Monthly Archives: August 2013

Android-based Bitcoin digital wallets vulnerable to theft

A critical weakness in Android leaves digital wallets on the mobile platform vulnerable to theft, Bitcoin developers warned Sunday. The vulnerability occurs in an Android component that generates secure random numbers, developers wrote in a Bitcoin.org blog post. Because the … Continue reading

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Wi-Fi routers: More security risks than ever

LAS VEGAS — More major brand-name Wi-Fi router vulnerabilities continue to be discovered, and continue to go unpatched, a security researcher has revealed at Defcon 21. Jake Holcomb, a security researcher at the Baltimore, Md.-based firm Independent Security Evaluators and … Continue reading

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