crypto

Hackers are trying a novel approach to extort developers of some money. Ransomware, a type of attack where hackers infect computers, encrypt their content, and ask for money in exchange for a decryption key that will restore their data, has been around for years. This new attack is a little differentRead More →

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 →

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 →