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India launches new group to fight crypto, cyber crimes

Business 20 February 2019

India launches new group to fight crypto, cyber crimes

India's Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, inaugurated the newly-created National Cyber Forensic Lab (NCFL) which will focus its energy on investigating and resolving crypto-related crimes, as well as other types of cyber fraud.

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Malta regulator addresses concerns over cybersecurity

Business 11 February 2019

Malta regulator addresses concerns over cybersecurity

Authorities in Malta are taking action after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) raised concerns that blockchain's ascent in Malta will be a significant risk to the Maltese financial system.

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Cryptojackers remain biggest malware threat

Tech 15 January 2019

Cryptojackers remain biggest malware threat

Cryptocurrency mining remains the most prevalent use for malware distribution, according to the latest study by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

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Mining malware grows 4,000% year on year

Tech 20 December 2018

Mining malware grows 4,000% year on year

Speculative demand for cryptocurrencies has subsided over the past 12 months, but the amount of malware for cryptocurrency mining operations has exploded.

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Japanese cybersecurity experts track down Zaif exchange hackers

Business 6 November 2018

Japanese cybersecurity experts track down Zaif exchange hackers

Cybersecurity experts in Japan claimed that they have found incriminating evidence against suspected hackers of Japanese cryptocurrency exchange, Zaif.

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Crypto in Africa: New intercontinental payment methods poised to overtake US dollar

Business 28 September 2018

Crypto in Africa: New intercontinental payment methods poised to overtake US dollar

The U.S. dollar is reported to be losing its place as the top intercontinental currency in Africa.

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Block Seoul Day 2: Crypto mass adoption still has ‘too many problems’

Events 20 September 2018

Block Seoul Day 2: Crypto mass adoption still has ‘too many problems’

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales joined a strong panel on the future of cybersecurity at the day 2 conference of the Block Seoul 2018. Moderated by BTCC Founder Bobby Lee, the panel discussed the challenges of cybersecurity within the cryptocurrency and blockchain ecosystem.

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Ethereum a phisher’s favorite: Kaspersky report finds $2.3M lost to criminals outside traditional phishing

Business 15 August 2018

Ethereum a phisher’s favorite: Kaspersky report finds $2.3M lost to criminals outside traditional phishing

In terms of traditional phishing, the Kaspersky system intercepted 58,000 attempts to connect to fake websites posing as crypto wallets and markets.

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BTC users have lost millions to SamSam ransomware

Tech 3 August 2018

BTC users have lost millions to SamSam ransomware

The SamSam ransomware was able to grab $6 million worth of BTC from a total of 233 victims since 2015, according to a Sophos report.

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Microsoft highlights growing cryptojacking, ransomware threats

Tech 16 March 2018

Microsoft highlights growing cryptojacking, ransomware threats

A post drafted by Microsoft’s Windows Defender Research security unit highlighted a number of ways criminals are currently leveraging cryptocurrencies for nefarious ends.

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Tesla becomes latest victim of ‘cryptojackers’

Tech 21 February 2018

Tesla becomes latest victim of ‘cryptojackers’

The hackers tried to keep resource usage low to avoid triggering suspicion, indicating the level of planning that have gone into the attack.

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