Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#342 Bitcoin's nightmare scenario has come to pass
This week the dire predictions came to pass, as the network reached its capacity, causing transactions around the world to be massively delayed, and in some cases to fail completely. The average time to confirm a transaction has ballooned from 10 minutes to 43 minutes. Users are left confused and shops that once accepted Bitcoin are dropping out.
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#345 Whole lotta onions: number of Tor hidden sites spikes — along with paranoia
#344 Online break-in forces bank to tighten security
#343 How hackers attacked Ukraine's power grid: implications for industrial IoT security
#342 Bitcoin's nightmare scenario has come to pass
#341 Dirt-cheap DDoS: The rock-bottom cost of mounting crippling 400Gbps attacks
#340 Attack on Zygote: a new twist in the evolution of mobile threats
#339 Macro malware strides in new direction, uses forms to store its code
#338 New attack steals secret crypto keys from Android and iOS phones
#337 Cisco issues critical patch for Nexus switches to remove hardcoded credentials
#336 Mozilla bans Firefox add-on that tampered with security settings
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