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
Crypto Exchange Gemini to Monitor Trading Using Nasdaq Tech
Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini announced Wednesday that it is partnering with Nasdaq to monitor trading activities on its platform.
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New York-based Templum an
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Cisco Claims New Patent Could Apply to Bitcoin Mining
Network tech giant Cisco won a patent on Tuesday that could be applied to the bitcoin mining process.
Cisco submitted a patent application back in September 2015 for a "Crowd-sourced cloud computin