Ransomware

A decryptor for the Planetary Ransomware family was released by Emsisoft this week that allows victims to decrypt their files for free. This ransomware family is named Planetary because it commonly uses the names of planets for the extensions added to encrypted file’s names. When encrypting files it will append the .mira, .yum, .Pluto,Read More →

crypto

Google has a new form of encryption called Adiantum that’s designed to bring storage encryption to cheaper Android devices without impacting performance. Currently, devices such as low-powered Android Go smartphones, smart watches, and Televisions fall below Google’s performance requirements for encryption. With Adiantum, Google says that every Android device can be encrypted, meaningRead More →

crypto

How many Bitcoin conspiracies are out there? Are powerful forces in play that control Bitcoin’s path on a global scale? Did aliens visit us to give us ‘the Bitcoin’? Whatever we might think about these stories, one thing is for sure Bitcoin conspiracy theories are here to stay. Read onRead More →

blockchain

Blockchain cryptography is at the very heart of what keeps cryptocurrencies and other virtual assets safe from hackers and other cyber-attacks. Public key encryption provides each user with a public and private key, which are extremely difficult to guess through brute-force attacks, at least using today’s computing resources. However, developmentsRead More →