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Report: PGA hit with ransomware attack on eve of major tournament

by Greg Otto • 2 months ago

According to GolfWeek, PGA employees found they were locked out of systems Tuesday, with a message asking for bitcoin.

Ready-to-use bitcoin ATM malware found for sale online

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

The $25,000 malware comes on a faux bank card, and it can steal from a bitcoin ATM, according to Trend Micro.

Alleged Silk Road employee extradited from Ireland to U.S.

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Silk Road shuttered in October 2013 after a high-profile FBI investigation ended with the arrest of Ross Ulbricht who is now serving a double life sentence in American prison.

A ransomware attack and no contingency plan cost a Massachusetts school district $10,000

by Mark Satter • 5 months ago

A small school district in Massachusetts was the target of a ransomware attack last month which resulted in a $10,000 Bitcoin payment to anonymous cyber extortionists.

NSA has been tracking bitcoin users since 2013

by Mark Satter • 6 months ago

The NSA reportedly tracked bitcoin users by collecting sensitive information from their computers, including passwords, internet activity, and other unique identifiers.

Seoul claims North Korea stole millions worth of cryptocurrency from domestic exchanges

by Chloe Kim • 8 months ago

The North is still trying to hack into South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges.