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
... Read More
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
Korean Government to Lead 6 Blockchain Pilots With $9 Million Fund
The South Korean government will invest 10 billion Korean won (or $9 million) to support blockchain development in the country, with plans to carry out six pilots using blockchain technology.
Tencent, Chinese Officials Partner on Fighting Blockchain Security Risks
Technology giant Tencent is teaming up with the Chinese government to fight blockchain-related security issues.
The firm's vice president, Bin Ma, announced the formation of the China Blockchain Se
ICON Token Swap Underway With 'No Issues,' Foundation Says
Millions of dollars worth of ICON tokens are now on the move - as the cryptocurrency project begins its token migration.
Designed to connect independent blockchain communities with a variety of gov
21e800: Bitcoin, Satoshi and the Mystery Twitter Is Obsessing Over
This is a hashtag, but not just any hashtag. In all likelihood, it's the longest and most confusing one you'll ever come across tre