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Bitcoin 12/07/21 22:48 by Olivia Brooke
Is Bitcoin On The Verge Of Landing In President Biden’s Bad Books?
The former President of the United States, Donald Trump, had made it very clear where he stood with digital currencies. Clearly, Trump was not a fan of Bitcoin which he had branded “a scam against ...
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Bitcoin 05/07/21 13:52 by David Kariuki
Huge Ransomware Attack Hits Hundreds Of U.S. Companies, Hacker Group REvil Wants $70M In Bitcoin
REvil, a ransomware group, is said to have infected over 1 million computers with malware through a network-management package provided by a global remote software supplier known as Kaseya. The group...
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Bitcoin 21/06/21 21:30 by Lou Kavan Flavius
Jim Cramer Fears China May Kill Bitcoin, Dumps Almost All Of His BTC Holdings
CNBC’s James Cramer, also known as Jim Cramer, has fessed up to selling nearly all of his Bitcoin amid fears of China possibly killing the world’s largest cryptocurrency following the nation havi...
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Bitcoin 14/06/21 18:39 by owiebest
Why Bitcoin Is Actually “Bad For Crime” Contrary To Belief
Bitwise Management CEO Hunter Horsley was on Yahoo Finance Live to talk about why Bitcoin is bad for crime. The technology which Bitcoin runs on, Blockchain, basically has a public ledger. Transaction...
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Bitcoin 08/06/21 09:50 by Brenda Ngari
US Federal Officials Recover $2.3M Bitcoin Ransom Paid To Colonial Pipeline Hacker Gang
Federal officials with a United States government task force have managed to recover over $2 million in crypto paid by Colonial Pipeline to the DarkSide Hacking Group that choreographed a devastating...
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Bitcoin 08/06/21 00:38 by Reynaldo Marquez
U.S. Recovers Millions Paid In Bitcoin For Pipeline Ransomware
U.S. authorities have successfully recovered a ransom paid in Bitcoin by the company Colonial Pipeline, per a CNN report. In May, a cyberattack allegedly perpetrated by a Russia-backed hacker group ca...
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Crypto 20/01/21 10:53 by Bernice Nyambura
Criminal Activity Related To Crypto Transactions Fell by 83% in 2020 – New Chainalysis Report
2020 was a good year for the crypto market, especially the second half of the year despite the pandemic. Bitcoin and other digital assets recovered from the spectacular crash on Black Thursday to set...
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Bitcoin 03/12/20 13:16 by Ponvang Bulus
Hackers Attack Israeli Insurance Company Shirbit, Demands $1 Million In Bitcoin
A leading insurance company in Israel, Shirbit has been hacked and the hackers demand 50 BTC or they will sell the data of its customers. The hackers posted a message on Telegram on Wednesday 2 Decem...
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Bitcoin 21/10/20 03:00 by Tony Spilotro
Peter Schiff’s Alleged Tax Evading Bank Was Targeted By Bitcoin Ransomware
Peter Schiff is one of Bitcoin’s biggest naysayers. The well-known gold bug recently had his dirty laundry aired out for all to see, as part of an alleged tax evasion case involving his Euro Pac...
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Bitcoin 22/09/20 23:14 by Nick James
Confessed “Dark Overlord” Hacker Slapped With A 5-Year Sentence For Bitcoin Extortion
Hackers using ransomware to extort money from people have turned to cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin, to hide their tracks. One such criminal group named “The Dark Overlord” has been terroriz...
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Altcoins 07/09/20 23:06 by Brenda Ngari
Argentina’s Borders Crippled By Devastating Ransomware. Hackers’ Demand? $4 Million In Bitcoin
The past couple of days have not been smooth sailing for Argentina’s immigration agency after a cybersecurity breach. Hackers who paralyzed Argentina’s borders in a ransomware attack are deman...
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Bitcoin 02/08/20 22:00 by Samuel Wan
Why Hackers Are Demanding $4.5 Million in Bitcoin From a Travel Firm
Last week it emerged that travel management firm CWT paid a ransom demand of $4.5 million in Bitcoin. Initially, hackers had demanded $10 million to release the fix, saying this is likely cheaper than...
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Bitcoin 01/08/20 15:06 by Bernice Nyambura
Travel Giant CWT Just Paid $4.5 Million Worth Of Bitcoin To Hackers Who Compromised Its Systems
Prominent US travel management agency CWT has paid 414 BTC amounting to $4.5 million to hackers who claimed to have compromised 30,000 computers and stolen sensitive corporate data from the firm. ...
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Crypto 01/07/20 04:00 by Cole Petersen
University of California Falls Prey to $1.15M Crypto Ransom Scam
It’s no secret that the crypto industry is rife with scams, hacks, and other nefarious activities, with the decentralized and private nature of many digital assets being conducive to these types of ...
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Other 16/12/19 18:00 by JP Buntinx
Kaspersky Confirms Ransomware Attacks on Municipal Institutions Increased by 60%
New findings by research firm Kaspersky paint a worrisome outlook. Dozens of municipal institutions have dealt with ransomware attacks throughout 2019. The rise of malware and ransomware attacks has ...
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Other 13/12/19 03:00 by JP Buntinx
Maze Ransomware Affects the City of Pensacola, FL
Ransomware remains one of the biggest threats to internet users today. The city of Pensacola in Florida is currently dealing with the Maze malware strain. There has not been a shortage of malware and...
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Bitcoin 10/12/19 11:00 by bitcoinist.com
Bitcoin Ransomware Attack Hits Argentinian Government
The Argentinian government has been hit with a Bitcoin ransomware attack. According to the latest information, the hacker demanded 50 BTC to withdraw the attack. For all the positive changes that cry...
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