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Author Topic: [2016-03-06] TeamViewer Credential Breach, Bitcoiner Computers at Risk  (Read 184 times)
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June 03, 2016, 03:25:34 AM
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As a casual Bitcoin user, if you have ever hired an external developer or perhaps used TeamViewer as a drop-in solution to gain remote access to your home or work computer, then those connection points are now likely compromised.

Reports of a service outage came midnight on June 2 through Twitter, where TeamViewer mentioned that they were experiencing a Denial of Service Attack to their DNS servers.

More troublesome is the reaction of from TeamViewer, who has since blamed “weak user credentials” as the culprit for the string of unauthorized logins. According to a source who goes by the name of /u/Macdonjo on Reddit, the company is attempting to silence articles and publications through threats:

    “We were basically forced to change what the article said, based on what TeamViewer wanted us to say about them.”

http://bitcoinist.net/teamviewer-breach-bitcoin-risk/

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June 03, 2016, 09:21:21 AM
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On the internet, nothing is safe from getting hacked. A hardware wallet or a paper one show its advantages in situations like this.
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