Dutch university pays $220,000 ransom to infamous Russian cybercrime ring

Dutch university pays $220,000 ransom to infamous Russian cybercrime ring

The University of Maastricht in Holland has ended up paying a $220,000 ransom to a group of Russian hackers after an unwary employee fell for a phishing scam. The university was attacked ...
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How Cryptocurrency Could Benefit You

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Tips and Tools for How to use Cryptocurrencies to Invest

Since the inception of cryptocurrency in 2009 with the pioneer being Bitcoin, it has taken the financial world by storm. It has afforded many benefits to people around the globe, especially those ...

Dark Web Site Taken Down without Breaking Encryption

The US Department of Justice unraveled a dark web child-porn website, leading to the arrest of 337 people in at least 18 countries. This was all accomplished not through any backdoors in ...
"Welcome to Video" raid leads to 337 arrests due to Bitcoin Exchanges that use strong KYC

"Welcome to Video" raid leads to 337 arrests due to Bitcoin Exchanges that use strong KYC

The darkweb child sexual exploitation video site, "Welcome to Video", first came onto Law Enforcement's attention as a result of a case in the UK, where a geophysicist Matthew Falder was arrested ...
Case Files: Pusher in Coinbase cookie

Case Files: Pusher in Coinbase cookie

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In my previous post, we witnessed how a bidding process can be abused in an online auction marketplace.All of us are guilty of using SaaS services in this cloud era. Our systems ...
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Bitcoin Phishing: The n1ghtm4r3 Emails

The story of how a scumbag named n1ghtm4r3 polluted our inbox with Bitcoin Phishing emails. Let’s have a little fun today and talk about some Bitcoin phishing emails that have... The post ...
Notable increase in Bitcoin price after WannaCry attack. Chart courtesy of CoinMarketCap.

Is ransomware driving up the price of Bitcoin?

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Cybercriminals may be partially responsible for driving up the price of Bitcoin. The post Is ransomware driving up the price of Bitcoin? appeared first on Emsisoft | Security Blog ...
Beware of GermanWiper – the ransomware that is not ransomware

Beware of GermanWiper – the ransomware that is not ransomware

A piece of wiper malware is making the rounds erasing people’s important files, with its authors demanding a modest ransom to restore the data. However, the ransomware campaign is a lie, and ...
Hackers steal $32 million from Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint

Hackers steal $32 million from Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint

Trading crypto currency may land you a fortune overnight, but there are plenty of risks involved. Like forgetting the password to your wallet. Or someone hacking your computer to steal your funds ...