Stratford Ransomware Attack: Bitcoin Worth $75,000 Paid

Latest updates pertaining to the Stratford City Hall ransomware attack have emerged. According to reports, a total of 10 bitcoins at $7500 per BTC was paid by the body as a ransom to the hacker who crippled its computer systems…

Litecoin Wallets Hit By Large-Scale Dusting Attack, So What Is It? –

Reports are emerging that Litecoin wallets have been hit by a new kind of cyber-attack called dusting. It has not affected LTC markets but is something that crypto traders and holders should be aware of. Binance Academy offered an explanation.…

Florida Man Fired After Lake City Suffers Massive Ransomware Attack

A city in Florida paid out around $460,000 in a bitcoin ransom scheme, about a week after another Florida city paid around $600,000. Lake City’s IT Director Brian Hawkins has been fired as a result of the breach, which shut…

John McAfee Unveils Magic Crypto Trading Portal, Site Suffers DoS Attack

By CCN Markets: It’s never a dull day in crypto when John McAfee is involved. The outlandish computer programmer and businessman just launched his latest venture – a crypto trading portal. Knighted as McAfee Magic, the platform is live but…

Bitcoin Isn’t Cypherpunk, Craig Wright Rants in Attack on Julian Assange

By CCN: The man who claims to be Bitcoin’s inventor wants to rewrite history by erasing the cryptocurrency’s cypherpunk past. Writing in yet another blistering blog post, Craig Wright claimed he left the cypherpunk movement in the 1990s after growing…

Monero Mining Unprofitable, Open to 51% Attack Post-Hard Fork: Research

By CCN: Monero recently hard-forked once again to stave off ASIC miners, who take over the network after a time and are disliked by the Monero community. Monero would prefer to be a CPU and at-most GPU coin, which is…

Coinbase Sides With Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Miners on 51% Attack Smack

By CCN: Coinbase researchers have released their own investigative findings into the recent Bitcoin Cash 51% attack controversy, and their conclusions might upset many Bitcoin maximalists. When Bitcoin Cash came under attack during a scheduled hardfork in mid-May, a group…

Baltimore Ransomware Siege Enters Second Week of Bitcoin Extortion Attack

By CCN: Most of the Baltimore City’s government systems have been locked down since May 7th as a result of the “Robbinhood” ransomware attack. The successful crypto locking has forced the city to go “manual” in most aspects of its…

‘Satoshi Nakamoto’ Mines Over 40% of Bitcoin Cash, Sparks 51% Attack Fear

By CCN.com: According to blockchain data and CCN/Hacked reporter Greg Thomson, an anonymous miner who embeds the words “Satoshi Nakamoto” into all of the blocks they mine currently controls more than 40% of Bitcoin Cash’s hashrate. Satoshi Nakamoto is killing…

Bitcoin Wallet Electrum’s Servers Are Under Massive Attack

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