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Video Presentation: Why Cybersecurity is Not Fixed Yet

3 Dec 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Matthew Rosenquist

I recently presented to a small group on why cybersecurity is becoming more difficult over time, despite all the money and effort that is being applied. Sharing a replay of the presentation where I discuss cybersecurity history, root causes, shiftin...

New Ransomware Bill Shows Promise But is Undermined by a Limited Scope

16 Nov 2021 2 minute read 4 comments Matthew Rosenquist

A new bill has been proposed to address Ransomware. Congressman Patrick McHenry recently introduced the Ransomware and Financial Stability Act of 2021. Good Direction, but Falls Short I believe it is the right direction for undermining ransomware at...

Video: International Coalition Fails to Address Ransomware

20 Oct 2021 4 minute read 7 comments Matthew Rosenquist

U.S. leadership organized a meeting with over 30 nations to figure out how to address the growing problem of ransomware. The results were unimpressive, lacking the bold innovation needed to stem the meteoric rise of ransomware that is targeting busi...

How I hacked an Ethereum hacker (and how you can do it also)

4 Sep 2021 4 minute read 16 comments Magic_Pickles

TL;DR I've made a simple script that steal ETH from an Ethereum thief that would like to steal your tokens. It is hosted here on github. Run it on a 24/7 Ubuntu server to watch a corrupted address and collect passive incomes from generous greedy peop...

PolyNetwork Hack A Timeline

13 Aug 2021 3 minute read 0 comments FabPure

PolyNetwork Hack A Timeline The reason for writing this article is to collect this once-in-a-lifetime textbook case of white-hat hacking in my memoirs before it gets lost in the digital deluge. For the uninitiated - 10th August 2021 — Po...

Arguments Against Criminalizing Ransomware Payments

11 Aug 2021 1 minute read 9 comments Matthew Rosenquist

The goal is to effectively end ransomware as a significant cybersecurity risk for everyone. In exploring the different strategic options, one path has emerged superior, in which the flow of money to the ransomware attackers is essentially stopped. T...

Demotivating Ransomware Attackers by Ending Ransom Payments

5 Aug 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Outlawing payments will result in the abandonment of ransomware attacks. By stopping the flow of money, we can demotivate cybercriminals who will shift to other activities that are more profitable than ransomware. We don’t need to stop all types of...

This is How to End Ransomware

27 Jul 2021 1 minute read 5 comments Matthew Rosenquist

We can rid the world of ransomware attacks to such an extent they are no longer a likely risk vector! It is possible, but we all have to work together. This is not a sales pitch; in fact, I explain why no product or service can truly deliver us from...

Ransomware Explained - Ending Ransomware

14 Jul 2021 1 minute read 4 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Stopping ransomware from being an impactful menace is the grand goal, but what are the specific criteria for success we should be striving for? Without clear objectives, we are often consumed with trivial aspects and never attain the desired end-sta...

Ransomware Explained - 3 Fundamental Ways to Stop Cyberattacks

6 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Matthew Rosenquist

There are only 3 fundamental ways to stop attacks from motivated and intelligent adversaries. Let’s identify and explore those options, and discuss how they may be applied to undermine Ransomware.   This video is the latest installment of a multi-pa...