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
Bitcoin's Price Slides Below $6.5K to Hit 70-Day Low
The price of bitcoin, the world's largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, fell to its lowest point since April 1 on Tuesday.
Bitcoin's value slid to $6,455.92 during the afternoon trading
India's Central Bank Stays Mum on Crypto Ban Reasoning
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has responded to a query about why it moved to block banks from dealing with cryptocurrency businesses earlier this year – but the reply isn't very telling.
Congressional Bill Calls for Study of Crypto Use in Sex Trafficking
Congress is set to consider yet another proposed mandate for a cryptocurrency study, this time in the area of sex trafficking.
The House of Representatives Financial Services Committee is introduci
No rest for bitcoin traders as wild movements and big milestones often happen on the weekends
For bitcoin traders, key times to buy or sell often come at the least opportune time to be behind a computer monitor: Saturday night. Some of the digital currency's steepest price swings have