Tag: hacker

  • Albayrak
    Bitcoin

    iCloud Hacker Demanded $175,000 Ransom to be Paid in Bitcoin

    A hacker who filmed himself accessing Apple iCloud accounts has appeared in a U.K. court. Kerem Albayrak had demanded around $175,000 in ransom be paid in Bitcoin and Apple iTunes vouchers for the non-disclosure of sensitive user data. Apple Hacker Charged in Connection with Bitcoin Blackmail An IT...

    Rick D. | October 19, 2018 | 11:15 pm
  • scammer
    ICO

    Crypto Aware: $670 Million in Crypto Hacks and Scams in 2018

    Crypto Aware found that cryptocurrency hacks and scams in 2018 are worth about 40 percent of all incidents between 2011 and 2018. Hacks and Scams in 2018 Worth 40 Percent of $1.7 Billion-Worth Incidents of Last Seven Years Crypto Aware, a decentralized token investment-management community, has found that over...

    Ricardo Esteves | April 4, 2018 | 10:30 am
  • atlanta
    Bitcoin

    Hackers Target Atlanta Government Computers, Bitcoin Ransom Demanded

    A group of hackers are demanding payment in Bitcoin to unlock computer systems they were able infiltrate in Atlanta. Yesterday’s ransomware attack targeted computers in important government departments. Data stored on the affected systems has been digitally encrypted. Another Case of Bitcoin Ransomware The security breach was first...

    Rick D. | March 23, 2018 | 7:00 pm
  • Hacked
    Bitcoin

    Popular App Stores Targeted With Malicious Software

    Valuable items will always attract criminals. Cryptocurrency is no exception. However, with a security model as strong as Bitcoin’s it’s very difficult to compromise individuals’ assets. It’s also likely that if a cyber criminal could indeed appropriate funds from random Bitcoin wallets, the value would drop hugely, rendering...

    Rick D. | January 25, 2018 | 4:00 am
  • Phishing Darknet Bitcoin
    Bitcoin

    Hacker Created Darknet Phishing Sites To Steal Bitcoins

    A resident of Connecticut has been arrested for stealing Bitcoins and phishing for deep web logins. By posting links to fake darknet marketplaces, Michael Richo managed to collect a large amount of platform logins from other deep web users. With this information, he was also able to access...

    JP Buntinx | October 12, 2016 | 11:00 am
  • ISIS Hacker Convicted
    Bitcoin

    Hacker Creating Hit List for ISIS Sentenced To 20 years In Prison

    Helping terrorists in any way or capacity is not the best idea these days. One hacker who allegedly helped ISIS has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Ardit Ferizi hacked a US company to collect information about government and military personnel. With this information, ISIS put together...

    JP Buntinx | September 25, 2016 | 1:16 pm

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