Research Suggests Russian-Based Hackers Behind Ryuk Ransomware’s $2.5 Million Gains

Researchers argue that the ransomware attacks thought to have earned hackers $3.7 million in BTC likely came from Russian cybercriminals. A recent spate of ransomware attacks estimated to have earned hackers 705.08 Bitcoin (BTC) ($2.5 million) likely came from Russian cybercriminals, not North Korean state-sponsored actors as initially thought. The development was reported on The […]

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Report: Critical Vulnerabilities Leaking User Data Found on DX.Exchange, Patched Later

Estonia-based cryptocurrency and tokenized stock exchange DX.Exchange has reportedly patched a critical vulnerability that leaked sensitive user data. Estonia-based cryptocurrency and tokenized stock exchange DX.Exchange has reportedly fixed a critical vulnerability that leaked sensitive user data. Technology news website Ars Technica reported on the security leak Jan. 9, citing an anonymous trader who conducted a […]

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Fortnite Merchandise Store Starts ’Exclusively’ Accepting Monero as Payment Method

Popular video game Fortnite has started accepting privacy-focused cryptocurrency Monero as a payment option at it’s online store. Retail Row, the merchandise store for the online video game Fortnite, has started “exclusively” accepting Monero (XMR) as a cryptocurrency payment option, Monero tweeted Jan. 1. Fortnite is an online video game released in July 2017 and […]

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