Materials by tag Cybersecurity

Dec 03, 2018 at 16:51
Crypto Mining Malware has Become a New Way of Tricking Innocent Users
Ransomware has always been the main means of getting access to easy money for cybercriminals. However, the tendency shifted since new powerful financial technology began to evolve. Cryptocurrency mining platforms, especially those focused on Bitcoin and Monero, have become the favourite victims of malware programs.
Nov 29, 2018 at 09:22
Bulgarian Local Police Arrested 3 Men in $5M Crypto CyberTheft
The Bulgarian Prosecutor's Office issued a statement on November 26, 2018, disclosing that the local police detained 3 men suspected of crypto theft.
Oct 19, 2018 at 14:14
Hacked & Scammed: Sailing Digital Currency’s 'Wild West', Unreported Theft Cases
After Peggy and Marco Lachmann-Anke realised in January 2018 that deadly hackers had cracked a very strong 40-character password and emptied their crypto wallet, they didn't run to the police or inform the tokens' issuer, IOTA, a Berlin-based tech group. They just purchased more coins.
Oct 10, 2018 at 12:24
FinTech on the Block is Bringing Fintech Leaders Together/ Meet HSBC, Nasdaq and Other Iconic Companies
FinTech on the Block (FTOB) Conference and TokenExpo is a two-day event that assembles the leading Finance, FinTech and Blockchain players as well as private and institutional investors.
Oct 09, 2018 at 15:20
Chilean Legislators Propose Wide Implementation of Blockchain Tech in All Government Sectors
Blockchain technology adoption is growing highly in several nations all over the world, many of which are looking to support its establishment for government use while nations such as the UK, Japan, US and South Korea etc. are trying to regulate the sector to batten security of users.
Sep 14, 2018 at 11:45
BTC Ransom: Town in Canada Meets Hackers' Demands to Get PC Systems Up & Running Again
In the Ontario province of Canada, there is a town known as Midland with a population of over 16,000 people. Recently, its computer systems have been hacked and infected with deadly ransom malware.
Sep 04, 2018 at 11:23
Firefox to Stop In-Browser Cryptojacking Using New Enhanced Feature
Mozilla Firefox users are more likely to observe cryptocurrency mining malware scripts blocked by default in upcoming releases of the improved web browser. Firefox is a free and open-source web browser developed by Mozilla Foundation and its subsidiary, Mozilla Corporation.
Jul 16, 2018 at 11:33
Having Approved 12 Crypto Exchanges, a South Korean Industry Body Is Under Fire
The Korea Blockchain Association (KBA), that deals with the inspection of cryptocurrency exchanges, is suffering from overwhelming scrutiny. In May, the regulatory body conducted an in-house examination of 12 digital currency exchanges operating on the country’s crypto market. As a result, 12 out of 12 crypto trading platforms were approved.
Jul 05, 2018 at 13:46
Cryptocurrency Thefts Surge in the First Six Months of 2018, CipherTrace Report Shows
Stealing of Cryptocurrencies from crypto exchanges highly increased in the first six months of this year to triple the level experienced the whole of last year.
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