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Researchers steal bitcoin by exploiting SS7 vulnerabilities

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 6 days ago

The new research follows years of warnings and a significant hack against German banks last year.

WannaCry's bitcoins were converted to Monero, researchers say

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

The responsible parties may have relied on Monero since it hides both ends of a transaction, as well as the amount.

North Korea's internet connections to China and India come under scrutiny

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Recorded Future's findings of "a near absence of malicious cyber activity" from within North Korea itself support the longstanding assumption that Pyongyang conducts cyber-operations from outside its own borders.

$365,000 dark net phishing scam leads to guilty plea from U.S. hacker

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

In forums, he posted fake links to dark net markets. He also built fake login pages to fool victims and steal their credentials.

The curious case of the missing Mt. Gox bitcoin fortune

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

While the world paid attention to the James Comey hearing, an interesting fact was unearthed: the missing Mt. Gox bitcoins may have been located. Only those in the know won't say where they are.

Cryptocurrency company pushes back against Shadow Brokers' latest claims

by Cassandra Stephenson • 4 months ago

The Shadow Brokers announced Tuesday that they will accept Zcash as payment for a monthly subscription service to access leaked NSA files. The group also raised speculation on the cryptocurrency’s ties to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, the Department of Defense, and Israel.

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