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
Banks Buy Stakes in Blockchain Startup SETL
Financial services group Citi has bought a stake in blockchain startup SETL.
The move, announced today, comes less than three weeks after the French banking institution Credit Agricole also became
Long Blockchain Is At Risk for Exchange Removal Again
Long Blockchain, the beverage company-turned-crypto-firm, is facing a delisting from the Nasdaq stock exchange, public records show.
The reason lies in Long Blockchain's sliding stock price, which
Bitcoin thieves threaten real violence for virtual currencies
The currency they were after was virtual, but the guns they carried were anything but. In the beach resort of Phuket, Thailand, last month, the assailants pushed their victim, a young Russian man,
Lithuania's Central Bank Probes 100 Million Euro ICO
Lithuania's central bank announced last week that it is probing a domestic initial coin offering (ICO) after determining that the token offered counts as a security.
In a Feb. 15 statement, the Lie