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
Coinbase Adds First Ethereum Token to Professional Trading Platform
Crypto exchange startup Coinbase is adding the 0x protocol token to its professional trading platform, Coinbase Pro.
Announced Thursday, the exchange said in a blog post that it had begun accepting
SpankChain Says Hacker Returned Stolen Crypto Funds
A hacker who stole 165.38 ETH from the SpankChain platform has returned the funds.
The payment platform focused on the adult industry announced Thursday that the hacker, who stole the funds from th
Korea's Largest Bitcoin Exchange Sells Stake in $350 Million Deal
Bithumb, currently the largest cryptocurrency exchange in South Korea by trading volume, just confirmed it has sold more than 38 percent of its total ownership to a blockchain consortium based in Sing
Nevada's Utilities Agency Eyes Blockchain for Energy Credit System
The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, a government agency charged with supervising and regulating power utility services in the state, is looking to implement blockchain for its energy credit tra