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
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Bakkt chief execu
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Interest in blockchain technology is waning, research firm Gartner said in its latest "Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies" report.
Gartner included blockchain, along with four other emerging tech