Monero replaces Bitcoin for Sodinokibi Ransomware operators

As Bitcoins and BTC transactions are no more anonymous, those propelling Sodinokibi Ransomware have decided to abandon Bitcoin and switched to Monero Cryptocurrency acceptance. It is already a fact that law enforcement agencies with the help of some technology companies have started tracking the ransom payments made in BTC currency. So, some operators who were […]

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 […]

Britain Watchdog $658,000 fine on Equifax and NSA Eternal Blue Cyber Threat

US Crediting reporting company Equifax has been slapped with a fine of $658,000 or £500,000 for failing to protect information of more than 15 million UK citizens during a cyber attack which took place last year. The Information Commissioner’s Office(ICO) has come up with the said conclusion of levying a penalty on Equifax after it […]

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 […]

Businesses in Europe are vulnerable to Chinese Cyber Attacks says the report

Germany based Cyber Security firm ‘NTT Security’ published an Annual Global Threat Intelligence Report in 2016 which said that cyber attacks from China constituted for less than 3% of all attacks against businesses in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Thus, the said country was placed at the 9th position in the list of the […]

Cryptomining hackers target Android devices to mine Monero!

Malwarebytes researchers have discovered that crypto mining hackers are nowadays targeting Android devices for Monero Cryptocurrency by inducing a mining script into the advertising modules of free mobile apps. It is said that the hackers have managed to earn $40K worth of Monero currency so far through their crypto mining campaign, which also gave a […]

Spritecoin Cryptocurrency is fake and instead spreads Ransomware

All those who are interested in buying a new form of cryptocurrency named SpriteCoin here’s a fact to enlighten your minds. According to a research conducted by Fortinet researchers from Fortiguard Labs, the said crypto coin is fake and instead delivers ransomware which locks down your mobile or PC. Research says that ‘SpriteCoin’ unlike advertised […]

Hackers earn $250,000 from Cryptocurrency Mining on Oracle WebLogic and People Soft Servers!

Morphus Labs, a Portugal based company which carries out research on Cyber Security has reported early this week that hackers have installed malware related to Cryptocurrency Mining on Oracle WebLogic Servers and People Soft Servers last year and have succeeded in earning $250,000 through the fraudulent activity. Renato Marinho, the Chief Research Officer from Morphus […]

HC7 Planetary is first of its kind Ransomware to accept Ethereum Payments

A new variant of ransomware called HC7 Planetary is doing rounds in the digital world and is said to be first of its kind to accept Ethereum payments. Cybersecurity Insiders has learned that the developers of this ransomware are said to be accepting payments not only in Bitcoins but in Monero and Ethereum coins. In […]

Cryptocurrency stealing malware will proliferate in 2018!

Cybersecurity Company Fortinet is predicting that hackers and software developers of the dark world will try to cash in this year with a malware that steals cryptocurrency like Bitcoins, Ethereum, Monero, and Zcash. The firm also predicts a rise in crime related to ransomware spread and for those who make their living on Cryptojacking. Derek […]

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