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WannaCry operators exchanged Bitcoin for Monero to launder ransom

WannaCry is a ransomware known for hitting the British National Health Service (NHS), Spanish and Russian telecoms alongside with plenty of other businesses all...

Creators of the WannaCry ransomware cashed out their Bitcoin wallets

The cybercriminals responsible for the WannaCry ransomware have cashed the bitcoins received from ransom payments. The malware burst a couple of months ago and,...

US Department of Justice confirms shutting down AlphaBay

AlphaBay, dubbed the New Silkroad, was the largest Dark Web marketplace. Used to be. On July 4 the site went offline, so that many...

Bithumb, Korean cryptocurrency exchange, hacked, $1 million stolen

Bithumb, an online exchange based in South Korea, has suffered a hack: a computer of one of its employees has been compromised. A customer...

Identity theft on Facebook results in money floating to crook’s Bitcoin wallet

“Nanny, could you top up my phone, please?” The nanny wouldn’t mind, as the amount is small, and the message comes from her grandson...

Samba exploit to turn Linux into gold mine

As we wrote on May 25, there was a vulnerability in Samba having been present for seven years in versions 3.5.* and newer. Now...

Shadow Brokers charge $21,000 per month for subscription

Two weeks and one day ago, Shadow brokers announced a subscription service for those who’d like to read data leaked from the NSA. As...

Unreleased Disney movie stolen by hackers, ransom being extorted

Disney’s CEO Bob Iger said on Monday that hackers have pilfered one of the studio’s films and are threatening to reveal it if the...

Korean Bitcoin Exchange Yapizon confirms $5 million hack

South Korean bitcoin exchange Yapizon was hacked earlier this week, losing more than US$5 million worth of user funds and bitcoin. According to the exchange’s...
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