Fake Cryptocurrency App Lures Victims Into Installing Ransomware

Disney’s Upcoming Pirates Movie Held for Bitcoin Ransom by Pirates

Disney’s upcoming installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise has been plundered by real-life pirates who are now holding Disney Studios to a bitcoin ransom.

Bitcoin Ransomware Makes Global IT Infrastructure “WannaCry”

A Bitcoin ransomware named "WannaCry" has caused widespread panic across the world, thanks to outdated software which turned the computers vulnerable. 

A hotel had to pay a bitcoin ransom after hackers hijacked its key system

The electronic key system of an Austrian hotel was compromised by hackers, forcing managers to pay a bitcoin ransom in order to recover it.

$35,000 Bitcoin Ransom Attack On St. Louis Public Library Falls Flat

Ransomware authors may take a lesson from the current situation in the St. Louis Public Library system, which is currently on complete lockdown due to an attack that was discovered last Thursday. The authors demanded $35,000 to decrypt the system, which is vital for the operation of the library and includes such things as who currently has which book and the public Internet service.

California college pays $28000 ransom, in bitcoin, to cyberattackers

The cyberattack struck Los Angeles Valley College late last month, disrupting email, voice mail and computer systems at the public community college in Southern California. Then, school officials found a ransom note.

Warning Cryptocurrency Community! New Malware Posing Dangerous Threats

If you have fatigue from the recent hacking incidents with cryptocurrencies well another problem has come up that puts all of us in danger.

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