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Our London correspondent Nick Ayton reports on what really is behind the WannaCry ransomware outbreak and why things don’t entirely add up.
A global ransomware attack developed using a leaked NSA tool successfully breached into 100,000 computer systems and servers across 99 countries. Bitcoin had minimal involvement.
Bitcoin is coming in for negative media attention as a second cyber attack cripples the UK’s state hospital networks.
Bitcoin ransomware hackers have infected Spanish communications giant Telefonica, demanding over half a million euros to relinquish control of its systems.
Major US corporations are purchasing bitcoin to make sure they quickly react to malware encryption to prevent servers and computers from being encrypted with bitcoin-demanding ransomware.
San Francisco subway system was hacked, perpetrators demanded 100 Bitcoins. It has been left free to use until the problem is resolved.
Rural Tasmania has become the unlikely target of a porn scam, defrauding residents by making them pay for normally free antivirus software using Bitcoin.
The criminals responsible for Bitcoin-related crimes can very easily be held accountable provided police forces familiarise themselves with the cryptocurrency.
Ransomware, rogue software which encrypt data on your hard disk and demand payment in bitcoins to restore it, have been on the rise recently. Hospitals, police stations and universities have been the recent targets of ransomware.
Bitdefender anti-malware researchers have released a new vaccine tool that offers protection against the likes of CTB-Locker, Locky and TeslaCrypt.
ZeroCoin protocol concept granting total anonymity is finally implemented in Moneta coin.
Some people could learn about Bitcoin the hard way, as new wave of Bitcoin ransomware floods Italian emails.
National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has issued a warning for TorrentLocker ransomware disguised to look as if it's sent from UK institutions and corporations.
OphionLocker is being called the next generation of malware. The truth is anyone could make it, and that is the real problem.
The people behind CryptoLocker aren’t so bad, after all. They have listened to their victims’ complaints and tweaked their model accordingly.
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