01 Jan 2021

This Week in Tech - January 29th

 

 

Hacker Pleads Guilty to Blackmailing Adafruit,

Bleacher Report, and Other Sites for Bitcoin

A Cypriot man pleaded guilty to hacking and blackmailing several US companies. Joshua Epifaniou admitted to computer fraud and paid $600,000 in restitution to his victims. He was extradited from Cyprus and will be sentenced on March 3rd. Now,  he has agreed to work as an undercover investigator...

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01 Jan 2021
01 Jan 2021

This Week in Tech - January 25th

 

 

Ryuk Gang Estimated to Have Made More Than $150 Million From Ransomware Attacks

Threat intel company Advanced Intelligence and cybersecurity firm HYAS said they tracked payments to 61 Bitcoin addresses previously attributed and linked to Ryuk ransomware attacks. What they found odd was that while other ransomware groups typically used lesser-known exchanges to cash out funds, Ryuk...

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