost $6,000 to stop sustained Denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that have knocked its service offline since Tuesday. ProtonMail – a full, end-to-end encrypted email service that launched last year – has been dealing with, what it called, the extremely …

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