Ransomware

Days after the U.S. Conference of Mayors passed a resolution opposing the payment of ransoms by cities following a ransomware attack La Porte County’s government has done the opposite after its files were encrypted. According to WSBT-TV, the municipality has paid a Bitcoin ransom worth approximately $130,000 to cyber attackers who encrypted itsRead More →

cryptomining

An application pretending to be DApp MetaMask contained malware that aimed to steal coins by replacing wallet addresses. Decentralized application (DApp) MetaMask is facing new problems from cryptocurrency scammers after malware impersonating the tool appeared on Google Play, cybersecurity company Eset reported Feb. 9. The malware, which replaces computer clipboard info in an attempt to stealRead More →