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The past two years have seen a surge in attacks from cryptocentric ransomware.

18 Jun 2020 6 minute read 0 comments PassionCryptodotcom

The past two years have seen a surge in attacks from cryptocentric ransomware. Not only do bad actors become more refined, but they facilitate access to other less sophisticated actors. Experts believe that crypto crime of this nature was particularl...

Report: Bitcoin ransomware ransom amounts increased by 300% since 2018

9 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Kluma

Over the past two years, cryptocurrency ransomware hackers have increased the average ransom amount by 200%. This is stated in the report of the company Crypsis Group. In 2019, the average buyback amounted to $ 115,123. The median amount has increase...

Three U.S. universities attacked by ransomware virus

7 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Kluma

A group of hackers called NetWalker attacked the networks of three American universities in order to infect the infrastructure with a cryptographic virus and extort ransom in bitcoins.   Attackers infiltrated the computer networks of the University...

The inside conversation with a ransomware attacker. How to avoid suffers and what happened to a friend of mine.

25 May 2020 5 minute read 2 comments VNFC

Between 12 and 15 of May, 2017, more than 200 000 computers from 150 countries were affected by WannaCry, a ransomware software that encrypted the data from the computers and asks for a ransom starting with several hundreds of US $ in exchange of th...

New ransomware attacks your Discord account and extracts your cryptocurrencies

24 May 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Paraguanads

Most cryptolovers on the internet use the Discord chat platform, not only to talk to their peers and find incredible rewards, but also to store, in turn, received cryptocurrencies on the servers where they are. That's why Internet hackers have come u...

LockBit - New Ransomware

7 May 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Nikhil Saji

  Ransomware has created as one of the top dangers going toward huge relationship over the range generally years, with aces revealing in excess of a fourfold growth in disclosure a year earlier. An advancing contamination by a really new strain calle...

The most profitable cyber attack in the world of cybercrime

6 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Tech Start XYZ

Ransomware attack Certainly with each passing year we are witnessing the growth and the emergence of new digital plagues. Increasingly, cybercriminals are evolving, creating and modifying computer viruses to be used in global attacks. It was very cle...

Can Cybersecurity Professionals Agree there is a Benefit to Cryptocurrency?

6 Dec 2019 1 minute read 1 comment Matthew Rosenquist

I have been in quite the heated debate with my fellow cybersecurity professionals on LinkedIn regarding their perception that Bitcoin and cryptocurrency are only vehicles for cybercriminals.  Yes, cryptocurrency is becoming a favorite among ransomwa...

Kidnapped Aishat Ardo released after Parents Paid $15k, Bitcoin Ransom

16 Sep 2019 1 minute read 2 comments newshub

It had always been feared that cryptocurrency can be used to perpetrate crimes, money laundering, Terrorism, and kidnap issues. 2 of such cases had confirmed as abductors demand ransom from parents or relatives of Kidnapped victims to be paid in Bitc...

Bitcoin News 08/21/2019 by dobobs

21 Aug 2019 5 minute read 0 comments dobobs

Current Cryptocurrencies Price Chart [] Bitcoin Price Back Under $10K Closer to ‘Ideal Buy Zone,’ Says Trader [] The latest drop below $10,000 level was one of the many that occurred over the past 30 days as Bitcoin was...