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Another Ukrainian Accounting Software Firm Gets Hacked to Distribute Malware

Multiple companies in Ukraine are preparing for yet another major ransomware outbreak. Earlier this year, the WannaCry and NotPetya outbreaks caused a lot of damage. Both malware types were successfully distributed in the form of a popular accounting software update file, which had the ransomware payload attached to it. Authorities are on high alert now that […]

Will Legalization of Bitcoin Ukraine & European Governments Trigger Price Increase?

Local Russian and Ukrainian sources including RIA Novosti have revealed that three major lawmakers within the Ukrainian parliament have disclosed a total holding of $45 million in bitcoin. The report of RIA Novosti came shortly after the announcement of the National Bank of Ukraine to fully regulate and legalize bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Ukrainian regulators, […]

Alleged Distributor of NotPetya Ransomware Arrested in Ukraine

The NotPetya ransomware attack has caused damages on a global scale. No country was more affected than Ukraine, which is home to many ransomware types discovered throughout 2017. Local police officials have arrested a 51-year old man on suspicion of spreading the ransomware known as NotPetya. Although the arrest took place nearly a week ago, the […]