Hacker Steals $1 Million Using Just a Phone Number
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Hacker Steals $1 Million Using Just a Phone Number

In a method known as “SIM swapping,” 21-year-old hacker Nicholas Truglia stole $1 million from a San Francisco executive and hacked the phones of a number of other Silicon Valley...

Melanie Kramer | Nov 22, 2018 | 08:00
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Delaware Reveals Its Role in Takedown of British Hacker Grant West

A recent asset disclosure shows that authorities from the state of Delaware were vital to the takedown of British hacker Grant West. Dela-Wares A Wednesday release from the US...

Danny Scopelliti | Oct 24, 2018 | 20:00
The World's Largest Security Firm Now Offers a Cold Storage Vault for Crypto Investors
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World’s Largest Security Firm Now Offers a Cold Storage Vault...

G4S, a multinational security firm, has jumped on the crypto-custodian bandwagon by offering to secure clients’ digital assets in a cold storage vault. Have No Fear, G4S Is Here...

Eustace Cryptus | Oct 19, 2018 | 00:00
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In Japan, Exchange Operators Shore up Investor Protections After...

The Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association says it will tighten investor protection stipulations after a wave of hacks on digital currency exchanges. Citing informed sources, the...

Kevin O’Brien | Oct 01, 2018 | 00:00
It’s Time Facebook Protected User Privacy with Blockchain Tech
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It’s Time Facebook Protected User Security with Blockchain Tech

On September 25th, Facebook reported a security issue that affected almost 50 million users. Hopefully, this security breach will drive Facebook management to accelerate its efforts to...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Sep 30, 2018 | 00:00
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Russian Intelligence Officers Mined Bitcoin To Fund Attacks Against...

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for conspiring to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential elections. The indictment alleges these officers...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Jul 14, 2018 | 23:00
Factors That Will Push Bitcoin’s Price Higher Are Gathering Steam
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Factors That Will Push Bitcoin’s Price Higher Are Gathering Steam

The hacking of exchanges and relentless attacks from financial powers have, in the short run, adversely affected the price of Bitcoin. However, once the news about these adverse...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Jun 12, 2018 | 23:00
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New Report Finds Staggering 725% Increase in Malicious Mining...

The number of websites sneaking in malware to mine cryptocurrencies such as Monero has grown by over 700% in recent months. Have you been affected? Exponential Increase in Web Miners...

Nick Chong | Mar 10, 2018 | 18:00
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Pay Up or Else! Indiana Hospital Latest Victim of Ransomware Attack

Hancock Regional Hospital in Indiana is the latest victim of a ransomware attack by hackers who are demanding a payment in bitcoins. Technology is definitely a two-edged blade. The...

Jeff Francis | Jan 14, 2018 | 07:15
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Cryptocurrency Price Surge Could Lead to Hacked Smart Homes

A security expert says that rising cryptocurrency prices can lead to a surge in cryptojacking of people’s smart homes. If there’s one thing that movies have educated us on...

Jeff Francis | Jan 09, 2018 | 10:30
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Crypto Cybercrime to Climb in 2018

The popularity and resultant price surge of Bitcoin and its ilk will become a magnet for cybercrime and hackers vying to get an illicit profit from it in 2018. The price to be paid for...

Martin Young | Dec 24, 2017 | 05:00
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Insurance Companies Blame Bitcoin for Ransomware Increase

Insurance companies, such as Chubb, are making a ransomware Bitcoin correlation, saying that the cryptocurrency’s rising price is leading to more ransomware attacks. Few things...

Jeff Francis | Dec 23, 2017 | 09:00

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