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Not Paying Ransomware is the Only Way We All Win

22 Feb 2021 1 minute read 9 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Ransomware is on the rise because cybercriminals are being rewarded. Those who are impacted have been paying the ransoms, thereby funding and encouraging attackers to expand and target others. The right path forward, to crush ransomware attacks, is...

Falsely Vilifying Cryptocurrency in the Name of Cybersecurity

31 Jan 2021 2 minute read 2 comments Matthew Rosenquist

I get frustrated by shortsighted perceptions, which are misleading and dangerous is far easier to vilify something people don't fully understand. Here is another article, titled Bitcoin is Aiding the Ransomware Industry, published by Coindesk, imply...

Police Cameras are Providing Facial Recognition Tracking to Criminals in Moscow

17 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Criminals are offering stalking services, through the use of Moscow’s camera system, to identify and track people for $200.  Customers provide a picture and the criminals will return a report of where that person has been, where they frequent, and m...

Bahamas new digital currency will be the next testbed for innovative cybercrime attacks

30 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Matthew Rosenquist

The government’s Central Bank of the Bahamas has released the world’s first Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) - the “SAND DOLLAR”. This is attracting the interest of cybercriminals as well as security professionals.  As national currencies transf...

Darkside Group donates Bitcoin to charities

27 Oct 2020 2 minute read 10 comments PVMihalache

If you enjoyed the story of SAMCZUN, a White Hat Hacker that saved $10 million ETH from vanishing in unknown wallets which he found vulnerable in the Dark Forrest, you will definitively enjoy this one as well. Darkside Group donated $10,000 worth of...

Charges Against Russian Nation-State Hackers Sends a Message

22 Oct 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Matthew Rosenquist

The U.S. Department of Justice filed charges against six Russian agents, identified as members of the APT group known as Sandworm.  The unsealed documents reveal that the six suspects are all current or have former ties to the Russian foreign intell...

Microsoft's New Tactics Disrupts Trickbot Ransomware

15 Oct 2020 1 minute read 3 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Microsoft and partners have taken down the Trickbot ransomware infrastructure. That is a temporary relief, as the cybercriminals will soon adapt. The bigger picture is how the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) has created a template and partnershi...

EBI Recovery Reduces Cybercrime by 70%

1 Oct 2020 8 minute read 17 comments Energi

Our Energi Bureau of Investigations (EBI) has exciting news! Since the implementation of our EBI recovery tool and the safety mechanism for exchange deposits, we’ve realized a 70% reduction in cybercrime! Cybersecurity has been at the heart of Energ...

Uniswap Scams Alert : Avoid these sites at all cost

19 Sep 2020 1 minute read 3 comments bossin

This post is to inform you of the current cybercriminals sites posing as Uniswap online. This is not in any way saying that Uniswap is bad but warning you guys of any fraudulent sites you see claiming to give tokens but instead trying to steal Ethere...

💻 2020 Hack Statistics Revealed... And it's Bad 💣

17 Sep 2020 2 minute read 1 comment BrynnB

The pandemic has essentially created a new normal for an entire species: working remotely. This honor of being able to work from home was one held by a select few before 2020, those "internet nomads" who post ads for their courses online. Yeah, you k...