23 Sep '12, 6pm

FBI on Bitcoin,between cybercrime opportunity & digital choice

FBI on Bitcoin,between cybercrime opportunity & digital choice

Of course the statement “No one is safe” is also valid for cyber criminals, their great enemies are also groups of hacker who are specializing in the theft of this digital currency. In the past, hackers have already implemented malware, such as Infostealer.Coinbit, able to steal bitcoin from the e-wallet installed on the infected machine. Another sensible problem that affect the Bitcoin payment model is the counterfeiting of bitcoin, or better saying the possibility to auto produce bitcoins in illegal way. This opportunity is of great interest, according official source of FBI hackers and criminals have already tried to compromise cluster of machines at an unidentified Midwestern university in an attempt to manufacture bitcoins. Conclusions Bitcoin and other payment systems peer2peer have introduced a revolutionary and uncomfortable concept of decentralization of the curre...

Full article: http://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/5148/malware/fbi-on-b...

Tweets

#bitcoin

bitcoin.org 24 Sep '12, 7am

Bitcoin is an experimental new digital currency that enables instant payments to anyone, anywhere in the world. Bitcoin us...

Bitcoin 0.7.0 - Experimental digital currency.

Bitcoin 0.7.0 - Experimental digital currency.

macupdate.com 24 Sep '12, 5am

is an experimental new digital currency that enables instant payments to anyone, anywhere in the world. Bitcoin uses peer-...

Better security for the internet currency Bitcoin

ethlife.ethz.ch 24 Sep '12, 6am

More and more we use the internet for payments. But there are still some security problems to be solved. Scientists of the...

Slashdot: Mintchip is designed to track you by ...

news.slashdot.org 25 Sep '12, 7am

it's about time I clear my conscience... The system keeps track of what funding sources you've been "in contact" with, kin...

New Bitcoin Foundation aims to bring legitimacy...

geekwire.com 27 Sep '12, 2pm

I think they’re missing a couple of somethings in their list of challenges. First, explaining what problem BitCoin really ...

SHA-3 about to be announced, but SHA-2 still lo...

schneier.com 24 Sep '12, 2pm

A blog covering security and security technology. « Friday Squid Blogging: Beached Firefly Squid | Main September 24, 2012...

Bitcoin is a great idea! @davidcrow @AmandaLang...

feedzebirds.com 26 Sep '12, 11pm

FeedZeBirds pays you automatically for retweeting sponsored messages. Payouts occur using Bitcoin, which is a new digital ...

Annual Bitcoin Conference Takes Place in London | Bitcoin Magazine

Annual Bitcoin Conference Takes Place in London...

bitcoinmagazine.net 21 Sep '12, 12pm

Particularly unprecedented was the level of interest coming in from outside the Bitcoin community itself. Although the las...

James Turk on Bitcoin, Gold and Competitive Currencies: GoldMoney’s James Turk has released an interview with Fé...

James Turk on Bitcoin, Gold and Competitive Cur...

silverdoctors.com 23 Sep '12, 2pm

GoldMoney’s James Turk has released an interview with Félix Moreno de la Cova discussing currency competition and the pros...

Félix Moreno de la Cova @flix1 helps James Turk...

goldmoney.com 22 Sep '12, 8am

GoldMoney’s James Turk interviews Félix Moreno de la Cova , who is a studied economist, trader and GoldMoney contributor. ...

Bitcoin Foundation Promises to Protect and Prom...

news.softpedia.com 29 Sep '12, 9am

In the past months, the digital currency known as Bitcoin has encountered a lot of issues, many of them caused by botnets,...