The Biggest Beneficiaries of the Bitcoin Ransomware Boom are Not Hackers

The more prevalent bitcoin ransomware attacks become, the merrier it gets for…

Johannesburg Power Company Crippled by Devastating Ransomware

South Africa’s state-owned power company, Eskom Holdings, has become the latest victim…

Canada’s Indigenous Tribes’ Organization Extorted for C$20,000 in Bitcoim

An organization representing indigenous tribes in Canada recently paid a ransom in…

Cybercriminals Hit Port of San Diego with Ransomware, Demand Bitcoin

It has not been smooth sailing for the Port of San Diego’s…

This Canadian Town is Coughing Up Bitcoin After Ransomware Attack

A town in the Ontario Province of Canada has decided to pay…

Hackers Breach PGA Servers Ahead of Golf Championship, Demand Bitcoin

Unknown hackers have taken aim at the Professional Golfers Association (PGA) of…

SamSam Ransomware Makers Rake in $6 Million in Bitcoin: Research

The SamSam ransomware has grossed its creator over $6 million in Bitcoin…

First Bitcoin Cash Ransomware Makes It Impossible to Decrypt Files

Ransomware extortionists have seemingly started using Bitcoin Cash (BCH) for ransom payments…

Tor Proxy Service Caught Diverting Ransomware Extortionists’ Bitcoin Payments

Extorting bitcoin using ransomware is a profitable business. One Google report pegged…

Bitcoin Price Roller Coaster Makes Ransomware Cybercriminals Queasy

Bitcoin has done what regulators haven’t been able to accomplish — getting cybercriminals…

ShapeShift is Assisting Police to Trace Cashed Out Bitcoin From WannaCry Ransomware

CyberScoopNews journalist Patrick O’Neill revealed on August 3 that ShapeShift, the cryptocurrency…

Google: Ransomware Extortionists Net $25 Million in Two Years, 95% Cashed out through BTC-E

Recently two global ransomware campaigns made headlines due to the incredible reach…

NotPetya Ransomware Extortionists are Moving their Ill-Gotten Bitcoin

As reported by CCN, last week a global ransomware campaign, using a…

Petya Ransomware Outbreak Is Extorting Bitcoin and Spreading Worldwide

Last month, CCN reported that a global ransomware campaign hit over 100…

Companies Buying Bitcoin Fearing Future Ransomware Attacks

Companies are hoarding bitcoin to protect against future “ransomware” attacks, reports NBC…

Is North Korea Stocking Up on Bitcoin?

Three security firms have reported a connection between WannaCry ransomware and malware…

Mainstream Media’s Blame-On-Bitcoin Narrative Fails to Portray Actual Cause of NSA Ransomware

The NSA tool-derived WannaCry ransomware was used to carry out the largest…

Nearly $53k in Bitcoin Ransoms Paid with WannaCry Ransomware

An audacious global cyberattack that saw large institutions and companies in 150 countries…