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French trial ordered for alleged Russian bitcoin fraudster

A judge in Paris has ordered a French trial for Alexander Vinnik, a Russian suspected of money laundering on the bitcoin exchange BTC-e, also wanted by Washington and Moscow, his lawyer and other sources told AFP.

3 charged in massive Twitter hack, Bitcoin scam (Update)

A British man, a Florida man and a Florida teen were identified by authorities Friday as the hackers who earlier this month took over Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls to scam people ...

Garmin acknowledges cyberattack, doesn't mention ransomware

The GPS device maker Garmin Ltd. acknowledged Monday being victimized by a cyberattack last week that encrypted some of its systems, knocking its fitness tracking and pilot navigation services offline. It said systems would ...

Apple to issue hackable iPhones

Apple announced this week that it will begin shipping out specially configured Security Research Device iPhones to researchers so that they can probe for vulnerabilities without interference from standard iPhone security ...

Laughter as a unique biometric signature

The popular view of biometric security often invokes fingerprint readers, iris or retinal scans, and voice-activated systems. However, any unique human characteristic whether the shape of one's ears, the whole face, the pattern ...

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