FBI Reports Crypto Ransomware Totalled $144M Since 2013
Bitcoin

FBI Report: Bitcoin Ransom Payments Total $144M

Ransomware attacks and similar extortion schemes took in an estimated $144 million in the course of 7 years. FBI estimates show most of the ransoms were paid in Bitcoin (BTC) and went...

Christine Vasileva | 8 months ago
Taylor Swift image used to conceal malicious crypto mining code
Altcoins

Taylor Swift Photo Hides Malicious Crypto-Mining Code

Concealed crypto mining – using infected computers to produce hashes for specific types of coins – is using more ingenious methods to hide from operating systems. The...

Christine Vasileva | 11 months ago
Bitcoinist_Mobile Security
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WISeKey Kaspersky Lab Security App Is A Must-have For Mobile Bitcoin Users

With more and more consumers all over the world switching to mobile payment solutions, protecting these portable devices becomes of the utmost importance. Kaspersky Lab and WISeKey...

Jp Buntinx | 5 years ago
Breaking News

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 | 5 years ago
Bitcoin Education

Kaspersky and INTERPOL Say Blockchain is Vulnerable

Kaspersky Labs and INTERPOL have presented research in which they show how blockchain-based cryptocurrencies can potentially be abused with arbitrary data that can be disseminated...

Nuno Menezes | 6 years ago

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