Cryptocurrency

The rapping economist arrested over a $7bn crypto hack wrote for Forbes on protecting yourself from cybercriminals

- February 10, 2022 2 MIN READ

A married couple has been arrested in the US for allegedly possessing and trying to launder 119,754 Bitcoin, today worth $7.4 billion, that were stolen in the 2016 breach of the Bitfinex exchange. The US Justice Department arrested husband-and-wife duo Ilya Lichtenstein, 34, and Heather Morgan, 31, this week for their alleged involvement in laundering… Read more »

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Cyber security

The ‘biggest vulnerability in computing history’ in Java logging library Log4j has seen a massive spike in hacker attacks

- December 16, 2021 2 MIN READ

A new vulnerability sent shockwaves across the internet over the weekend, sending IT teams scrambling to fix Java servers before they are exploited by ruthless attackers looking for an easy foothold into systems. It’s colloquially called Log4Shell and one security expert has said it could be “the single biggest vulnerability in the history of modern… Read more »

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Cyber security

The top 5 most dangerous criminal organisations online right now

- July 8, 2021 4 MIN READ

On the internet, nobody knows you’re a dog! These words from Peter Steiner’s famous cartoon could easily be applied to the recent ransomware attack on Florida-based software supplier Kaseya. Kaseya provides software services to thousands of clients around the world. It’s estimated between 800 and 1,500 medium to small businesses may be impacted by the… Read more »