Posts From Seid Yassin

Cybercrime ran rampant last year, and the cryptocurrency market was no exception, as evidenced by hacks involving bitcoin ransoms and the pervasive use of cryptojacking. Cryptojacking involves using someone’s CPUs to secretly mine cryptocurrency without that person’s permission. And according

MENA CISO SUMMIT

Security breaches have now become inevitable and the approach of corporates and governments have moved from prevention to resilience. While emerging technologies are becoming double-edged swords, the role of the Chief Information Security officer needs to be established clearly to

A cryptocurrency is a digital or virtual currency designed to work as a medium of exchange. It uses cryptography to secure and verify transactions as well as to control the creation of new units of a particular cryptocurrency. Essentially, cryptocurrencies

Spanish-based international bank Santander confirmed the launch of its Ripple-powered Blockchain payment network Thursday, April 12, becoming the first bank to do so. One Pay FX, which uses Ripple’s Blockchain technology to cut the cost and waiting time associated with

A recent spate of attacks using phishing, social engineering, exploits, and obfuscation are being used to spread a Quant Loader trojan capable of distributing ransomware and password stealers. Researchers at Barracuda last month began spotting malicious zipped Microsoft internet shortcut

Malwarebytes researchers discovered a weakness in the LockCrypt ransomware which enabled them to recover victim’s files. The malware has remained more or less under the radar since June 2017 and is spread via RDP brute-force attacks that must be manually

DUBAI (Reuters) – Hackers have attacked networks in a number of countries including data centers in Iran where they left the image of a U.S. flag on screens along with a warning: “Don’t mess with our elections”, the Iranian IT

Ransomware has been around for a few years, but it has become an albatross around everyone’s neck, targeting big businesses, hospitals, financial institutions and individuals worldwide and extorting millions of dollars. Last year, we saw some major ransomware outbreaks, including