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
PlexCoin Founder Gets Jail Time, Fine on Contempt Charge
U.S. and Canadian authorities appear determined to make an example of a recent initial coin offering.
On Friday, a Canadian court ordered a two-month jail sentence against PlexCoin creator Dominic
'Bitcoin Jesus' is 'really, really concerned' about the future of the digital currency
An early bitcoin investor said Monday the digital currency can run higher, but the hype has far outpaced its usability. "I think in the short run it can run up a lot more," Roger Ver, CEO of
Bitcoin has aspects of a bubble, but it's OK to 'play' with it: Economist Robert Shiller
Bitcoin has "aspects of a bubble" but it's almost impossible to know whether it's gone too far, Nobel-winning economist Robert Shiller told CNBC on Monday. Bitcoin has been on a wild ride
Futures Launch Puts Record Bitcoin Highs Back in Play – Yahoo Finance
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