Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

#276 Japan considers treating bitcoins the same as real money
TOKYO -- Japanese financial regulators have proposed handling virtual currencies as methods of payment equivalent to conventional currencies, a step that would strengthen consumer protection and spur growth in the virtual economy.
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#278 Project Shield, Google’s free DDoS protection service, is now open to any news site
#277 Carnegie Mellon Uni. (CMU) researchers were hired by the federal government to break Tor
#276 Japan considers treating bitcoins the same as real money
#275 Siri for Mac will be one of OSX 10.12’s major new features
#274 Tor users blocked or faced with CAPTCHA if IP address matches known exit node.
#273 Attackers can turn Microsoft's exploit defense tool EMET against itself
#272 ASUS hit by FTC with 20-year audit for bungled router security
#271 Operation Blockbuster revealed
#270 Secure messaging app Telegram hits 100 million users
#269 Citizen Lab: Baidu Browser transmitting IMEI, location, URLs visited, CPU model
#268 Top ten OS for ethical hackers and security researchers
#267 Researchers create super-efficient WiFi - consumes 10,000 times less power
#266 Cross-site scripting (XSS) enabled on 1000 major sites – including financial
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