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Binance cryptocurrency exchange blames hackers in theft of $40 million in bitcoin

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

“The hackers had the patience to wait, and execute well-orchestrated actions through multiple seemingly independent accounts at the most opportune time,” the company said.

Facebook takes down Russian-linked disinformation targeting Ukraine

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

Researchers tell CyberScoop that there is not enough information to pin this campaign on the Kremlin.

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

by Greg Otto • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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.

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