The United States Internal Revenue Services (IRS) has offered a bounty of up to $625,000 to anyone who can break purportedly untraceable privacy coins like…View More The IRS offers a $625,000 bounty to anyone who can break Monero and Lightning
There is still an element of the crypto “Wild West” in 2020, as cryptocurrency stolen through hacks and ransomware attacks is still being cashed out…View More The mischievous Ryuk: Combatting the ‘Death Note’-inspired ransomware
A young Russian citizen and his co-conspirators came within an inch of carrying out a major ransomware attack against Tesla — unaware that their target…View More FBI and Tesla thwart $4 million Bitcoin ransomware plot
The new work-from-home culture is gaining more traction than ever before as businesses, government departments and schools try to remain afloat while flattening the pandemic…View More Bitcoin Ransomware and Remote Working: What the Future Holds
Details of a week-long negotiation between the University of California and a NetWalker ransomware gang have been revealed by Bloomberg. The University’s School of Medicine…View More Ransomware Negotiations Revealed: Flattery and Empathy Works
Ransomware gang REvil, known also as Sodinokibi, claims to have mounted a successful attack against the U.S. wine and spirits giant, Brown-Forman Corp — but…View More Did Jack Daniels Thwart a Ransomware Attack or Not?
Avaddon, a new ransomware-as-a-service, or RaaS, protocol, is the latest to jump on the crypto extortion bandwagon. Similar to ransomware from groups like Maze and…View More This Ransomware Comes With Its Own Affiliate Program
The FDA-approved Coronavirus ventilator manufacturer Boyce Technologies has been targeted by ransomware launched by the DoppelPaymer gang, who are threatening to leak data from the…View More Ransomware Threatens Production of 300 Ventilators Per Day
Cybersecurity firm McAfee released a study showing the activities of NetWalker, a ransomware first known as Mailto that was initially discovered in August 2019. According…View More McAfee Says NetWalker Ransomware Generated $25M Over 4 Months
Multinational tech company Garmin may have paid some or all of a $10 million crypto ransom to hackers who managed to encrypt the firm’s internal…View More Garmin Coming Back Online After Hack — Was $10M Crypto Ransom Paid?