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You’re Most Likely to Catch Ransomware in Vegas, Says Study

Beware of phishing attacks when in Las Vegas, according to a new study. Sin City has been found as the most likely place to catch Bitcoin ransomware in the United States. Viva La...

Allen Scott | Dec 09, 2016 | 04:05
Zepto Ransomware
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Worrisome Locky Ransomware Variant Zepto is Making The Rounds

There is a now form of Bitcoin ransomware on the block, going by the name of Zepto. At its core, this is a different variant of the Locky malware, which has been making the rounds for...

Jp Buntinx | Jul 02, 2016 | 05:58
Necurs Botnet
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Necurs Botnet Resurfaces With Updated Locky and Dridex Versions

Locky remains one of the biggest ransomware threats to this very date. Now that the Necurs botnet is back, it looks like a new version of Locky Bitcoin ransomware is available as well...

Jp Buntinx | Jun 24, 2016 | 05:09
Bitcoin Industry Report
Bitcoin

Industry Report: How Badly Was the DAO Attacked?

Scams, suits and cyber-attacks, with and a little bit of ransomware thrown in-between. It’s been a wacky week for Bitcoin and the DAO, and here are a few of the top stories: Also...

Nick Marinoff | Jun 23, 2016 | 09:00
Bitcoinist_End of Locky
Breaking News

Symantec Report Indicates End of Locky Ransomware Threat

Although malware threats and exploit kits are a significant threat to our society, various types are showing a decrease in activity. Angler, Locky, and Dridex are the three top...

Jp Buntinx | Jun 18, 2016 | 05:31
Bitcoinist_Amazon
Breaking News

Amazon Spear Phishing Campaign Spreads Locky Ransomware

Editor’s note (5-28-2016, 1:36 PM EST): This article has been amended to add a technical correction. The attackers’ method of bypassing spam filters can be detected and...

Jp Buntinx | May 27, 2016 | 02:58
Bitcoinist_Malware-as-a-service
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Malware-as-a-service Is A Cheap Way To Spread Bitcoin Ransomware

Cyber security is on the minds of everybody in the technology world these days, yet hackers and internet criminals seem to be outsmarting the masses yet again. One particular cyber...

Jp Buntinx | May 18, 2016 | 04:10
Bitcoinist_Banking Trojan Malware
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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

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