cryptocurrency

Artificial Intelligence helps Facebook takedown 6.5 billion fake accounts

Facebook(FB), the social media giant of the world has announced that it has taken the help of Artificial Intelligence technology to fight fake accounts. In fact, in a recent report released by the Mark Zuckerberg led company said that its newly developed Machine Learning tools have made it’s digital blue-pencil teams takedown over 6.5 billion […]

North Korea launches Cyber Attacks on Bitcoin exchanges to fund sanctions

A recent report released by United Nations says that North Korea is trying to come out of the repercussions of sanctions by launching cyberattacks on Bitcoin exchanges and those buying them. Therefore, the Kim Jong Un nation is said to have launched over 17 attacks on companies operating in over 35 countries and more such […]

North Korea generated $2 billion from Cyber Attacks to fund its nuclear intentions

In a shocking revelation made by Reuters, North Korea is reported to have generated an estimated $2 billion to fund its nuclear intentions- all through increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks. These facts were revealed by a secret report sent by UN which was compiled by an independent experts committee which was monitoring the events over six […]

Hackers steal 7000 BTC from Binance Cryptocurrency Exchange

A cyber attack launched by hackers on the servers of Cryptocurrency Exchange services provider ‘Binance’ is said to have resulted in the theft of over 7000 Bitcoins worth more than $43.8 million. The said Chinese company which now moved its IT infrastructure to Japan says that the attack took place when hackers gained access to […]

PayPal receives a patent against Ransomware attacks

PayPal, an electronic payment processing company of America has recently been awarded a patent for an application technique that could detect ransomware in the early stages of an attack and mitigate its effects on the entire database. As per the sources who are familiar with the developments, PayPal filed for a patent in Sept’16 which […]

Bitglass Security Spotlight: Apple, Cryptocurrency, and Mass Breaches

This post was originally published here by Will Houcheime. Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent weeks:  Apple app developers advised to reveal and remove screen recording code 60% of cryptocurrency public hacks claimed by two major hacker groups 617 million user accounts placed for sale on dark web South Africa’s main electricity provider experiences data […]

Ransomware news for the day

1.) The computer network of Bridgeport schools was hit by ransomware on Friday which took hostage of some critical files related to the curriculum and attendance of the students. It’s said that the hackers are demanding a ransom in exchange for the decryption key. However, the IT staff are looking for alternatives to recover back […]

Ransomware attack news for this day

1.) Servers at the West Haven have been down since Tuesday this week due to a cyber attack and reports are now in that the IT staff of the Connecticut based county has paid $2000 in bitcoins to the hackers in order to decrypt their data from ransomware. Sources reporting to Cybersecurity Insiders say that […]

Save your smartphone from Cryptojacking by disconnecting it from Web

Mobile phones having web connecting interface have indeed changed our lives to such an extent that there is hardly any human being on earth who could stay away from his/her device for more than 10 hours. But experts have warned that keeping your phone connected to the web on a constant note can invite unnecessary […]

Telegram Passport number addition surges data privacy concerns

Britain’s messaging app Telegram has added a new feature onto its platform which allows users to store their identity documents such as Passport Numbers or social security numbers on telegram’s encrypted cloud storage. The objective of this feature is to allow users to showcase their identity documents to Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrency exchange […]

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