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Active Bitcoin Sextortion Scam Rakes in From 3rd Victim: Report

A user seems to have fallen into the trap of an online ‘sextortion scam.’ The transaction was reported by Whale Alert which records a ~$1000 USD transfer made via Bitcoin to the scammer. ⚠️ A payment of 0.1115 #BTC (1,050 USD) was made to a confirmed Sextortion scam! Details: https://t.co/L25blDXkbJ — Whale Alert (@whale_alert) June

A user seems to have fallen into the trap of an online ‘sextortion scam.’ The transaction was reported by Whale Alert which records a ~$1000 USD transfer made via Bitcoin to the scammer. ⚠️ A payment of 0.1115 #BTC (1,050 USD) was made to a confirmed Sextortion scam! Details: https://t.co/L25blDXkbJ — Whale Alert (@whale_alert) June

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McAfee Labs Reports Increase in Bitcoin Ransomware and CryptoJacking

According to a recent report by McAfee Labs, ‘Cryptojacking campaigns targeting victims’ computers to mine cryptocurrencies increased by 29% in Q1 2019. They also detected newer entities that were getting in on the scene. The hackers have repeatedly attacked Apple and Microsoft Windows computers to mine crypto. Monero [XMR] is very popular among them because

According to a recent report by McAfee Labs, ‘Cryptojacking campaigns targeting victims’ computers to mine cryptocurrencies increased by 29% in Q1 2019. They also detected newer entities that were getting in on the scene. The hackers have repeatedly attacked Apple and Microsoft Windows computers to mine crypto. Monero [XMR] is very popular among them because

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Ransomeware Targets Fortnite Gamers, Demands for Cryptocurrency

Fortnite players have become the new target of a ransomware attack that takes over their computers and threatens to delete several folders every two hours except they are paid in cryptocurrency. As reported in March, the game has over 250 million users and an online audience of more than 2 million people making them a

Fortnite players have become the new target of a ransomware attack that takes over their computers and threatens to delete several folders every two hours except they are paid in cryptocurrency. As reported in March, the game has over 250 million users and an online audience of more than 2 million people making them a

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Report Claims That Chinese Govt is Hands in Glove With a Group of Hackers

After the shocking revelation of a confidential UN report about North Korea using “widespread and increasingly sophisticated” cyberattacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, the Chinese Government has also been allegedly found guilty of backing such activities. Reportedly, the Chinese Government might be backing hackers that are involved in spying on global tech, communications and healthcare

After the shocking revelation of a confidential UN report about North Korea using “widespread and increasingly sophisticated” cyberattacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, the Chinese Government has also been allegedly found guilty of backing such activities. Reportedly, the Chinese Government might be backing hackers that are involved in spying on global tech, communications and healthcare

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Country Behind Global Ransomware Attack Targeting Southern Asia Crypto Sector – Report

Just like Iran, North Korea could also increasingly use cryptocurrencies to evade US Sanctions. However, in the case of Iran, the country plans to develop its own cryptocurrency as an Iranian version of SWIFT wherein North Korea targets growing the crypto sector in Southern Asia. Accordingly, the country’s leader, Kim Jong-un issued the deadline addressing Donald

Just like Iran, North Korea could also increasingly use cryptocurrencies to evade US Sanctions. However, in the case of Iran, the country plans to develop its own cryptocurrency as an Iranian version of SWIFT wherein North Korea targets growing the crypto sector in Southern Asia. Accordingly, the country’s leader, Kim Jong-un issued the deadline addressing Donald

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New Ransomware Attacks Gamers, Demands Dash

Cybersecurity research company McAfee has raised an alarm about a new strain of ransomware that targets gamers by hiding in popular downloadable games on peer-to-peer networks, demanding a ransom fee of 10 Dash in exchange for decryption after attacking their computer files. Named “Anatova”, the ransomware strain is considered to be especially dangerous because it

Cybersecurity research company McAfee has raised an alarm about a new strain of ransomware that targets gamers by hiding in popular downloadable games on peer-to-peer networks, demanding a ransom fee of 10 Dash in exchange for decryption after attacking their computer files. Named “Anatova”, the ransomware strain is considered to be especially dangerous because it