'Send Nudes' Now Ask Crypto Ransomware Attackers
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‘Send Nudes’ Demand Crypto Ransomware Attackers

A new ransomware malware called ‘Ransomwared’ has been employed in a number of new attacks. This particular variation of malware demands explicit nude pictures from its victims...

Ricardo Martinez | 7 months ago
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How to Prevent Crypto Criminals from Milking your Laptop

Cryptojacking is a cybercrime in which websites or devices are hacked with clandestine software for mining crypto. Can it be prevented? How do Hackers ‘Cryptojack’ the...

Ricardo Martinez | 8 months ago
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Crypto Cybersecurity Threats Down 78% in H2 2019

Despite being flagged as the greatest cybersecurity threat at the start of last year, crypto malware-related hacks (cryptojacking) were down by 78% in the second half of 2019.

Christina Comben | 8 months ago
Maryland Introduces Bill to Make Ransomware Possession Illegal
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Maryland Introduces Bill to Make Ransomware Possession Illegal

Maryland Democrat, State Senator State Sen. Susan C. Lee introduced bill SB30, which would make possession of ransomware illegal. The bill was carefully written to make ransomware...

Ricardo Martinez | 8 months ago
New york tries to ban paying bitcoin ransomware
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New York Tries to Ban Paying Bitcoin Ransomware Attackers

New York state senators have drafted two bills this month that propose a ban on paying ransomware attackers with tax-payers money.  New York Refuses to Negotiate with Criminals In...

Ricardo Martinez | 8 months ago
US Military Under Serious Threat From Deadly Malware
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US Military Under Serious Threat From Deadly Malware

Cyber-security researchers are warning about a powerful email malware, which is targeting government and military systems. The Emotet malware is often used as an initial attack vector...

Emilio Janus | 8 months ago
Interpol Operation Drives Southeast Asia Crypto Down by 78%
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Interpol Operation Drives Southeast Asia Cryptojacking Down by 78%

Cryptojacking was rampant around the globe last year. By June 2019 in Southeast Asia, more than 20,000 MikroTik routers had been infected. Thanks to Operation Goldfish Alpha, Interpol...

Christina Comben | 9 months ago
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IBM: Cybercriminals Are Moving On From Ransomware to Cryptojacking

IBM researchers have found that cryptojacking dominated the cryptocurrency cybercrime scene in 2018, overtaking ransomware attacks. Experts say the comparatively less intrusive and...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 years ago
Ransomware Upstages Cryptojacking as Dominant Form of Crypto Cyberattack
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Ransomware Overtakes Cryptojacking as Cybercriminals’ Favorite Weapon

Malwarebytes says ransomware attacks are the current favorite method of crypto hackers and cybercriminals. The cybersecurity outfit believes the continued decline in cryptocurrency...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 years ago
Cryptocurrency Malware Infects Over 200,000 Mikrotik Routers
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Cryptocurrency Malware Infects Over 200,000 Mikrotik Routers

A cryptojacking campaign has affected over 200,000 routers made by Mikrotik, the Latvian networking company.  A Months-Old Vulnerability Exploited Security researchers recently mapped...

Nigel Gambanga | 2 years ago
League of Legends Garena Client Infected with a Cryptocurrency Miner
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League of Legends Garena Client Infected with a Cryptocurrency Miner

League of Legends players in the Philippines are in a state after it was discovered that a malicious script used to mine cryptocurrencies by hijacking users’ computing power was...

Georgi Georgiev | 2 years ago
The Pirate Bay Resumes Cryptojacking But Should it Even be an Issue?
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The Pirate Bay Resumes Cryptojacking But Should it Even be an Issue?

The Pirate Bay (TPB) has resumed its cryptojacking activities. The P2P file-sharing platform launched another browser script that hijacks unused CPU power of site users to mine...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 years ago

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