The previously-unknown Shadow Brokers created a number of social-media accounts earlier this month on Reddit, Github, Twitter, and Imgur, before announcing on August 13 its "cyber weapon auct... 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
released a report on Wednesday demonstrating a four-fold
increase in ransomware attacks hitting Android mobile users in
just a year, which it called a "worrying trend."
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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration provided
the following statement:
What the purported credentials can actually be used for also remains unclear.
A hacker is... Read More
Ransomware authors will take extra measures to ensure payment. Some will offer alternative methods of payment. Others offer the free decryption of a single file to prove that they do in fact ... 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
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The reason lies in Long Blockchain's sliding stock price, which
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In a Feb. 15 statement, the Lie