Crypto exchange Gemini has revealed a hardware security key functionality for its mobile application. This gives additional security for customers and compatibility with devices such as YubiKey. Due to WebAuthn compatibility on Gemini’s app, iOS and Android, the exchange added said in a statement: “Gemini customers can now use USB and near-field communication, or NFC, security keys to securely sign into the Gemini Mobile App”. Want to take your Gemini account #security to the
A recent study by cybersecurity firm Digital Shadows has revealed that over 15 billion credentials are in circulation via dark web. This represents a 300% increase since 2018. The available information ranges from network access credentials, banking login data, and even streaming services accounts from Netflix with part of the leaked data are circulating even for free. New research from @photon_research uncovers more than 15 billion credentials in circulation in #cybercrimina
A new self-propagating malware called ‘Lucifer’ launches cryptojacking and DDoS attacks against Windows systems to mine Monero. On June 24, security experts from Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42 warned on the software that operates under the name “Lucifer”. Not today Lucifer, not today: We discovered a new cryptojacking / #DDoS hybrid malware equipped with a variety of exploits that we've named "Lucifer."
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Unbound Tech, the blockchain cybersecurity firm, has launched a new passwordless login solution to enable businesses. On June 17, it has been reported that Unbound Tech’s new identity solution removes the dependence on traditional authentication methods with a decentralized key management system, as the system can also be used to access blockchain wallets. However, the system is meant to replace hardware tokens, software-powered one-time-passwords, and standard passwords. The
Malware lab, Emsisoft has released a free decryptor tool on June 4 enabling victims to recover files encrypted by Tycoon (originally known as RedRum) ransomware attacks without needing to pay the ransom. Researchers from BlackBerry’s security unit first discovered the ransomware. Tycoon uses a Java file format to make it more difficult to detect before deploying its payload that encrypts the files. ICYMI we've released a free decryptor for the RedRum variant of Tycoon #ransom
Blockchain firm Elrond has invited hackers to attack its network during its upcoming incentivized stress test. According to an announcement on June 2nd, Elrond’s upcoming incentivized stress test will include a variety of different attacks on the network. BREAKING: Super excited to announce Battle of Nodes today!
The final step before the #Elrond Mainnet launch is starting on Thursday.
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RMIT University, Australia’s research university, has announced two postgraduate programs in cybersecurity and blockchain. On May 26, it has been reported that the university was partnering with IBM, Palo Alto Networks, and Stone & Chalk to offer a graduate certificate in cybersecurity and graduate certificate in blockchain-enabled business. However, the programs are expected to start in October 2020 and will last for nine months. It has been analyzed that RMIT introduced the
A recent research report from Check Point Research, the leading cybersecurity firm, has revealed a ransomware attack, where cyber criminals pose as the FBI to demand victims pay their “fine” by credit card. On April 28, it has been reported that the malware, known as “Black Rose Lucy,” is unusual, since there are no ransom payments involving cryptocurrencies like Bitcoins and it affects users of mobile devices with Android as an operating system. Distribution of the malware i
Vietnam’s Ministry of Information and Security Vietnam’s Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) recently convened the first meeting to tackle information security issues. Open Gov Asia reported that the meeting was attended by: the Deputy Chief Representative of JICA Vietnam Office The representatives of the Japanese Embassy in Vietnam Japanese cybersecurity experts. During the meeting, the two parties agreed tha
Samart Corporation’s cybersecurity provider has partnered with the world’s IT giant, IBM, to launch Artificial-Intelligence-backed cybersecurity service to use local, private and state agencies. At the IBM Think Thailand 2019, held in Bangkok on August 28, 2019, the tech companies across the country gathered to analyze technologies that are changing the business landscape, from artificial intelligence (AI), cloud systems, and blockchain. Among the speakers was Watchai Vilailu
Kaspersky, a Security Software Provider, has recognized a form of Cryptomining Malware that has established in various sites where pirated textbooks are being uploaded and downloaded. WinLNK.Agent.gen, a delivery agent that is being active since 2011, but currently, its payload is cost-effective for the people who spread it. So, Cryptomining Malware is actually targeting back-to-school students with pirated textbooks. Malware disguises textbooks The Malware disguises as a boo