It is evident North Korea poses a massive threat to countries worldwide. The United States is particularly vulnerable to its machinations, although nothing disastrous has transpired just yet. According to FireEye researchers, however, North Korea has already been responsible for attacks on US electric power companies. Most of these attacks involved the use of spear phishing emails, which clearly confirms […]
Law enforcement officials have confirmed that hackers from North Korea sought to steal bitcoins from exchanges in South Korea.
There are some interesting developments taking place in North Korea right now. It appears state-sponsored hackers are actively targeting South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges these days. It may lead to additional hacks affecting such platforms moving forward. After all, there have been multiple incidents affecting South Korean exchanges throughout 2017. North Korean Hackers Target Bitcoin Exchanges […]
Sex robots are a very peculiar and worrisome trend in the world of tech. Some people see them as a major threat, whereas others think they will only serve to promote rape culture. Dr. Nick Paterson, a renowned cybersecurity expert, is more concerned about killer sex robots, meaning sex robots that are hijacked and potentially turned by hackers into […]
As the number of Bitcoin-related ransomware grows, how can the average Joe protect himself from such cyber threats?
Man from Pennsylvania was caught stealing $40 mln worth of Bitcoin.
Segway hoverboards can be a threat to personal safety. Not only are these machines quite prone to people having accidents with them, but there are also plenty of security flaws in the software side. Ninebot -the company responsible for making these hoverboards- had to issue an emergency firmware update to address these issues. Having a hacker remotely […]
A Pennsylvania resident is claiming to have stolen millions in bitcoin, though he’s offered police little in the way of evidence. Source
Coindash is a blockchain company that helps investors manage investments and hedge those investments against other traders. This morning the startup’s token sale was hacked and 7 million dollars’ worth of ether were promptly stolen. The company left a warning on its token funding page advising investors to cease sending funds. Also read: Alphabay Phisher Makes $1 Million in […]
Bithumb announces that it will pay each affected client 100,000 Korean Won, which is equivalent to around $86.50, after the recent hacking incident.
Bitcoin ethical hacking shed some light on FBI murder case of Mrs. Amy Allwine which resulted in arrest of the real suspect.
The Shadow Brokers have been relatively quiet over the past few weeks, which is never a good sign. It now appears the infamous hacker collective is looking to expose a former NSA hacker’s identity. That is a very troublesome development if true. Moreover, it appears the group is quite upbeat regarding their monthly dump service […]
Live on stage yesterday, the CEO of Swift asked some hard-hitting questions of his members and one potential blockchain competitor regarding security. Source
Darknet marketplaces attract the attention of both criminals and law enforcement agencies alike. In most cases, these marketplaces will eventually go offline, as they are infiltrated and taken over by a law enforcement agency. However, the Sanctuary darknet marketplace suffered from a different kind of hack. The culprit goes by the name of Cipher0007. Apparently, […]
Indian bitcoin exchange Zebpay has had its bank account unfrozen following a state investigation into a bank hack, the startup said today. Source