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Bitcoin Ransomware Creators Avoid Jail Time for $11,000 Heist

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Two brothers convicted of creating bitcoin ransomware and infecting more than 1,000 computers have narrowly avoided jail time and will instead perform community service. Authorities initially arrested the two Dutch brothers in 2015 for infecting thousands of computers during the previous two years. Three years later, the story is finally coming to an end, as the court sentenced the brothers to...

Bitcoin-seeking Ransomware Scam Busted

Two ransomware strains, CoinVault and Bitcryptor have been put to bed due to the joint efforts of law enforcement in Netherland and an independent cybersecurity firm. The authors of the malware sought ransom payments from victims in Bitcoin. Ransomware thieves who took Bitcoin payments in return for victims to access their files freely after their rogue file-locking methods have been put out of...

The Texas Bitcoin Conference Starts Tomorrow; Follow Me For Live Updates

Tomorrow, the Texas Bitcoin Conference (TBC) is kicking off at the Circuit of the Americas Technology and Conference Center.  The conference venue is a whopping 44,000 square feet and in order to properly utilize it the Texas Bitcoin Conference will be hosting everything from a hackathon to a "bitcoincert." The list of speakers is extensive; speakers are divided into three tracks which run...

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