Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42 recently discovered malware that is believed been developed from OSX.DarthMiner, a malware known to target the Mac platform. This malware is capable of stealing browser cookies associated with mainstream cryptocurrency exchanges and wallet service websites visited by the victims. It also steals saved passwords in Chrome. Finally,
A 20-year-old college student who was accused of stealing more than $5 million in cryptocurrency in a slew of SIM hijacking attacks is the first person to be sentenced for the crime.
Introduction Malvertising is a malicious form of online advertisement used to inject malware into legitimate online advertising networks and webpages. Advertisements are produced with significant effort to attract users and sell or advertise a product, which makes for a prime platform for spreading malware. Malvertising can exist even on the most popular
This podcast is a breakdown episode where the CSIAC discusses current topics in further depth. CSIAC tries to breakdown the complexity of the topic. Malvertising is a malicious form of online advertisement used to inject malware into legitimate online advertising networks and webpages. Advertisements are produced with significant effort to attract users
In today's episode the CSIAC takes the most important articles in a past CS Digest and discusses the articles' importance in the world of technology and cyber security.
"Highly professional" hackers made off with around 4,700 Bitcoin from a leading mining service. The hacked service was NiceHash, a Slovenia-based mining exchange.
A common idea about the blockchain, the technology that powers Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, is that it can "create trust", or allow two parties to make a transaction "without relying on trust". The blockchain does not create or eliminate trust. It merely converts trust from one form to another. While we previously had to trust financial institutions
The Blockchain application started in cryptocurrency and has been surging recently. Blockchain has been rapidly expanding to other fields in finance and beyond and is in the process of revolutionizing our society. In this webinar, Blockchain technology will be introduced from the perspectives of applications, extensible interfaces, security promises and
Bitcoin mining websites became the new fashion of 2017 and there is no dust on that but when it comes to compromise websites to host such fashion it becomes a headache (well to the consumers at least). Have you heard about KRACK the WPA2 vulnerability? If you did you probably was searching for your device/router vendor's patch, no? if you are using D-Link
Between $150 million and $300 million in digital currency called ether remains inaccessible today after a user said he "accidentally" triggered a vulnerability that froze the funds in the popular Parity wallet.