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Bitcoin Bloodbath

 Bitcoin Bloodbath Nears Dot-Com Levels as Many Tokens Go to Zero By  Adam Haigh  and Eric Lam 29 June 2018, 08:42 GMT+8 Updated on 29 June 2018, 22:34 GMT+8 Largest cryptocurrency falls to lowest level since November. Intensifying regulatory scrutiny, exchange hacks hurt demand. Bitcoin Is ‘Remarkable Social Phenomenon,’ Says Yale’s Shiller Bitcoin’s meteoric rise last year had […]

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Scam

Beware 12 airport scams

12 airport scams that are all too easy to fall for Scams – One in 10 of us have been robbed at an airport – and it’s easier than you might assume   Annabel Fenwick Elliott If you’ve ever fallen prey, you’ll know how astonishingly skilled a pickpocket can be in swiping items without you noticing. […]

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Cyber

Enjoy Your Cyber Summer!

How to Have a Safe Cyber Summer Summer means vacations and downtime. People are booking hotels, arranging travel, or settling in at the beach with the digital version of a summer novel. For many families, the kids are home from school and permanently wired into an array of connected devices. So, along with the sunscreen […]

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Threats

Your A–Z guide to cyberthreats

Your guide to cybersecurity cyberthreats and how to deal with them Your A–Z guide to cybersecurity threats and how to deal with them. Cyber attacks have come a long way since your Hotmail account received a random message from a Nigerian prince looking to loan you a million dollars. In the wake of incidents like […]

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Carbarnak

Biggest Digital Heist in History

Carbanak The Biggest Digital Heist in History Isn’t Over Yet As night fell in Taipei on July 10, 2016, most people in the city were hunkered down to ride out the end of a typhoon. Not Sergey Berezovsky and Vladimir Berkman. The two Russians made their way through the rain to an ATM at First […]

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Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency Cyberattacks 2018

Cryptocurrency Cyberattacks Cryptocurrency-related attacks will surpass all other types of cyberattacks in 2018, a leading expert warned. Issuing the bleak prediction, Lotem Finkelsteen, a threat intelligence analyst with the Israeli cybersecurity company Check Point Software Technologies, said “not a day goes by without our hearing about a new ICO [initial coin offering] scam or mining attack.” […]

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Kaspersky Software Ban

Kaspersky ends all EU work following ban Following an EU statement that referred to its security software as malicious, Kaspersky has frozen all cyber security collaborations with European agencies and organizations. A recently released EU cyber security report called for a comprehensive review of all IT software, infrastructure, and equipment used by member states in […]

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Hackers

Hackers Targeting World Cup Fans

How are hackers taking advantage of World Cup fever? The World Cup presents a lot of opportunities for cyber-criminals, hackers to exploit fans. Last week, a group of internet luminaries joined the chorus of voices objecting to a proposed change to EU copyright law: Article 13. The potential change was criticised by figureheads such as […]

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Risk

Critical Risk: Extortion Blackmail Kidnap

Market Insight—Critical risk: Extortion, blackmail and kidnap for ransom John Chase and Brittany Damora, Schillings’ extortion, blackmail and kidnap for ransom specialists, set out the scope of the threat and what steps family offices and family businesses need to take when faced with this type of critical risk scenario Risk – It’s all about the […]

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Emulator

Beware: Android Emulator Cryptomining Malware

Beware this Android emulator, it’s hijacking your GPU to mine cryptocurrency Patrons of popular Android emulator Andy are up in arms after Reddit user TopWire wrote a detailed post about a GPU miner trojan that came attached to the program and used his computer to mine cryptocurrency endlessly. More about cybersecurity Android emulators allow users […]

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