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School District Forced to Pay $10,000 in Bitcoin Ransomware Attack

The Leominster Public Schools District has become the latest victim of a Bitcoin ransomware cyberattack. The school district was...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Apr 29, 2018 | 10:00
Bitcoin

Why Atlanta’s $50k Ransomware Threat Turned into a $2.6 million...

March this year saw the US city of Atlanta faced with...

Nikita Blows | Apr 24, 2018 | 22:00
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Ransomware Attacks Drop while Cryptojacking Marks 4000% Increase in...

Android crypto-miners have seen a staggering 4000%...

Georgi Georgiev | Apr 10, 2018 | 02:00
Bitcoin

Healthcare CEO Prescribes 5 Ways to Fight Ransomware

Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield, Indiana, was...

Melanie Kramer | Apr 08, 2018 | 22:00
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Hackers Hit Atlanta with Ransomware Attack

Atlanta is the latest local government to have its...

Jeff Francis | Mar 24, 2018 | 03:15
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Despite Security Concerns, Vast Majority of Businesses Interested in...

Despite concerns over volatility and security...

Adam James | Mar 08, 2018 | 09:00
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Bitcoin Cash Gaining Acceptance in Ransomware Community

Bitcoin Cash has started to gain more acceptance...

Adam James | Mar 04, 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...

Jeff Francis | Jan 14, 2018 | 07:15
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Insurance Companies Blame Bitcoin for Ransomware Increase

Insurance companies, such as Chubb, are making a...

Jeff Francis | Dec 23, 2017 | 09:00
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Hackers Hit North Carolina County Government and Demand Two Bitcoin...

The county government of Mecklenburg, North Carolina, has been hacked, leaving their server files...

Jeff Francis | Dec 06, 2017 | 04:00
ICOs 'Lose 10% Of Funds' To Criminals - New Ernst & Young Research
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Hackers Demand a Single Bitcoin in Ransomware Attack

Computer hackers target the Sacramento Regional Transit system and demand a whopping ransom of a...

Jeff Francis | Nov 22, 2017 | 07:00
Petya Developers Break Radio Silence, Demand $250k
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Petya Developers Break Radio Silence, Demand $250k

The public is finally hearing from the people behind the Petya attack. This marks the first time...

Matthew Hrones | Jul 08, 2017 | 00:30
Bitcoin Cash Gaining Acceptance in Ransomware Community
Bitcoin

New Wave of Cyber Attacks Triggered as Ransom Prices Climb

Just weeks after the WannaCry ransomware virus made headlines around the world, another cyber...

Matthew Hrones | Jun 27, 2017 | 23:30
Bitcoin

Is NSA Behind Bitcoin Price Drop and Global Cyber Attack?

On Friday Bitcoin suffered one if it’s steepest...

Evander Smart | May 13, 2017 | 15:00
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Bitcoin Demand Rises as U.S. Corporations are Stocking Up

Bitcoin has attracted a great deal of interest over...

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

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

Beware of phishing attacks when in Las Vegas...

Allen Scott | Dec 09, 2016 | 04:05
FinTech

Ransomware Tool Has Decryption Keys Leaked by Anonymous User

The master decryption keys for the ransomware, CrySis...

Trevor Hill | Nov 16, 2016 | 04:00
Bitcoin

The FTC Just Gave Us Simple Advice for Preventing Ransomware

A Federal Trade Commission (FTC) panel said on...

Trevor Hill | Sep 09, 2016 | 11:26
Bitcoin Security

‘Wildfire’ Ransomware Defeated by International Security...

Wildfire, a type of ransomware targeted at Dutch...

Brian Yim | Aug 25, 2016 | 18:00
Bitcoin

Ransomware May Threaten the Future of Bitcoin

Bitcoin has jumped in price again. Following a near...

Nick Marinoff | Aug 22, 2016 | 12:00
Bitcoin

Ransomware as a Service is Bringing In Some Serious Money

Ransomware is now becoming standardized to create a...

Trevor Hill | Aug 18, 2016 | 00:43
Bitcoin Industry Report
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Industry Report: No Bitcoin Crime Goes Unpunished

A bitcoin buyer is robbed, the latest game to pay in digital currency, and new initiatives for...

Nick Marinoff | Jul 31, 2016 | 15:00
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Private-Public Partnership Launched to Combat Ransomware

The public and private sectora are now joining forces to stop ransomware as part of an...

Trevor Hill | Jul 27, 2016 | 16:02

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