Companies are buying Bitcoin so they can quickly pay if their data is attacked by ransomware.
German parcel bomber has demanded a €10 mln ransom to be paid in the form of the leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin.
Uber hacked in 2016 for mobile numbers, names - affected devices may still be at risk.
SacRT hacked for 1 BTC - not a bad deal compared to Equifax and others.
The third major Bitcoin ransomware attack this year is doing the rounds centered on Russia and Ukraine.
As cryptocurrencies continue to rise, so will the associated crimes of corporate ransom and extortion.
A lack of passwords has come back to haunt businesses, as Bitcoin mining malware finds its way into Aviva and Gemalto.
Equifax investors sold $18 mln in shares three days after its historic hack, the company has admitted.
The initial attack on MongoDB was so successful that cybercriminals returned to strike it again
Computer researchers have uncovered ransomware on the website of the US National Wildfire Coordinating Group, major security implications
Despite HBO paying $250,000 in Bitcoin to hackers who stole “Game of Thrones” scripts, more television shows were stolen from the network.
Food for Thought
Compliance-as-a-service company, Coinfirm claims to know where over 66,000 Bitcoins were moved after the BTC-e hack.
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As the number of Bitcoin-related ransomware grows, how can the average Joe protect himself from such cyber threats?
New York University and Google researchers who monitored the payment networks of cybercriminals announced that ransomware cases have increased significantly sin...