Bitcoin mining malware spreads on Skype as price rises – ZDNet

Bitcoin mining malware spreads on Skype as price risesZDNetWhile Bitcoin-stealing malware that target wallets for the digital currency had been found in 2011, security experts have predicted malware would be developed to put botnets to work in Bitcoin …

Timothy B. Lee – Four Reasons Bitcoin Is Worth Studying

Timothy B. Lee – Four Reasons Bitcoin Is Worth Studying: Forbes contributor Timothy B. Lee (@BinaryBits) writes again on Bitcoin. Excerpts: “Even if you think the current value of of more than $140 is a bubble, it’s clear that Bitcoin has some genuine applications. The number of daily Bitcoin transactions has soared from around 1000 […]

Trojan turns your PC into Bitcoin mining slave – Wired.co.uk

Wired.co.ukTrojan turns your PC into Bitcoin mining slaveWired.co.ukMaybe it’s a sign of the Bitcoin bubble. Criminals are trying to take control of PCs and turn them into Bitcoin miners. According to antivirus seller Kaspersky Lab, there’s a new Trojan — spotted on 4 April and spreading via Skype — that takes …Skype trojan forces Bitcoin […]

Ripple Coin Flip, the SatoshiDice of Ripple?

I came across Ripple Coin Flip on the bitcointalk forums and decided to give it a try. There’s only one available address to send to and it gives you a 49% chance of doubling your money. The ripple address is rEgXAZiBKcLPo64wRd5JaASpZ8mGidfZiX if you w…

New trojan hijacks your PC for Bitcoin mining – CNET Australia

New trojan hijacks your PC for Bitcoin miningCNET AustraliaBitcoin is a strange beast. The open source virtual currency is not considered a real currency by the US Government — but all a currency really needs to gain traction is belief in its value. Thus, Bitcoin has taken off, rapidly skyrocketing in the …

Bitcoin price bubble soars to record as investors grow nervous – Raw Story

Raw StoryBitcoin price bubble soars to record as investors grow nervousRaw StoryAFP – Some call it the most famous pizza purchase in history: In May 2010, a programmer called Laszlo asked an online forum if anyone would buy him a couple of pies in exchange for 10,000 Bitcoins, an experimental online currency launched in 2009.

Virtual currency Bitcoin a hit – Calcutta Telegraph

Calcutta TelegraphVirtual currency Bitcoin a hitCalcutta TelegraphLondon, April 7: Thousands of savers who appear to have lost trust in banks and governments have begun to invest in Bitcoin — a virtual currency created in mysterious circumstances and described by experts as “gold for computer nerds”. Recently, a …

Drew Carey and Roseanne Barr are Bitcoin Fans!

Just tried to buy breakfast w bitcoins. Refused. #whenwilltheworldcatchuptomyhipness?— Drew Carey (@DrewFromTV) April 7, 2013Leave your Narrow Corridors. Leave all limited thought. Dream the Dreams of poets and pirates. Ahoy me mateys! YE R WATCH…

Bitcoin in Video: Coverage from the Last Week (Part 1)

For your convenience, here are six videos that captured the excitement in the media surrounding Bitcoin over the last week. The last one is a great documentary put together by Bitcoin Magazine and the GoldMoney Foundation. Click here to see eight more videos.