Tag Archive: Kaspersky Lab

  • Bitcoin Security, Mining, News, News teaser

    New malware can mine cryptocurrency on your PC

    A new kind of malicious malware has been discovered. This new malware is unique in that it is able to mine cryptocurrency on victims’ computers. The New Malware Most hackers that use malware are trying to steal sensitive data or get access to important accounts, but this newly discovered malware does something else. Famous Russian cyber security firm, Kaspersky Lab, has recently discovered a new type of malware that is able to infiltrate computers and mine

    · September 7, 2017 · 1:45 pm
  • FinTech

    Ransomware Tool Has Decryption Keys Leaked by Anonymous User

    The master decryption keys for the ransomware, CrySis, has been released to the public, news that will undoubtedly come as a pleasant surprise to those victimized by the malware. Also read: Most Popular Bitcoin Wallet to Allow Credit and Debit Card Funding Another Ransomware Tool Bites the Dust The decryption keys first became public when a user posted them on a the forums of bleepingcomputer.com. The user, known only as crss7777, posted the decryption keys

    · November 16, 2016 · 4:00 am
  • computer security Bitcoin Security, FinTech

    ‘Wildfire’ Ransomware Defeated by International Security Team

    Wildfire, a type of ransomware targeted at Dutch speakers, has been successfully defeated by the No More Ransom initiative, a project coordinated by the Netherlands Police, Europol, Intel and Kaspersky. This multinational collaboration aims to help victims of ransomware retrieve their encrypted files for free through the use of multiple decryption tools. Also read: Ransomware as a Service is Bringing In Some Serious Money ‘Wildfire’ Ransomware Wildfire is a piece of ransomware, a type of malware that takes users’

    · August 25, 2016 · 6:00 pm
  • Bitcoin Industry Report Bitcoin, News, News teaser, Trending

    Industry Report: No Bitcoin Crime Goes Unpunished

    A bitcoin buyer is robbed, the latest game to pay in digital currency, and new initiatives for fighting ransomware are set forth. Want to catch up on your latest digital currency news? Take a look below. Also read: Industry Report: Bitcoin Fraud Never Works BITCOIN ROBBERY A bitcoin buyer has undergone quite a scare after being robbed at knifepoint. 32-year-old Steve Manos of Lake Worth, Florida set out to take part in what he thought

    · July 31, 2016 · 3:00 pm
  • Blockchain security Bitcoin, Bitcoin Breaking News Brief, Breaking Bitcoin News, Breaking News, News, News teaser, Technology

    Bitcoin Ransomware Popularity Increased Spectacularly In 2015

    Bitcoin ransomware threats are once again making the headlines these days. Albeit they are now popular than screen-blocker ransomware, this is not news to be proud of by any means. Malware used on such a large scale will continue to give Bitcoin a bad reputation, even though the cryptocurrency is not at fault for these problems. Also read: Large-Scale Phishing Attack Targets Bitcoin and Web Wallet Users There is nothing more annoying than dealing with

    · June 23, 2016 · 4:37 am