A UK university has partnered with an Indian tech institute to examine Blockchain protection against future cyberattacks like WannaCry. City University London and Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur will work together via a consortium which will focus specifically on arming health care entities and Internet of Things (IoT) components against the...
On July 31, news broke of a major cyber incident affecting HBO. According to reports, the network experienced a major cyberattack. The hackers behind it are currently demanding the equivalent of about $6 million in bitcoin, and claim that if they don’t get paid they will release 1.5 terabytes of data...
A British model who was drugged and held captive for a week in Italy where she was threatened to be sold on the dark web if her agent didn’t pay $300,000 has been set free. The unnamed 20-year-old woman is reported to have been drugged with ketamine and put into a...
First there was the theft – then the coins stood still. For the past 10 weeks, three bitcoin address containing more than $140,000-worth of the cryptocurrency have been given more scrutiny than possibly any others on the blockchain. Now held by the hacker or hackers behind the WannaCry ransomware attack, the...
Rumors are swirling about a trader with nearly unlimited funds who is manipulating the Bitcoin markets. This trader, nicknamed "Spoofy," received his nom de guerre because of his efforts to “spoof” the market, primarily on Bitfinex. What is spoofing? According to the Dodd-Frank act, spoofing is the practice of: "Bidding or offering with...