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Recent ransomware attacks define the malware’s new age

By 2018, the ransomware boom seemed to have peaked. But over the past 24 months, shifts in hacker tactics have resulted in a resurgence of ransomware attacks Click here to

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Cryptocurrency crime losses more than double to $4.5 billion in 2019

Cryptocurrency users, exchanges and investors suffered $4.5 billion in crypto-related losses resulting from thefts, hacks, and fraud, a CipherTrace report reveals. Click here to view original webpage at www.helpnetsecurity.com

Hardware/Network

Honware: IoT honeypot for detecting zero-day exploits

Two researchers have created a solution that could help security researchers and IoT manufacturers with detecting zero-day exploits targeting internet-connected devices more speedily than ever before. Click here to view

Software

Malware Stew Cooked Up on Bitbucket, Deployed in Attacks Worldwide

In a campaign revealed by Cybereason researchers Lior Rochberger and Assaf Dahan on Wednesday, threat actors are actively delivering an “unprecedented number of malware types” in a new international attack

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Here are the 7 largest data breaches in history

Hackers have exposed hundreds of millions of records from Facebook, Microsoft and other tech giants. Here are the biggest privacy disasters of the last decade. Click here to view original

Vendor News

CyberScout Shares Top Cybersecurity Predictions for 2020

As 2019 comes to an end, cybersecurity experts are preparing for a new year—and a new decade—and all the cyber scams, breaches, attacks and privacy concerns that threaten consumers and

Expert Articles

Why Ransomware Attacks On Cities Are Rising Day By Day?

By Edward Francis, Marketing Executive, Corptive Research Pvt Ltd (corptive.com) It is all about the money. And destruction. But mostly, money. And for the victims of ransomware attacks, it is

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Turkish Hacker From London Convicted Of Apple Blackmail Attempt

A 22-year-old Turkish man from London was convicted of attempting to blackmail Apple out of $75,000 in cryptocurrency or a thousand $100 iTunes gift cards by falsely claiming he had

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Cryptocurrency-mining botnet uses a Taylor Swift image to hide malware payloads

The operators of a cryptocurrency-mining botnet are currently using an image of pop singer Taylor Swift to hide malware payloads they send to infected computers — as part of their

Hardware/Network Software

Eight innovative technologies that are changing business

They say that change is constant. They are right, especially if they are talking about technology. Even before you are done discussing about a certain technology, an upgrade of the