Mexican oil company comes under ‘Ransomware’ attack, ransom of USD 5 million demanded in the form of Bitcoins  

Mexican oil company comes under ‘Ransomware’ attack, ransom of USD 5 million demanded in the form of Bitcoins  

Mexico City: It has emerged that Pemex, known to be the second-largest oil company in Latin America, has come under a major cyberattack. The attack, which was carried out using a Ransomware, caused a shutdown of more than 5% of the company’s computers, affecting the daily financial transactions and communications systems. The cyber attackers have […]

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Cyber theft attacks target Bitcoins and other Cryptocurrencies

Cyber theft attacks target Bitcoins and other Cryptocurrencies

Moscow, 03 Nov 2017: The number of cyber-attacks on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is on the rise over the past few months indicating that this mode of currency is no longer invulnerable, reports Russian Cybersecurity firm ‘Kaspersky’. The cryptocurrencies are being attacked with the help of a malware named ‘Cryptoshuffler’ which has led to the […]

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RPF busts international gang involved in e-ticket racket, 100 arrested

RPF busts international gang involved in e-ticket racket, 100 arrested

Bengaluru – An international gang involved in E-ticket fraud, using a Pakistani software, has been busted by the Railway Protection Force (RPF). Investigation revealed that this gang is a part of the international black market comprising of 25,000 hackers and brokers. South Western Railway has issued a statement in this respect and more than 100 […]

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Central banks of the world concur on Digital Currency, Canada Japan and European countries included

Central banks of the world concur on Digital Currency, Canada Japan and European countries included

London/Tokyo: Claims that Digital currency or Cryptocurrency is the future, are being made consistently. The Central banks, who form a major portion of the global economy, have started taking these claims seriously. Over the last year, many central banks have given indications regarding digital currency. Taking the same issue forward, leading central banks of the […]

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NYSE owner ICE launches Bitcoin Futures contract

NYSE owner ICE launches Bitcoin Futures contract

New York: The US company, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) that owns the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), which is the largest stock exchange in the world, has launched Bitcoin Futures trading in the cryptocurrency. The first trade on Future’s Exchange started on Sunday at 8.00 pm, US time and the company informed that the first transaction […]

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Cryptocurrency a national security issue for US, warns Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin

Cryptocurrency a national security issue for US, warns Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin

Washington: Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin warned regarding cryptocurrency saying that Cryptocurrency and Bitcoins are used for the transaction of billions of dollars for Cybercrime, tax evasion, ransom demands, narcotics trade and human trafficking. Many people have tried to use cryptocurrency to raise funds for misconduct and carrying out criminal acts. Therefore, cryptocurrency has […]

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