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# cybercrime News

A Verizon internet security report shows that state-sponsored hacking is becoming an increasingly larger part of global cybercrime, ZDNet reports, May 8, 2019. The Verizon report also showed that hackers prefer cryptocurrency to launder their stolen funds or to demand ransom payments.  State-Sponsored Hacking Becoming a Clear & Present Danger...
A federal jury convicted two hackers on 21 counts of cybercrimes including infecting computers with malware to steal credit card information. The culprits also attempted to sell sensitive data on dark web marketplaces, engaged in online fraud and illegally mined digital currencies.  Hackers Attacked Over 400,000 Computers On April 11,...
February 12, 2019 by at Altcoins, Bitcoin, Commentary, News
The finance world is not alone in criticizing cryptocurrencies, and the latest jab has come from the security sector. Specifically, Nicholas Weaver, a noted researcher at the University of Berkeley’s International Computer Science Institute, has made his feelings on cryptocurrency known at the recent Enigma security conference, which was held...
January 15, 2019 by at Blockchain, Crime, News
The "Global Threat Index for December 2018" report from Israeli cybersecurity solutions company Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. has revealed that cryptocurrency mining malware has topped the chart for the 13th time in a row to be computer's most prevalent attacks, according to GlobeNewswire on January 14. Cryptocurrency Mining Malware...
January 14, 2019 by at Crime, Mining, News, Tech
A new method for stealing cryptocurrencies involves using a downloadable movie file as bait, and it is also being utilized to mine cryptocurrency and manipulate Google results. In addition, the virus also attempts to steal cryptocurrency through Wikipedia donations according to security researcher "@0xffff08000" on January 10, 2019. Risky Business One...
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