Ukraine’s energy and coal ministry website has been hit by a ransomware attack demanding Bitcoin to recover encrypted files according to a report from Reuters citing Ukrainian cyber police spokeswoman Yulia Kvitko. She confirmed that it was only the ministry

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

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

Microsoft has issued an update that will fix a flaw, CVE-2018-1038, found in a previous patch that was issued to protect Windows 7 x64 or Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 systems from the Meltdown vulnerability. The company said that when

Drupal developers are being asked to give themselves extra time next week to fix a “highly critical” flaw in Drupal 7 and 8 core. In an advisory sent to developers on Wednesday, Drupal notified them that, “there will be a

Russian hackers are conducting a broad assault on the U.S. electric grid, water processing plants, air transportation facilities and other targets in rolling attacks on some of the country’s most sensitive infrastructure, U.S. government officials said Thursday. The announcement was

Cybercriminals are increasingly launching attacks focussed on obtaining cryptocurrencies. The recent rapid rise in value of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum has not only led scores of people to invest in digital currencies but also altered the threat landscape

Password management service 1Password has a neat new feature that lets users check whether a password they’re thinking of using has already been breached. At which point it will suggest they pick another. This is in addition to the more