Bitcoins and Other Stuff 4/9/13

Posted: April 9, 2013 by chad98036 in Uncategorized

EndgadgetAustin TX getting Google Fiber

Maybe Texas really is the promised land because they are also getting Colt Commercial, an AR-15 manufacturer to relocate there, and that’s only one in a string of recent announcements about companies moving to Texas.

CNNMoneyWant to view the “Deep Web”?

That’s is internet connected devices that aren’t normally indexed by search engines like Google – then use Shodan

It’s a kind of “dark” Google, looking for the servers, webcams, printers, routers and all the other stuff (ed. such as industrial control systems) that is connected to and makes up the Internet.

What’s really noteworthy about Shodan’s ability to find all of this — and what makes Shodan so scary — is that very few of those devices have any kind of security built into them.

This is why power utility control networks are required to be airgapped from the internet. Shodan isn’t the only way to do this of course but it seems to be a sort of one stop shop. That, however, brings another related story – Apparently North Korea is attempting to knock out the US cyber infrastructure.

Bitcoin hits $200 mark – Bubble? – related Bitcoin = Bitcon and more – New Skype Malware Uses Victims’ Machines to Mine Bitcoin but if you are really into Bitcoin here is a trading app and a mining guide.

SlashdotIsrael declares the effort to erase Israel from the cyber map a failure.

  1. Sockless Joe says:

    Any of youse morons use bitcoin?

  2. HayZeus says:

    I started mining a couple of years ago but left off when my mining guild closed since the associated PC had gone a bit wobbly. And I thought I was doing pretty good at $30 a bitcoin back in the day… :Q

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