Blockchain & Digital Currencies

Latest updates on blockchain, the technology that underpins bitcoin and most digital currencies and it’s impact on the Cybersecurity Community.

GHOSTENGINE Exploit: Vulnerable Drivers Facing Attack

A recent revelation in the cybersecurity realm uncovers a concerning development dubbed GHOSTENGINE, a cryptojacking campaign employing a sophisticated method to bypass security measures. In this blog, we’ll look at the GHOSTENGINE ...
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Brothers Indicted for Stealing $25 Million of Ethereum in 12 Seconds

It took two brothers who went to MIT months to plan how they were going to steal, launder and hide millions of dollars in cryptocurrency -- and only 12 seconds to actually ...
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Ukrainian REvil Hacker Gets 13-Year Sentence Plus $16M Fine

In a significant victory against cybercrime, the Ukrainian REvil hacker has been sentenced to over 13 years in prison and ordered to pay a hefty fine of $16 million for orchestrating thousands ...

Backdoors and Miners Amid eScan Antivirus Backdoor Exploit

Recently, a wave of malware attacks has surfaced, exploiting vulnerabilities in the update mechanism of the eScan antivirus software. This eScan antivirus backdoor exploit distributes backdoors and cryptocurrency miners, such as XMRig, ...

Crypto Mixer Money Laundering: Samourai Founders Arrested

The recent crackdown on the crypto mixer money laundering, Samourai, has unveiled a sophisticated operation allegedly involved in facilitating illegal transactions and laundering criminal proceeds. The cryptocurrency community was shocked by the ...
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Elliptic Shows How an AI Model Can Identify Bitcoin Laundering

The blockchain analysis company is using a deep learning model, new AI techniques, and a massive dataset to better detect and track money laundering on a Bitcoin blockchain ...
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BunnyLoader Malware: Modular Features Help Evade Detection

In the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity threats, a new variant of malware has emerged, posing significant challenges for detection and mitigation efforts. Known as BunnyLoader malware, it has recently undergone a transformation, ...

LockBit Hacker Sentenced To 4 Years Jail Plus Fined $860K

Recent reports about legal proceedings, a 34-year-old Russian-Canadian national, Mikhail Vasiliev, has been handed a sentence of almost four years in Canadian prison. Vasiliev’s involvement in the global ransomware scheme known as ...