Microsoft Warns of Evolving LemonDuck Threat

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Cryptocurrency has become an increasingly pervasive topic in recent years, as much for the volatility of its market value as for its connection to organized cybercrime. It is the currency of choice for ransomware attackers, so much so that some countries, particularly China, have taken steps to curb or ban the use of cryptocurrency. Others, such as the European Union, … Read More

Cryptocurrency Fuels ‘Digital Extortion Engine’

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For many, the attraction of cryptocurrency lies partly in the fact that it is anonymous and decentralized. Ownership is determined by a series of peer-to-peer public transactions recorded in the blockchain transparently but without any details of an owner’s personal identity. The lack of centralized regulation or supervision, coupled with the anonymity of crypto transactions make it a popular form … Read More