Category digital currency

New North Korea Hack: Hijacking Computers To Power Cryptocurrency Mining

New North Korea Hack: Hijacking Computers to Power Cryptocurrency Mining New cyberattack uses foreign computers to generate Monero and send it to a university in Pyongyang https://www.wsj.com/articles/in-north-korea-hackers-mine-cryptocurrency-abroad-1515420004?utm Students at Kim Il Sung University work on computers in 2013. Pyongyang’s latest cyberattack targeting cryptocurrency appears to have originated from the university.PHOTO: ASSOCIATED PRESS By Timothy W. Martin […]

North Korea Is Suspected In Bitcoin Heist: Pyongyang’s Hackers Turn To Cryptocurrency And Banks As Kim Regime Hunts For Funds

https://www.wsj.com/articles/north-korea-is-suspected-in-bitcoin-robbery-1513790899?mod=djemalertMARKET ASIA North Korea Is Suspected in Bitcoin Heist Pyongyang’s hackers turn to cryptocurrency and banks as Kim regime hunts for funds The Youbit digital-currency exchange in Seoul collapsed on Tuesday after an attack by hackers. PHOTO: YONHAP NEWS/NEWSCOM/ZUMA PRESS By Timothy W. Martin, Eun-Young Jeong and‎ Steven Russolillo Updated Dec. 20, 2017 2:34 p.m. ET 21 COMMENTS SEOUL—Investigators […]

North Korea Is Hacking Bitcoin Exchanges As Currency Value Soars, Expert Says

North Korea is hacking bitcoin exchanges as currency value soars, expert says By Katherine Lam, www.foxnews.com View Original What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin, a digital currency, was created in 2008. Shares of Bitcoin are sold on internet exchanges where users remain anonymous. As the value of the cryptocurrency continues to hit record highs, here’s how it works. As […]

What’s Ahead For Stocks In 2018? Barron’s 2018 Outlook; 2018’s Greatest Risk; Bitcoin Flips Wall Street Script — Bitcoin Futures Begin Trading, Sunday, December 10, 2017 At 6 p.m. EDT

What’s Ahead For Stocks In 2018? Barron’s 2018 Outlook; 2018’s Greatest Risk; Bitcoin Flips Wall Street Script — Bitcoin Futures Begin Trading, Sunday, December 10, 2017 At 6 p.m. EDT   www.fortunascorner.com      We’re coming into the final trading stretch of the year; and historically, the best days for equities all year.  For history […]

Tech Giants’ Shadows Fall Over Promising Start-Ups; Emerging Market Alternatives; Bitcoin Storms Wall Street

Tech Giants’ Shadows Fall Over Promising Start-Ups; Emerging Market Alternatives; Bitcoin Storms Wall Street   www.fortunascorner.com      Today is December 3, 2017, and we’re heading into the final stretch of what has been one of the best bull-market years in stocks.  What lies ahead in 2018 is anyone’s guess; but, let’s enjoy the rest […]

Time For Missile Interceptors In Space?

Time For Missile Interceptors In Space? July 2, 2017 | By: Michaela Dodge The Heritage Foundation’s An effective space-based sensor network is a critical component of the U.S. ballistic missile defense system. The better the data the missile defense system has, the more likely it is to successfully intercept incoming missiles. Data is the backbone of […]

Dark Web Vendor Selling Allegedly Selling One Million Decrypted Gmail & Yahoo Accounts

Dark Web Vendor Selling Allegedly Selling One Million Decrypted Gmail & Yahoo Accounts   https://fortunascorner.com        The website, DarkWebNews posted an article on March 23, 2017, with the title above.  DarkWebNews writes that “a vendor going by the pseudonym “SunTzu583,” on a dark web marketplace is allegedly selling over one million decrypted Yahoo […]

The ‘Invisible’ Malware That Allows Hackers To Remotely Control ATMs: Experts Warn Software Has Already Infected At Least 140 Banks In 40 Countries Around The World

The ‘Invisible’ Malware That Allows Hackers To Remotely Control ATMs:  Experts Warn Software Has Already Infected At Least 140 Banks In 40 Countries Around The World www.fortunaascorner.com      Stacy Liberatore writes in the February 9, 2017 edition of the Daily Mail Online about a new technique/tool that cyber criminals are using to steal cash […]

Shutting Down ISIS’ Digital Platforms

As a result, ISIS and other terrorist groups are moving into encrypted platforms. “The good news about it is that [encrypted platforms] are reaching much, much smaller audiences,” Stengal said, “But they are using it as tools of violence and violent acts, not so much about persuading according to the ideology.” There was talk of […]

In Defense Of The F-35: Why Future Air Combat Will Be Different

In Defense Of The F-35: Why Future Air Combat Will Be Different Former RAF group captain shoots down claims F-35 can’t protect itself as modern aerial battles demand a new way of thinking 374 140 0 49 563 Email Shadowy jet: The F-35’s stealth capabilities are part of the reason it will fly and fight […]