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Submission + - New Mac OS Trojan produces BitCoins-> 2

angry tapir writes: "A newly identified Mac OS X Trojan bundles a component that leverages the processing power of video cards (GPUs) to generate Bitcoins, a popular type of virtual currency. The new Trojan was dubbed DevilRobber by antivirus vendors and is being distributed together with several software applications via BitTorrent sites."
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Submission + - Fake iOS 4.1 iPad jailbreak spreads malware->

Blacklaw writes: Apple fans are warned to watch out for tools which claims to be the Greenpois0n jailbreak tool for iOS 4.1 for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad devices — they're all virus-infested fakes.
According to a spokesman from security specialist Kaspersky: "We’ve seen a number of fake 'Greenpois0n' Trojans" which are being uploaded to file-sharing sites and BitTorrent trackers in the hope that unsuspecting iOS users will download them — and get themselves infected with some nasty-ware.

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Submission + - Google Using Sea Water to Cool New Data Center-> 1

miller60 writes: Google will use cool water from the Baltic Sea in the cooling system for its new data center in Hamina, Finland. This approach provides Google a new way to operate without chillers, in addition to using fresh air (free cooling) as it has in Belgium. A number of large energy users use cold water from large fresh water lakes, including the city of Toronto and Cornell, which says it has saved 85 percent on its cooling bills. A data center project in Mauritius has planned a similar system, but Google appears to be first into the production phase. See Computer Sweden for photos of the construction of the Google facility.
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