Category: Cybersecurity

United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia Collaborate on New Cryptocurrency

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia have announced an agreement to cooperate on the creation of a cryptocurrency,…

Linux-Targeting Cryptojacking Malware Disables Cloud-Based Security Measures: Report

A new cryptojacking malware has the ability to disable cloud-based security measures to avoid detection on Linux servers, research by…

Blockchain Adoption in IoT Industry More Than Doubled in 2018: Survey

Blockchain adoption in the Internet of Things (IoT) industry more than doubled over the last 12 months, a survey conducted…

2018: When Privacy and Decentralization Collided

Guy Zyskind is the CEO and co-founder of Enigma, a secure computation protocol that integrates with blockchains. The following is…

Crypto Mining Malware up Over 4,000% in 2018, Says McAfee Report

Cryptojacking malware activity rose by over 4000 percent in 2018, according to a new quarterly report published by cyber security…

Bahrain’s Central Bank Publishes Draft Regulations on Crypto Assets

Bahrain’s central bank has issued draft regulations on digital assets, Reuters reports Friday, Dec. 13. According to Reuters “the central…

US Treasury Dept. Takes Action Against Two Iranians Allegedly Involved in BTC Ransomware

The U.S. Treasury Department has sanctioned two Iranians allegedly involved in Bitcoin (BTC) ransomware scheme SamSam, the Treasury reported in…

Major South Korean Satellite Operator KT SAT to Focus on Blockchain, Other New Tech

The satellite operator owned by South Korea’s largest telecommunications company KT Corporation is exploring blockchain, local newspaper EDaily reports Friday,…

Cybersecurity Firm Detects Cryptojacking Malware on Make-A-Wish Foundation Website

Hackers have infected the website of global non-profit organization the Make-A-Wish Foundation with cryptojacking malware, according to a report by…

New Linux-Targeting Crypto-Mining Malware Combines Hiding and Upgrading Capabilities

Japanese multinational cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has detected a new strain of crypto-mining malware that targets PCs running Linux, according…

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