Bitcoin

Bitcoin

Bitcoin Mining Software Found Hiding in 5 Malicious Google Play Apps

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Researchers scouring the official Google Play market have unearthed more Android apps that surreptitiously abuse end-user devices to carry out the computationally intensive process of mining Bitcoins. The malware, dubbed “BadLepricon” by its creators, was stowed away inside six five separate wallpaper apps that had from 100 to 500 downloads each, according to a blog […]

Google Glass

Survey: People Don’t Know, Don’t Trust Bitcoin or Google Glass

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People think Bitcoin is funny money and Google Glass has no specs appeal — if they even know what these new technologies are. Many people are still unaware of Google’s smartglasses or digital currencies, according to new research from the UK, and those that do are worried about the privacy or financial issues of these […]

Mt. Gox

Report: Mt. Gox Likely to Be Liquidated, Rather than Re-Build

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Mt. Gox, once the world’s biggest bitcoin exchange, is likely to be liquidated after a Tokyo court dismissed the company’s bid to resuscitate its business, the court-appointed administrator said on Wednesday. CEO Mark Karpeles is also likely to be investigated for liability in the collapse of the Tokyo-based firm, the provisional administrator, lawyer Nobuaki Kobayashi, […]