Ryuk Bitcoin Ransomware Runs Like Organized Crime

Not surprisingly, the Ryuk ransomware requires payment in bitcoin. Naturally, as all transactions are public, this…

Peter Schiff’s Alleged Tax Evading Bank Was Targeted By Bitcoin Ransomware

Peter Schiff is one of Bitcoin’s biggest naysayers. The well-known gold bug recently had his dirty…

Russian National’s Bitcoin Ransomware Trial Begins in Paris

Alexander Vinnik, accused of being the mastermind behind the theft of $157 million in bitcoin, began…

G7 Warns of Crypto Threat From Tidal Wave of Ransomware Attacks

Paying ransomware hackers to decrypt infected computers doesn’t always work, and may even be a crime…

OFAC Warns That Firms Helping Victims With Ransomware Payouts Risk Violating Its Rules

If you assist a ransomware victim in paying out to cyber attackers, you could end up…

FinCen Warns on Ransomware Attacks, Notes Increased Targeting of Government Entities

Ransomware attackers use malicious software to block access to data and demand ransom in return, oftentimes…

Eastern Europe Actively Using Crypto for Illicit Purposes: Chainalysis

A significant amount of cryptocurrency activities in the Eastern Europe is related to the dark market…