TREZOR Wallet will support Bitcoin Gold

TREZOR, the orginal Bitcoin hardware wallet announced plans to add Bitcoin Gold to the list of currencies it supports 
14 November

Bitcoin hardware wallet TREZOR made an announcement on November 13 that it is going to add Bitcoin Gold to the list of coins that it already supports, stating that the reason for it is that Bitcoin Gold has released their source code.

TREZOR is currently working on developing BTG support, and the users will be able to split their Bitcoin Gold form Bitcoin once TREZOR claim tool is ready, taking into consideration that users stored their BTC on Trezor before block 491407.

At this moment the currencies which TREZOR supports are Bitcoin, Ethereum (and all ERC-20 tokens), Ethereum Classic, ZCash, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Dash, Namecoin, Dogecoin, and Bitcoin Testnet.

Previously, TREZOR was in the list of companies which did not show support for Bitcoin Gold, which forked from Bitcoin on October 24. On October 23, Satoshi Labs, the makers of the hardware wallet TREZOR, made a statement about the upcoming Bitcoin Gold fork claiming that the company was not yet ready to support Bitcoin Gold. Nevertheless, now things changed.

At the present moment, Bitcoin Gold is gradually losing its positions, having fallen down by 23% within past 24 hours and being traded at the price of $205 with 24h volume of $41 million.

Bitcoin Ransomware created fake Symantec Blog

Bitcoin ransomware called "CoinThief" created fake Symantec Blog website with fake "security" article
20 November

The news from the hacking and ransomware world has already become as fascinating as a first-class detective novel. And today we have some more interesting news.

The fake website of well known IT security firm Symanctec had appeared. Someone had created the almost exact copy of "Blog" section of original website. It looks almost 100% as original, besides two things: "Search" feature doesn't work and there is a fake article regarding CoinThief.

Original Symantec Blog
Original Symantec Blog

Take a good look at the screenshot above, and take even a better look on the left pic with girl in glasses. 

Fake Symantec Blog
Fake Symantec Blog

Now compare the left pic of the fake website with the original one. The text under says that "New Version of CoinThief Infects Mac Crypto Traders". 

Fake article says that the malicious program is distributed using the zero-day vulnerability in browsers [0day is a term denoting unresolved vulnerabilities, as well as malicious programs against which protection mechanisms have not yet been developed].

Also, the fake site reported that the modified version of CoinThief infects Mac users using the 0-day JavaScript vulnerabilities in the two main browsers (Gecko - Mozilla, Webkit - Chrome, Safari, Opera) without any user interaction.

It gives some fake recommendations, that can be very dangerous and gives a link to a suspected malware download. We strongly recommend you not to follow fake instruction. The original Symantec Blog is It is also worth noting that fake website marked as "Secured" in the browser.