The result is a computer full of files that are permanently encrypted, a sad situation to be sure, but at least affected users will know that paying would do them no good. You’ll know if you’... Read More
The millions reportedly earned by large ransomware operations, the short-lived success of Tox, and the variety of RaaS attacks available suggest that there is or will be profit for RaaS autho... Read More
Just as the reverberations from last week’s WannaCry ransomware outbreak have started to slow, a new threat has already cropped up. A virulent ransomware strain called XData has gained momentum in U... 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
Long Blockchain, the beverage company-turned-crypto-firm, is facing a delisting from the Nasdaq stock exchange, public records show.
The reason lies in Long Blockchain's sliding stock price, which
Bitcoin thieves threaten real violence for virtual currencies
The currency they were after was virtual, but the guns they carried were anything but. In the beach resort of Phuket, Thailand, last month, the assailants pushed their victim, a young Russian man,
Lithuania's Central Bank Probes 100 Million Euro ICO
Lithuania's central bank announced last week that it is probing a domestic initial coin offering (ICO) after determining that the token offered counts as a security.
In a Feb. 15 statement, the Lie