Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#798 Robin Hood hacker donates $11,000 of stolen bitcoin to help fight ISIS
A Kurdish region of Syria that borders territory held by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) has received an $11,000 donation in allegedly stolen bitcoin from a vigilante hacker.

The pseudonymous Phineas Fisher donated 25 bitcoins to a crowdfunding campaign set up by members of the Rojava region’s economic committee, described by Fisher as “one of the most inspiring revolutionary projects in the world.”
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#801 Master decryption key released for TeslaCrypt ransomware
#800 France DGSE: Spy service sets school code-breaking challenge
#799 Archive of historic BT 'email' hack preserved
#798 Robin Hood hacker donates $11,000 of stolen bitcoin to help fight ISIS
#797 Google fights French 'right to be forgotten' order
#796 Android Qualcomm vulnerability impacts 60 percent of devices
#795 ESET releases new decryptor for TeslaCrypt ransomware
#794 Ransomware activity spikes in March, steadily increasing throughout 2016
#793 Magento – unauthenticated remote code execution
#792 Foreign hackers may be targeting presidential candidates
#791 Updated Skimer malware infects ATMs worldwide
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