Tag: Hacking

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A Bitcoin for a Million Bucks – Any Takers?

For a start here is a quick reminder of a few extraordinary financial bubbles from history: February 3, 1637 – In the Netherlands a single tulip bulb sold for 5,200 guilders which that time would have been ‘sufficient to purchase one of the grandest homes on the most fashionable canal in Amsterdam for cash, complete with a coach house and an 80-ft (25-m) garden … Read More A Bitcoin for a Million Bucks – Any Takers?

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DNS Hijacking – My Laptop was Hacked

In the final chapters of THE SEX TOURIST you can read about a hacking technique using Blackshades, but in this blog I want to write about another one. Despite keeping my anti-virus software up to date my laptop was hacked and my DNS was hijacked. They call this kind of cyber-attack DNS Hijacking or DNS Redirection. A malware found its way to my laptop … Read More DNS Hijacking – My Laptop was Hacked