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Exposed: The path of ransomware payments

The murky ecosystem of ransomware payments comes into focus in new research led by Damon McCoy, an assistant professor of computer science and engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. Ransomware attacks, which ...

dateMar 23, 2018 in Security
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Hacked Japan crypto exchange refunds customers

Japan-based virtual currency exchange Coincheck said Tuesday it had refunded more than $440 million to customers following the hack of its systems, which was one of the largest thefts of its kind.

dateMar 13, 2018 in Security
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Venezuela's digital coin makes debut

Venezuela on Tuesday was set to become the first country to launch its own version of bitcoin, a move it hopes will provide a much-needed boost to its credit-stricken economy.

dateFeb 20, 2018 in Internet
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