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2011-06-17 13:45:00

According to computer security firm Symantec, hackers are targeting users of the virtual currency Bitcoin by penetrating computers and swiping their digital wallets. "Malware authors move fast," Symantec's Stephen Doherty said in a blog post about digital pickpockets targeting Bitcoin. "We have seen a recent Trojan in the wild targeting Bitcoin wallets," Doherty said. "It has one motive: to locate your Bitcoin wallet.dat file and email it to the attacker," Doherty said. "This is not...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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