Google warns that cryptocurrencies hack cloud accounts

Google warns that cryptocurrencies hack cloud accounts

Miners in cryptocurrency use hacked Google Cloud accounts for computationally heavy mining purposes, Google has warned. The search giant’s cyber security team provided details about the security breach in a report published on Wednesday. The so-called “Threat Horizons” report aims to deliver intelligence that enables organizations to keep their cloud environments secure. “Malicious actors were … Read more

iPhone tricks that keep passwords secure have just been shut down

Firefox, one of the world’s most popular web browsers, has announced that it will stop supporting its password management app next month. Instead, the browser itself will take over the tool’s features, such as providing access to saved passwords and performing autofill functions for online forms. The move was unveiled last week by Mozilla, the … Read more

China’s Didi asked to delist from US, SoftBank shares fall: Report

A navigation map on the app of the Chinese riding hill giant Didi is seen on a mobile phone in front of the app logo shown in this illustration taken July 1, 2021. Florence Lo | Reuters GUANGZHOU, China – Shares in SoftBank extended their losses on Friday after Bloomberg reported that Chinese regulators have … Read more

Lancium raises $ 150 million for bitcoin mines powered by renewable energy in Texas

This image shows an Amazon wind farm in Texas. Amazon HOUSTON – Houston-based technology company Lancium announced Tuesday that it raised $ 150 million to build bitcoin mines across Texas that will run on renewable energy. In the coming year, the company plans to launch over 2,000 megawatts of capacity across its many sites, which … Read more

Apple is suing NSO Group, a company known for hacking iPhones on behalf of governments

Apple CEO Tim Cook will deliver the keynote address at the 2020 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California. Brooks Kraft / Apple Inc / Handout via Reuters Apple on Tuesday sued the NSO Group, an Israeli company that sells software to public authorities and law enforcement that allows … Read more

companies working with US opponents should justify their position

Palantir Technologies CEO Alex Karp arrives at the “Tech for Good” summit in Paris, France on May 15, 2019. Charles Platiau | Reuters Technology companies doing business with China or US adversaries need to justify their position, Palantir CEO Alex Karp told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Tuesday. “If you want to work in China or … Read more

US warns Iran-backed hackers target critical US sectors | News about cybersecurity

Iran targeted units in the transport, health and public health sectors, the United States, Britain and Australia have warned. Hackers linked to the Iranian government have targeted a “wide range of victims” in the United States, including by implementing ransomware, according to a statement issued Wednesday by U.S., British and Australian officials. The notice says … Read more

Crypto-investors raise millions to buy a copy of the Constitution

A page with the first printing of the United States Constitution will be displayed at Sotheby’s Auction House in New York on September 17, 2021. Ed Jones | AFP | Getty Images Sotheby’s is auctioning off an extremely rare and historic first edition of the US Constitution, and crypto-investors are collecting millions of dollars in … Read more

Crypto-investors raise millions to buy a copy of the Constitution

A page with the first printing of the United States Constitution will be displayed at Sotheby’s Auction House in New York on September 17, 2021. Ed Jones | AFP | Getty Images Sotheby’s is auctioning off an extremely rare and historic first edition of the US Constitution, and crypto-investors are collecting millions of dollars in … Read more

New York’s elected mayor Eric Adams takes the first 3 payslips in bitcoin

New York City’s newly elected mayor Eric Adams plans to take his first three payslips in bitcoin, in the politician’s latest move, to give Miami a chance at its money as one of the country’s best destinations for crypto enthusiasts. “NYC will be the center of the cryptocurrency industry,” Adams said said in a tweet … Read more