RansomeWare

Cybercrime is very much a psychological game and ransomware is no exception. Psychology plays a major role in nearly all aspects of ransomware from the instant an attack is launched, to the moment the victim pays—or sometimes refuses to pay—said ransom. The Psychology of Ransomware Distribution Ransomware is mainly distributed through instant messages,Read More →

crypto

Update: Wyoming’s House of Representatives unanimously voted “aye” to pass two separate blockchain bills yesterday – HB 70 the “utility token” bill as well as HB 19 dubbed the “bitcoin bill” –  forwarding them both to the State Senate for consideration. HB 70 defines utility tokens as neither securities nor traditional currrency; HB 19Read More →

Drug Trafficking

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (I.C.E) has detailed recently how it is now working to expose transactions made by illegal drug traffickers using virtual currencies to cover their tracks. In a sworn testimony to a Senate committee on Jan. 25th, ICE’s deputy assistant director Greg Nevano said the agency has seenRead More →