US Treasury Tracks $5.2bn of Ransomware Transactions in Six Months

US Treasury Tracks $5.2bn of Ransomware Transactions in Six Months The US Treasury has tracked $5.2bn worth of Bitcoin transactions likely to have been ransomware payments in the first half…

$5.2 billion in BTC transactions tied to top 10 ransomware variants: US Treasury

More than $5 billion in bitcoin transactions has been tied to the top ten ransomware variants, according to a report released by the US Treasury on Friday.  The department’s Financial…

This 'relentless' malware botnet has made millions with a surprisingly simple trick

The long-running botnet known as MyKings is still in business and has raked in at least $24.7 million by using its network of compromised computers to mine for cryptocurrencies.  MyKings,…

The Botnet Dubbed MyKings Is Still Active

MyKings botnet appeared in the wild five years ago and is one of the most analyzed botnets in history. A botnet is a collection of infected computers or other internet-connected…

Best performing cybersecurity companies and their recent developments

Cybersecurity companies are the backbone to fight cybercrime – Let’s dig deeper into which cybersecurity company is doing what and how. Cybersecurity companies play a crucial role in protecting businesses…

Undercover FBI Agent Reveals Espionage Plans of Nuclear Engineer

Following the sell-out of data related to nuclear-powered warship design to an undercover FBI agent, a nuclear engineer together with his wife were imprisoned, being charged with espionage accusations that…

The King is Dead, Long Live MyKings! (Part 1 of 2)

Avast –  Avast –  MyKings is a long-standing and relentless botnet which has been active from at least 2016. Since then it has spread and extended its infrastructure so much…

#DTX2021: How to Keep Pace with the Rising Threat Landscape

#DTX2021: How to Keep Pace with the Rising Threat Landscape Strategies organizations should take to keep up with the evolution of cyber-attackers was the topic of a panel discussion during Digital…

Ransomware gang behind attacks on 100+ companies busted

Law enforcement authorities managed to seize millions in cryptocurrency and luxury vehicles owned by the ransomware gang. In an international coordinated operation, law enforcement authorities in Europe have arrested two…

MFA Glitch Leads to 6K+ Coinbase Customers Getting Robbed

Coinbase suspects phishing led to attackers getting personal details needed to access wallets but also blamed a flaw in its SMS-based 2FA. The accounts of at least 6,000 Coinbase customers…