Hacker Redirects Traffic From 19 Internet Providers to Steal Bitcoins | Threat Level | WIRED

Among all the scams and thievery in the bitcoin economy, one recent hack sets a new bar for brazenness: Stealing an entire chunk of raw internet traffic from more than a dozen internet service providers, then shaking it down for as many bitcoins as possible. Researchers at Dell’s SecureWorks security division say they’ve uncovered a…

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