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Cryptocurrency Mining Malware has links to N.Korea

A new malware too which installs software that mines virtual currency has links to North Korea, according to Security company AlienVault. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Dark Reading Read More »

Seven Ransomware Predictions for 2018

It might surprise you to know that most ransomware victims choose to pay a ransom to have their data restored. As long as victims continue to pay up, ransomware will continue to be a go-to strategy for cybercriminals. Furthermore, Forrester Research predicts that cybercriminals will increasingly use ransomware in 2018 to monetise attacks, as end-to-end encryption in payment systems often ... Read More »

Hackers adopt ‘school of fish’ approach as they sharpen focus on mid-sized businesses

Rudimentary attacks, like information gathering, reputation blocks, fraud, and brute force attacks, increased by 71% from 2016-2017, according to new data released by eSentire, Inc., the largest pure-play Managed Detection and Response (MDR) provider. The data represents a total volume rise in detected events from 15 million in 2016, to 21 million last year. Reports demonstrate a marked technique shift ... Read More »

Nissan Canada Data Breach Affects 1.1Million

1.1 Million people have been notified following an alleged data breach. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: InfoSecurity Magazine Read More »

Apple DOES Slow Older iPhones

Following years of rumours, Apple has confirmed it DOES slow older iPhones! View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Guardian Read More »

Bitcoin Crashes

Bitcoin value has crashed by 30% just days after reaching an all time high. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Telegraph Read More »

Amateur Hacker behind Satori Botnet

An amateur hacker is likely to be behind the Satori Botnet which scared researchers due to its size. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bleeping Computer Read More »

Five Arrested in Romania for Spreading CTB Locker and Cerber Ransomware

Five suspected hackers have been arrested in Romania, for allegedly distributing CTB Locker and Cerber Ransomware in the US and Europe. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: IB Times Read More »

EtherDelta Suspends Service following Suspected Breach

EtherDelta, a popular cryptocurrency exchange, has suspended service after being hit by an attacker, earlier this week. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Tech Crunch Read More »

North Korea Suspected of Hacking South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange

North Korea is being investigated for being involved in hacking a South Korean currency exchange, earlier this week. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Independent Read More »