A cybersecurity CEO says the problem of ransomware is now so bad
that banks are buying cryptocurrency so that they're ready to pay
off criminals if their files are held to ransom.
"In th... Read More
Countering the increasing use of ransomware — malware that attacks computers and networks and encrypts files, which criminals then demand payment in order to decrypt — may require action agains... Read More
The company monitored cybersecurity threats for just over a year to see which parts of Europe had the most attacks. It found that... Read More
Other bitcoin wallets in the emails suggest the hacker had
collected at least $140,000. The hacker had tried to extort
several manufacturing and construction firms in the United
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Once a victim has their files encrypted, a text file tells them who to contact. It's the boss, who says he'll give the decryption key if the victim sends Bitcoin payment. Some pay, others d... Read More
DAO.Casino Automates Trust in Online Gambling with Blockchain Technology
The increasing number of online gambling platforms has made it hard for people to differentiate between the ones that are genuine and those that arenât. However, there is a solution that makes
131 Countries: BitPay Goes International With Bitcoin Prepaid Visa Card
BitPay is expanding its prepaid bitcoin card offerings to more than 100 new countries.
Unveiled today by BitPay chief commercial officer Sonny Singh at Consensus 2017, the Visa-branded offering ena
Consensus 2017: 'The Future Is Here' For Blockchain's Cross-Border Impact
The use of blockchain to conduct business across international lines has long been seen as a major application for the tech – but where it offers the most benefits is still open to debate.
Consensus 2017: Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Puts Blockchain Privacy Into Focus
Privacy and confidentiality are big-ticket priorities for the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, ethereum-focused consortium launched in February.
The group – which last night announced the addition of