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EXMO Crypto-Analyst Pavel Lerner On His Kidnapping and Life...

In late 2017, news from Ukraine made headlines across numerous cryptocurrency-related media around the world. The lead analyst of the major cryptocurrency exchange EXMO Pavel Lerner...

Bitcoinist | 2 days ago
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Ransomware Stems From Governments, But Bitcoin Gets The Blame

When hackers paralyzed the city of Baltimore with a ransomware attack last month, the focus became not the theft itself, but a $76,000 Bitcoin ransom. NSA Passes Ransomware Buck...

Eustace Cryptus | 1 month ago
PGA Championship Hit with Bitcoin Ransom Attack
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PGA Championship Hit with Bitcoin Ransom Attack

Hackers have set their eyes on the PGA Championship’s computer system in the latest cyber heist, demanding a Bitcoin ransom. According to Newsmax, the PGA’s computer system...

Nikita Blows | 11 months ago
HBO Offers Hackers $250k in Bitcoin to Buy More Time
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HBO Offers Hackers $250k in Bitcoin to Buy More Time

Cable television network HBO, who recently fell victim to a system-wide cyber attack that enabled hackers to steal sensitive information, have offered to pay the hackers a ‘bug...

Ashour Iesho | 2 years ago
HBO Hackers Demand Over $6 Million in Bitcoin Not to Release Files
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HBO Hackers Demand Over $6 Million in Bitcoin Not to Release Files

Popular premium cable television company HBO has stayed in the headlines this past month as their flagship show, Game of Thrones, began its seventh season in July.  But while Queen...

Matthew Hrones | 2 years ago
20 Year-Old British Model Kidnapped; Nearly Auctioned for Over $350k in Bitcoin
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20 Year-Old British Model Kidnapped; Nearly Auctioned for Over $350k...

A horrifying, real-life version of Taken almost happened in July as a young 20-year-old woman was kidnapped to be sold into sexual slavery for Bitcoin. What was supposed to be a photo...

Jeff Francis | 2 years ago
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The First Macintosh Ransomware Attacks Apple Users

This past weekend Macintosh computers were attacked with a new form of ransomware called “KeRanger.” Reports say the malware started to infect users on Friday, March 4th and users...

Jamie Redman | 3 years ago
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Greek Banks Asked To Pay Bitcoin Ransom

In Athens, three Greek banks have been extorted by malicious hackers for the sum of 15,000 Euros to be paid in Bitcoin by November 30, 2015. The group Armada Collective threatened...

Jamie Redman | 4 years ago
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Bitcoin Criminals Target Australian Financial Sector

Australian executives in the traditional finance are starting to get a bad taste in their mouths concerning Bitcoin. It seems that cyber-attacks involving digital currency ransoms are...

Jamie Redman | 4 years ago

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