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Bitcoin creator – could he be ‘outed’ after email ransom?

Bitcoin’s mysterious creator, who goes by the pseudonym ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’, could be about to have his identity made public, after a series of emails from the address that has been his only point of contact with the world since 2011.

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Week in Security: Game over in Korea, cellphone snoops and phishy Bitcoins

Gamers and cellphone users were targeted by criminal groups around the world this week - while retailers continued to suffer at the hands of POS malware, and a phishing campaign highlighted just how hot Bitcoin is right now.

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Bitcoin wallet phishing scores unlikely hit with crypto-curious

A new tactic where waves of Bitcoin wallet phishing emails are targeted at corporations has proved a success for the criminals behind it - with nearly 2.7% of victims clicking on the malicious link embedded in the two waves of 12,000 emails.

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Gamescom 2014: World of Malware?

The gaming industry keeps growing, and the crowds at Cologne's Gamescom 2014, show why big game titles are rapidly becoming a target for cybercrime. Our tips will help you enjoy the latest games - without hackers declaring 'Game Over'.

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Silk Road Bitcoin auction bidders targeted in phishing scam

A leaked list of people who had enquired about the auction for bitcoins from the “dark market” Silk Road provided a target for phishing scammers - and at least one site fell for the scam emails.

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Bitcoin extortion letters threaten pizza restaurants

Extorted for Bitcoin? Some U.S. pizza restaurant owners have been receiving letters threatening them with bad reviews, fake pizza orders, food contamination and, in extreme cases, even bombs.

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Watch Dogs pirates hit by scurvy Bitcoin-mining malware

Pirates who have downloaded one of the most popular torrent files of this week's big game release Watch Dogs - ironically, themed around computer hacking - found malware pilfering their virtual gold (well, Bitcoins).

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Dogecoin vault vanishes after attack – and “mysterious withdrawals”

The popular online wallet site Dogevault is offline after attackers destroyed data on the site. The impact on user funds is unknown - although site users have reported withdrawals from their accounts, some as large as 950,000 Dogecoin.

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Bitcoin fixes Mt Gox theft bug – as exchange staff find 200,000 BTC in ‘forgotten’ wallet

Bitcoin’s developers have released a new version of the software, which includes a long-awaited fix for the “transaction malleability” bug which is said to have brought down the Mt Gox exchange - and Mt Gox staff have 'found' 200,000 BTC in an abandoned wallet in the exchange.

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