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3 years ago

Clipboard Malware Monitors 2.3 Million Bitcoin Addresses

The use of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin has increased in recent years, as more people discover their uses as an anonymous, internationally accepted payment method. Still, cryptocurrency’s increasing popularity among mainstream consumers also comes with increasing security concerns. Take, for example, the recent discovery of malware targeting 2.3 million cryptocurrency addresses: the digital code that functions…

3 years ago

Researchers Create Framework to Stop Cyberattacks on Internet-Connected Cars

Like many other modern products, cars are quickly evolving to include more connected, internet-based technologies. As threats of cybersecurity breaches continue to loom, it is imperative that researchers develop a clear method to combat attackers’ attempts to hack into connected cars. Connected cars are vehicles with internet connectivity. This innovative development in the transportation sector…

3 years ago

New Tool Developed to Combat Card Skimming

When the New York City Police Department discovered credit card skimming thefts were on the rise, they partnered with the University of Florida to protect consumers — and their data — from cyberattacks. Card Skimming Credit card skimmers are simple electronic devices used to gather card and PIN information when consumers use a credit or…

3 years ago

Operation GhostSecret: North Korea’s Leading Cyberattack

North Korea continues to gain intelligence and income for their regime — the Lazarus Group — through their infamous nation-state hacking campaign, Operation GhostSecret. Even after a historic summit with rival nation South Korea, North Korea isn’t slowing down. In recent months, they have obtained sensitive information about the finance, entertainment and healthcare industries of…