Citadel Securities, XTX Markets Join Blockchain FX Venture Cobalt

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Electronic trading houses Citadel Securities and XTX have joined top global banks in signing up to blockchain currency settlement venture Cobalt, they said on Thursday, in what could be one of the first large-scale financial market uses of the technology.
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Carleton University computers infected with ransomware

  • According to a graduate student, the attackers have asked for 39 bitcoin to unlock all of Carleton’s infected computers.
  • “Our research is halted right now because all our computers are either shut down or infected,” the graduate student said.
  • Matthew Braga is the senior technology reporter for CBC News.
  • Students have been warned to shut down their computers, and stay off the school’s wireless network.
  • A graduate student at the university emailed CBC to say the attackers have asked for payment in bitcoin, a digital currency that is difficult to trace.

Students at Carleton University are being warned that some of its computers have been infected by ransomware — a type of computer virus that uses encryption to effectively hold files hostage in exchange for payment.
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Carleton University computers infected with ransomware

  • According to a graduate student, the attackers have asked for 39 bitcoin to unlock all of Carleton’s infected computers.
  • “Our research is halted right now because all our computers are either shut down or infected,” the graduate student said.
  • Students have been warned to shut down their computers, and stay off the school’s wireless network.
  • A graduate student at the university emailed CBC to say the attackers have asked for payment in bitcoin, a digital currency that is difficult to trace.
  • Matthew Braga is the senior technology reporter for CBC News.

Students at Carleton University are being warned that some of its computers have been infected by ransomware — a type of computer virus that uses encryption to effectively hold files hostage in exchange for payment.
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Carleton University computers infected with ransomware

  • According to a graduate student, the attackers have asked for 39 bitcoin to unlock all of Carleton’s infected computers.
  • “Our research is halted right now because all our computers are either shut down or infected,” the graduate student said.
  • A graduate student at the university emailed CBC to say the attackers have asked for payment in bitcoin, a digital currency that is difficult to trace.
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  • The school has warned students to ignore the messages and report them.

Students at Carleton University are being warned that some of its computers have been infected by ransomware — a type of computer virus that uses encryption to effectively hold files hostage in exchange for payment.
Continue reading “Carleton University computers infected with ransomware”

Carleton University computers infected with ransomware

  • According to a graduate student, the attackers have asked for 39 bitcoin to unlock all of Carleton’s infected computers.
  • “Our research is halted right now because all our computers are either shut down or infected,” the graduate student said.
  • Students have been warned to shut down their computers, and stay off the school’s wireless network.
  • A graduate student at the university emailed CBC to say the attackers have asked for payment in bitcoin, a digital currency that is difficult to trace.
  • Matthew Braga is the senior technology reporter for CBC News.

Students at Carleton University are being warned that some of its computers have been infected by ransomware — a type of computer virus that uses encryption to effectively hold files hostage in exchange for payment.
Continue reading “Carleton University computers infected with ransomware”