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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.
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.
Bitdefender anti-malware researchers have released a new vaccine tool that offers protection against the likes of CTB-Locker, Locky and TeslaCrypt.
The criminals responsible for Bitcoin-related crimes can very easily be held accountable provided police forces familiarise themselves with the cryptocurrency.
ZeroCoin protocol concept granting total anonymity is finally implemented in Moneta coin.
CryptoLocker malware takes computer and documents “in hostage” by encrypting users data. In order to decrypt this information malware charges a ransom in fiat or bitcoin currency.
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.
The people behind CryptoLocker aren’t so bad, after all. They have listened to their victims’ complaints and tweaked their model accordingly.
Law enforcement officials in the UK have put email users there on alert after a wave of spam containing malicious software went out.
OphionLocker is being called the next generation of malware. The truth is anyone could make it, and that is the real problem.
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