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Salon's new business plan is running cryptocurrency-mining malware on your computer

Gotta mine that gold.Image: pinglabel/Getty Images By Jack Morse2018-02-13 20:22:35 UTC It’s hard out there for a publisher. But what if, ya know, the blockchain could fix it? That appears to be the thinking of digital media brand Salon, which today launched a new way to generate revenue off its readers. No, not some fancy …

Hackers Attack Apple Through Java Exploit; Apple Releases Update to Remove Java Applet

According to Reuters and the The Verge, some hackers managed to infect “a small number” of Apple’s computers through some Java vulnerability. According to Reuters, “there was no evidence that any data left Apple.” User info was not compromised. An update was released a few hours ago that is meant to uninstall the Java applet …