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Law Firms are Opening Bitcoin Wallets in Anticipation of Potential...

With the recent rise of ransomware attacks targeting corporations worldwide, law firms are taking what many are deeming ‘appropriate’ preemptive security measures. WannaCry...

Ashour Iesho | Oct 27, 2017 | 21:00
Shadow Brokers Threaten Release of Further Hacking Tools
Bitcoin

More Malware Threats Coming in 2017

Bitcoin ransomware attacks have regularly hit the headlines this year, giving cryptocurrency negative press, however malware, in general, has been increasing making ransomware a much...

Matthew Tompkins | Jun 29, 2017 | 21:30
Microsoft: WanaCry Blame Game Ends At NSA, Consumers' Door
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Microsoft: WanaCry Blame Game Ends At NSA, Consumers’ Door

Microsoft has defended itself in the aftermath of WanaCry, saying system modernization is “a high priority for everyone.” NSA, Consumers Firmly To Blame As the Windows attack...

Wilma Woo | May 15, 2017 | 15:00
Bitcoin Cash Gaining Acceptance in Ransomware Community
News

WanaCrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware Myths Fail To Shake Bitcoin Optimism

Bitcoin is shrugging off links with the ongoing international WanaCrypt0r 2 cyber attack as the media struggles to work out who to blame. WanaCrypt0r 2: Media Perpetuates Bitcoin Myth...

Wilma Woo | May 13, 2017 | 19:00
Corporations ransomware
News

Bitcoin Demand Rises as U.S. Corporations are Stocking Up

Bitcoin has attracted a great deal of interest over the last couple of years, and mainstream investing has skyrocketed with the ever-growing Bitcoin price. Now, a new market sector is...

Evander Smart | Feb 26, 2017 | 09:00
Bitcoin

Ransomware as a Service is Bringing In Some Serious Money

Ransomware is now becoming standardized to create a lucrative business model, ransomware as a service for amateur hackers. Also read: OXBTC Releases New BTC/ETH Cloudhash Hosting...

Trevor Hill | Aug 18, 2016 | 00:43
Bitcoinist_Office 365
Breaking News

Office 365 Zero-day Leads To Ransomware Phishing Attacks

Sometimes it feels like the only way Bitcoin makes headlines is either through a price change or ransomware. Cerber, one of the most dangerous types of Bitcoin ransomware alive today...

Jp Buntinx | Jun 28, 2016 | 05:22
Healthcare Security
Breaking News

New Report Shows Healthcare IT Security is On Wobbly Legs

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts will recall the story of several hospitals being infected with Bitcoin ransomware earlier this year. A new study on how hospitals treat patient privacy and...

Jp Buntinx | Jun 25, 2016 | 05:00
Powerful Security and Due Diligence + AI-powered Credit Scoring
Breaking News

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...

Jp Buntinx | Jun 23, 2016 | 04:37
Cryptolocator Perks and Future Plans
Breaking News

500 Million Records Stolen in 2015 Due To Security Vulnerabilities

Despite the wide variety of cyber attacks against companies and individual users all over the world, far too many websites contain security vulnerabilities.  Hackers have a relatively...

Jp Buntinx | Apr 13, 2016 | 03:05
Bitcoinist_Banking Trojan Malware
Breaking News

Dridex Banking Trojan Evolves Into Bitcoin Ransomware Distributor

People active in the world of security will have heard of the Dridex malware before, which is a Trojan designed to infiltrate banking infrastructure. But it looks like Dridex is...

Jp Buntinx | Apr 09, 2016 | 08:23
Breaking News

Bitcoin Ransomware CryptoWall is Back With Improvements

Bitcoin ransomware has been a new type of malware attacking computers and networks all over the world. By decrypting all important file extensions, and forcing the device owner to pay...

Jp Buntinx | Nov 26, 2015 | 09:55

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