Ransomware

With ransomware attacks up 200% in the last two years, CryptoBuzz looks at some of the methods bad actors are employing and how to avoid them. The last two years have witnessed a real uptick in crypto-centric ransomware attacks. Not only are bad actors becoming more refined, but they areRead More →

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Scammers have stolen over 2,100,000 XRP by luring victims with the false promise of a ‘grand giveaway’ from Ripple Scammers are trying to steal secret keys of XRP users, crypto forensic expert Xrplorer warned last week. According to a report by the crypto analyst, the elaborate phishing scam lured victims underRead More →

andoid

A new mobile-based trojan has been discovered that’s capable of compromising Android’s accessibility features in order to steal user data from banking applications and read user’s SMS messages, allowing the malware to bypass two-factor authentication. Named Eventbot, the trojan was discovered by a group of cyber security experts from Cybereason Nocturnus, who found it targeting financial banking applicationsRead More →

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Augur is a decentralized prediction market protocol built upon Ethereum which allows users to speculate on anything. Prediction markets are a sector ripe for disruption from blockchain technology; however, scalability problems and broader adoption remain as potential growth inhibitors when it comes to a project like Augur. Reputation (REP) is the ERC-20Read More →