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Baltimore: government computers crippled by attack as hackers demand bitcoin

Attack on city computers prevents employees from sending email and knocked out bill pay websites, as hackers demand $76,000Hackers have seized control of government computers for the city of Baltimore, demanding ransom and leaving the city ...

Baltimore: government computers crippled by attack as hackers demand bitcoin

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Hackers Are Holding Baltimore's Government Computers Hostage, and It's Not Even Close to Over On May 7, hackers infected about 10,000 of Baltimore city government’s computers with an aggressive form of ransomware called RobbinHood, and insisted...
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Baltimore didn’t pay Bitcoin ransom so hackers leaked sensitive data on Twitter Officials investigating the Bitcoin-fueled ransomware attack that hit Baltimore City last month believe the hackers have leaked government documents o...
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Hackers target Monroe College, demand $2 million in Bitcoin as ransom Monroe College is “under cyberattack” by hackers who demanded approximately $2 million in Bitcoin, police and school officials said Thursd...
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Baltimore's Government Held Hostage by Ransomware Attack For the second time in just over a year, Baltimore has fallen victim to a major cyberattack. Last year, hackers targeted the city’s 911 emergency syst...
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Ransomware attack forces Baltimore government to go ‘manual’ BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young says a ransomware virus that hit the city’s computer systems has forced operat...
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Bitcoin bandits: Hackers steal equivalent of $40M from Binance Hackers used a range of attack methods to steal 7,000 bitcoin from Binance, a one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges on Tuesday. &#...
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The Microsoft Outlook hackers are stealing victims’ Bitcoin Earlier this month, hackers accessed the emails of numerous Microsoft Outlook users after snatching the credentials of one of the company’s customer s...
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Bitcoin hackers steal over $40M in ‘well-orchestrated’ cyber breach Hackers stole more than $40 million worth of Bitcoins in a single transaction on one of the world's biggest crypto-currency exchange, the company has ...
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Hackers Swipe More Than $40 Million of Bitcoin From Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, said hackers stole more than $40 million worth of bitcoin from its platform in what it c...
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Hackers stole $40 million from a major Bitcoin exchange Binance, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, announced that it lost $40 million (7,000 Bitcoins) in a "large scale security brea...
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Millions of Dell Computers at Risk of Remote Attack, Fix Available SafeBreach discovered the flaw and reported the vulnerability, and it allows hackers to take over the machine and read the physical memory stored onbo...
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Binance hackers suddenly move $8 million worth of stolen Bitcoin More than $8 million worth of Bitcoin stolen from cryptocurrency exchange Binance has suddenly moved. Earlier today, a combined 707.1 BTC was sent fro...
23:48, 07/08/2019

Florida city agrees to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin to get its computer files back Everyone knows that crime doesn’t pay, or at least that’s what we’re all led to believe. For hackers who broke into the computer sys...
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Florida City Fires IT Employee After Paying $460,000 Bitcoin Ransom to Hackers Lake City, Florida paid out a bitcoin ransom worth $460,000 to hackers who disabled the city’s computer systems with sophisticated ransomware last mon...
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Binance hackers shift stolen bitcoin, identity still unclear: researchers Hackers who stole bitcoin worth over $40 million from the major Binance cryptocurrency exchange have moved the tainted coins to a number of digital wa...
20:16, 05/09/2019

Hackers steal $41 million worth of bitcoin from Binance cryptocurrency exchange Hackers stole bitcoin worth $41 million from Binance, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, the company said on Wednesday, the latest i...
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Florida city pays hackers $600K in bitcoin to get computer systems back A small city in Florida has agreed to pay nearly $600,000 in bitcoin ransom to hackers who took control of its computer systems in a ransomware attack...
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Hackers steal over $40 million worth of bitcoin from one of the world's largest crypto exchanges Binance warned that "hackers may still control certain user accounts and may use those to influence prices" but said it would cover the incident "in f...
08:32, 05/08/2019

Hackers target major UK supermarket’s Twitter with phoney Bill Gates Bitcoin scam Hackers took control of British multinational retailer Tesco’s Twitter account yesterday, urging followers to send Bitcoin to a wallet address and pro...
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Australian civil servant faces 10 years for mining cryptocurrency on government computers An Australian government employee is appearing in court today after using work equipment to mine cryptocurrency for his own gain. The Australian Feder...
14:16, 05/21/2019

Florida city gives in to $600,000 bitcoin ransomware demand Riviera Beach, a city in Florida, is set to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin with the hope of having its systems restored. Hackers took over the system...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Baltimore won't pay hackers' ransom, sets aside $10M in emergency funding to recover from cyberattack While a second Florida city paid hackers a ransom, the city of Baltimore is shelling out $10 million to recover from a similar computer system attack....
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Microsoft: Russian government hackers are targeting IoT devices Microsoft today warned that Russian government hackers have been using video decoders, printers, and internet of things devices to breach computer net...
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Chinese government hackers suspected of moonlighting for profit One of the most effective teams of Chinese government-backed hackers is also conducting financially-motivated side operations, cybersecurity researche...
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A ransomware attack is holding Baltimore's networks hostage A ransomware attack brought Baltimore city government's computers to a halt yesterday. The hackers are reportedly holding the city's files h...
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Baltimore approves $10M in funding for cyber attack relief BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore City officials approved using $10 million in excess revenue to cover the ongoing cost of the cyber attacks that immobilized...
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Hackers hit Bulgaria, leak data from Russian email: government Hackers stole millions of Bulgarians' personal and financial data and distributed it from a Russian-based email in an attack one minister linked to th...
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Here's how hackers are making your Tesla, GM and Chrysler less vulnerable to attack GM, Chrysler and Tesla pay 'white hat' hackers to break into cars' systems. It's how they find and correct flaws, aiming to keep d...
13:48, 07/05/2019

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16:16, 05/01/2019

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After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike....
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Google Calendar is back up following an outage that knocked out the calendar on computers Users trying to access the widely used Google calendar from their desktops instead were greeted with a “Not Found Error 404” message. ...
20:32, 06/18/2019

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10:48, 05/24/2019

Hackers Go Pro, Seeking Bounties for Bugs The market for pointing out flaws in software has become more structured: Companies are willing to shell out huge sums to researchers who find zero-da...
10:16, 08/13/2019

Can hackers tell what you’re texting or searching just by listening? Hackers may soon be able to discern information from the sounds of typing. A 2019 study of the budding phenomenon, obtained by Cornell University and ...
14:32, 06/06/2019

U.S. and Iran's Hackers Are Trading Blows The loud saber rattling and increasing tension in the Persian Gulf is being felt acutely in cyberspace. Following reports that the U.S. carried out cy...
03:00, 06/25/2019

DOJ Says Chinese Hackers Attacked Anthem, but Not Why For years, China was rumored to be behind the health insurance company's massive data breach, but now the Justice Department is noticeably silent on t...
08:00, 05/11/2019

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22:16, 05/14/2019

How Hackers Can Steal Your Data at Airports Ever wonder if it’s a bad idea to surf the web using a heavily trafficked public wifi network at an airport? For the most part, it’s safe; your inform...
20:00, 05/23/2019

London Bridge terror attack inquest: Banker stabbed in 'brief but furious' attack as he tried to fight off terrorists A banker tried to fend off the London Bridge terrorists with his skateboard before he was fatally stabbed in a "brief but furious assault", an inquest...
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Baltimore to Trump: Knocking Our City Is Our Job, Not Yours When the president called Baltimore a “dangerous and filthy” place while attacking a Democratic congressman from the city, residents rallied to his de...
02:48, 07/29/2019

Baltimore’s bill for ransomware: Over $18 million, so far Enlarge / Baltimore City Hall, where the ransomware battle continues. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) BALTIMORE—It has been a month since the...
04:32, 06/06/2019

Slack fixes bug that could have let hackers intercept downloads Slack has fixed a bug that could have allowed hackers to intercept and redirect downloads in the Windows desktop version of the messaging app. However...
18:00, 05/17/2019

‘All we know is MONEY!’: US cities struggle to fight hackers Baltimore this month joined Atlanta, San Diego and Newark in the list of US cities hit by ransomware attacks as the cyber intrusions are expected to c...
11:00, 06/03/2019

A Bluetooth vulnerability could give hackers your location Your FitBit and other Bluetooth gadgets could be giving away your location data. Researchers from Boston University (BU) detected a vulnerability in s...
02:48, 07/18/2019

Hackers Made an App That Kills to Prove a Point Medtronic and the FDA left an insulin pump with a potentially deadly vulnerability on the market—until researchers who found the flaw showed how bad i...
21:32, 07/16/2019

Hackers broke into a contractor for Russia's spy agency The Russian government is used to perpetrating hacks, but it just became a target -- and the data says a lot about its goals. A hacking group nicknam...
01:16, 07/22/2019

Businesses' Core Functions Are More Vulnerable to Hackers Companies are connecting behind-the-scenes business software to the internet, meaning that the systems that run their accounting, supply chains and ot...
14:16, 07/17/2019

Here’s how digital forensics experts track down hackers As society becomes increasingly data driven, the importance of ensuring this data’s security and fidelity grows exponentially. While prevention is sti...
01:48, 06/24/2019

Ransom hackers hit Georgia courts after cities pay $1M Hackers behind a series of repeating cyberattacks in a number of U.S. cities -- holding hostage computer systems for hundreds of thousands of dollars ...
13:48, 07/08/2019

Hackers can work out passwords by listening to you type New hacking methods would allow criminals to work out passwords by listening to the sounds made when typing, experts have warned.Reports have claimed ...
15:00, 08/19/2019

Why Rewards for Loyal Spenders Are ‘a Honey Pot for Hackers’ Companies are seeking more personal data from faithful customers in exchange for points, miles and other perks. But protections for loyalty accounts h...
14:32, 05/11/2019

Hackers target Office 365 business accounts New research from Barracuda has revealed that account takeover attacks are one of the fastest growing email security threats as hackers set their sigh...
04:16, 05/04/2019

Hackers are turning our AI security systems against us — but they can be stopped With the use of AI growing in almost all areas of business and industry, we have a new problem to worry about – the “hijacking” of artificial intellig...
23:32, 06/22/2019

‘Pokémon Go’ creators sue ‘hackers’ over illegal knockoffs Gotta catch ’em all —without getting caught. Niantic, the software development company behind “Pokémon Go” and upcoming “Harry...
11:48, 06/18/2019

How hackers use tricks to make money from your clicks Online clicks are worth big money. Now hackers are using a cunning set of click-tricks to make money from people visiting websites without them realis...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Hackers could use Wi-Fi to install ransomware on DSLR cameras Digital cameras with built-in Wi-Fi let people quickly send images to other devices. But a vulnerability in the process could leave people’s cameras e...
23:16, 08/12/2019

Hackers behind Texas ransomware attacks want $2.5 million The threat actor behind the coordinated ransomware attack against multiple Texas local governments may have gained access to its computer systems via ...
20:00, 08/23/2019

Hackers make jailbreaking iPhones a thing again In the iPhone's early days, hackers would "jailbreak" the iPhone in order to install third-party apps that weren't available through the App...
00:00, 08/20/2019

Maryland official says Baltimore resisted help after hack BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland information technology official says Baltimore leaders resisted accepting help from the state for about a week after the c...
20:48, 06/14/2019

Baltimore shifts to new political era after mayor resigns BALTIMORE (AP) — After ex-Mayor Catherine Pugh’s rapid collapse amid multiple public corruption investigations, Baltimore is quickly shifting in...
05:48, 05/03/2019

The Baltimore Orioles have seen enough of Tampa Bay’s new ace Tyler Glasnow BALTIMORE — The Tampa Bay Rays have the best record in baseball and improved upon it with a 7-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night at ...
11:48, 05/04/2019

The Latest: New Baltimore mayor says city will be ‘stronger’ BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the Baltimore mayor’s resignation amid a scandal over her self-published children’s books (all times local)...
23:48, 05/02/2019

Baltimore man charged in murder of transgender woman A Baltimore man has been busted in connection with the murder of a transgender woman last month, ending a five-week probe during which cops tracked hi...
00:32, 07/23/2019

8 days after cyberattack, Baltimore’s network still hobbled BALTIMORE (AP) — More than a week after a cyberattack hobbled the Baltimore government’s computer network, city officials say they can’t p...
20:32, 05/15/2019

$10M in cocaine seized in record Baltimore bust Drug smugglers tried to ship a record 333 pounds of cocaine from Panama to Maryland in a container of beach chairs — but the operation folded, accordi...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Baltimore Orioles star make MLB history His pitches looked more like lobs, with speeds in the mid-50s, almost reminiscent of a knuckleball -- or perhaps throwing to hitters in batting practi...
18:16, 07/26/2019

"Better To Have Rats Than To Be One": Baltimore Paper Blasts Trump On Saturday evening, the editorial board of a paper that has been a city fixture since 1837 joined the wave of Maryland residents and leaders condemni...
05:48, 07/29/2019

In Baltimore and Beyond, a Stolen N.S.A. Tool Wreaks Havoc American cities are being hijacked with an N.S.A. cyberweapon that has already done billions of dollars in damage overseas. The N.S.A. will say nothin...
19:48, 05/25/2019

Machado's Baltimore return brings cheers, big HR Padres star Manny Machado admitted Tuesday to feeling "a little more nervous" as he returned to Camden Yards for the first time since being traded las...
06:48, 06/26/2019

Baltimore Orioles outfielder makes MLB history His pitches looked more like lobs, with speeds in the mid-50s, almost reminiscent of a knuckleball -- or perhaps throwing to hitters in batting practi...
13:16, 07/27/2019

Former Baltimore officer in corrupt unit goes to prison BALTIMORE (AP) — A former Baltimore police officer accused of committing crimes as part of a corrupt department unit has been sentenced to prison. ...
03:48, 05/29/2019

T.S.A. Finds Missile Launcher in Man’s Bag at Baltimore Airport The agency said that the weapon was “inert” and that the man, who said he was active member of the military, was trying to take it home as a souvenir ...
05:48, 07/30/2019

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Baltimore Ravens Some people are fans of the Baltimore Ravens. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Baltimore Ravens. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is ...
00:48, 08/21/2019

'He'll reap everything he sows': what does Baltimore make of Trump? Trump has repeatedly demonised big cities with large minority populations – part of his ploy to exploit America’s racial divideTwo Kevins stood on the...
02:16, 07/31/2019

Why Baltimore sank as New York City soared Last weekend, President Trump described Baltimore as a “very dangerous and filthy place.” Though his tweets were in poor taste, they were not entirely...
19:16, 08/03/2019

Baltimore police: 8 shot at cookouts, 1 dead A gunman fired indiscriminately into crowds that had gathered for Sunday afternoon cookouts on opposite sides of a west Baltimore, Maryland street, ki...
17:32, 04/29/2019

Baltimore ransomware nightmare could last weeks more, with big consequences Enlarge / Days after Mayor "Jack" Young took over for disgraced Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, ransomware took down Baltimore City's networks. It may...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Paying ransomware pirates only encourages more criminal hackers Follow the FBI’s advice: Don’t pay hacking ransoms. Invest taxpayer dollars in training programs, spam filters and other cybersecurity: O...
08:00, 07/26/2019

Remote-Based App Exposed Thousands Of Vehicles To Hackers A hacker who goes by the handle Jmaxxz has exposed a series of vulnerabilities in a remote-based automobile app that may have exposed around 60,000 ca...
01:17, 08/13/2019

UN: North Korean cryptocurrency hackers have earned up to $2 billion so far The financial impact of North Korea‘s hacking and cryptocurrency exploits could be much larger than first thought. According to a UN report, seen by C...
12:48, 08/06/2019

Hackers steal student data from Australia's top university A "sophisticated operator" has broken the cyber defenses of the Australian National University (ANU) and stolen years' worth of sensitive student data...
10:16, 06/04/2019

'Bug bounty': Apple to pay hackers more than $1m to find security flaws Expanded program, announced at Black Hat conference, comes as governments and tech firms compete for informationApple will pay ethical hackers more th...
01:17, 08/13/2019

Microsoft: Russian hackers are using IoT devices to infiltrate networks A state-sponsored Russian hacking group has been taking advantage of Internet of Things devices' poor security measures to infiltrate corporate n...
23:16, 08/06/2019

Hackers hid malware in a fake trading app to steal your cryptocurrency Security researchers have uncovered a knock-off cryptocurrency trading website designed to steal the funds of unwitting victims. Cybercriminals have c...
21:16, 06/06/2019

NYT: Chinese hackers detected and repurposed NSA malware for attacks An unidentified group of hackers that are referred to as Shadow Brokers posted several NSA hacking tools online in 2016 and 2017. But a new report rev...
05:48, 05/08/2019

Hackers are actively trying to steal passwords from two widely used VPNs (credit: xxdigipxx) Hackers are actively unleashing attacks that attempt to steal encryption keys, passwords, and other sensitive data from servers ...
14:32, 08/24/2019

Hackers could read non-corporate Outlook.com, Hotmail for six months Enlarge (credit: Getty / Aurich Lawson) Late on Friday, some users of Outlook.com/Hotmail/MSN Mail received an email from Microsoft stating that an ...
17:32, 05/02/2019

Another Florida city gives in to hackers’ demands and pays $460,000 ransom Florida municipalities are proving to be a juicy and lucrative target these days for hackers who’ve been launching cyber attacks on computer sys...
21:32, 06/28/2019

A Flaw in Teleconferencing App Zoom Could Have Let Hackers Access Your Webcam. Here’s How to Fix it A series of security flaws in popular video-conferencing service Zoom left its users vulnerable to spying, denial of service attacks from unauthorized...
20:00, 07/09/2019

Hackers Subvert Security Checks Like the Browser Padlock Recent attacks have shown that cybercriminals have co-opted techniques and tools that people commonly use to distinguish real communications and websi...
13:32, 08/16/2019

Hackers could use self-driving cars to cause mayhem, study warns In their simulations, the researchers discovered the tipping point at which the number of stalled cars totally halts traffic for a large population. I...
21:48, 07/31/2019

How to protect your router and home security cameras from hackers When it comes to digital security, lack of knowledge and complacency can result in serious consequences, including identity theft, financial fraud and...
20:00, 08/14/2019

A City Paid a Hefty Ransom to Hackers. But Its Pains Are Far From Over. Weeks after Lake City, Fla., was hit by a cyberattack, the phones are back on and email is working, but the city has not yet recovered all its files....
12:48, 07/07/2019

Hackers behind dangerous oil and gas intrusions are probing US power grids Enlarge / Power Lines in Page, Arizona (credit: IIP Photo Archive) In a new troubling escalation, hackers behind at least two potentially fatal intr...
18:00, 06/15/2019

Cybersecurity report: Hackers targeting U.S. power grid A group of hackers has targeted the U.S. power grid over the past several months but has so far been unable to trigger any outages or other incidents,...
23:48, 06/14/2019

Huawei Gear Far More Vulnerable to Hackers Than That of Rivals, Report Says Telecommunications gear made by China’s Huawei Technologies is far more likely to contain flaws that could be leveraged by hackers for malicious use t...
09:00, 06/26/2019

Hungry Hackers Use McDonald's App to Steal $1,500 in Fast Food It’s unclear if there is one mysterious Hamburglar hacker or multiple scammers, but for months, users of the Canadian McDonald’s app, “My McD’s,” have...
20:16, 04/29/2019

N4T Investigators: Hackers stealing money from bank accounts TUCSON – Cybercriminals are gaining access to bank accounts and stealing money. A victim from Oro Valley recently had tens of thousands of dollars sto...
10:00, 07/19/2019

How hackers can permanently lock you out of your accounts | Dylan Curran Some hackers use malicious code, but most just hide in plain sight. It can be devastatingly effectiveWhen their computer or social media account is hi...
12:00, 06/09/2019

Hackers breached 3 US antivirus companies, researchers reveal Enlarge / An infographic from Advanced Intelligence showing the hacking group Fxmsp's breach-selling business model. (credit: AdvIntel) In a report ...
16:48, 05/09/2019

Chinese hackers reportedly used NSA malware tools for attacks An unidentified group of hackers referred to as Shadow Brokers posted several NSA hacking tools online in 2016 and 2017. But a new report reveals that...
11:00, 05/09/2019

Hackers take over the London Metropolitan Police's Twitter account Late on Friday night, the Twitter account of London's Metropolitan Police Service began tweeting unusual announcements. "XEON IS THE BEST FIGHTER IN S...
07:48, 07/20/2019

Automakers warm up to friendly hackers at cybersecurity conference At a conference where hackers can try their hand at picking locks and discover cyber vulnerabilities in a makeshift hospital, they can also endeavor t...
15:20, 08/12/2019

Hackers stole cash from 100 Amazon sellers in 'serious' fraud Amazon and its sellers are now believed to be the victim of a substantial fraud campaign. A newly public legal filing obtained by Bloomberg has revea...
23:48, 05/08/2019

Hitting the Books: How legendary hackers wound up working for the CIA Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring ...
18:48, 08/10/2019

Hackers broke into Sprint accounts through Samsung's website Sprint's security team is having a very, very lousy 2019. On top of the earlier Boost Mobile breach, the carrier has revealed that hackers obtai...
07:16, 07/17/2019

Hackers hit global telecoms companies in espionage campaign Hackers broke into the systems of more than a dozen global telecoms companies and took large amounts of personal and corporate data, researchers said....
11:16, 06/25/2019

The Baltimore Sun Punches Back, Telling Trump He’s the Actual Rat Baltimore has something to say about Donald Trump’s racist attacks against the city and one of Maryland’s elected officials, House Oversight Committee...
21:16, 07/28/2019

TSA seizes rocket launcher in Baltimore — for second time this week Military equipment was seized at Baltimore Washington International Airport on Thursday -- the second such seizure in days -- after it was brought bac...
21:48, 08/01/2019

Baltimore Sun Slams President Trump After Attacks: ‘Better to Have a Few Rats Than to Be One’ Following President Donald Trump’s Saturday morning attacks on Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings’s Maryland congressional district, in which...
05:16, 07/29/2019

Cummings addresses Trump impeachment, Baltimore insults Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), speaking in Baltimore on Saturday about the potential impeachment of Donald Trump, said he's "trying to be fair" to the ...
06:48, 08/04/2019

Cyberattack that cost Baltimore $18M a mystery after experts eye NSA link Weeks after Baltimore fell victim to ransomware known as "RobbinHood," government officials and intelligence agencies don't have a clear picture of ex...
13:32, 06/10/2019

Baltimore recovers from ransomware slowly to ensure security BALTIMORE (AP) — An official with Baltimore mayor’s office says the city’s IT team is restoring computer systems slowly to ensure their se...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Pelosi says Trump should ask ‘slumlord’ Jared Kushner about Baltimore “The president — this comes as no surprise — really doesn’t know what he’s talking about,” the House speaker said in response to Trump’s recent attack...
23:48, 08/01/2019

A Crime Writer Tackles the Sinister Side of Baltimore Laura Lippman knows her way around Baltimore. Not only did the crime writer grow up in the city, but she also spent 12 years reporting for the Baltimo...
16:00, 07/18/2019

Nationals to start Austin Voth on Tuesday against Baltimore Washington is chipping away at its rotation situation, but still needs to decide who will start on Wednesday against Baltimore before an important fou...
22:32, 07/14/2019

Yankees vs. Orioles: J.A. Happ will reverse his misfortune in Baltimore Game Over! Had a difficult time keeping my emotions in check the last week as we waved goodbye to “Game of Thrones”, “The Big Bang Theory”, the Mets s...
00:48, 05/21/2019

Gunfight at Baltimore clinic leaves 2 dead, cop injured An armed man demanding methadone at a Baltimore drug clinic was killed in a gun battle that left another man dead and a shot cop among the injured, ac...
21:16, 07/16/2019

Baltimore schools’ mission: Help students cope with trauma BALTIMORE — When she transferred to a new K-8 school two years ago, Tinazsha Johnson was in deep distress. The Baltimore sixth grader was crushed by t...
20:48, 07/31/2019

Kushner-owned apartments in Baltimore are infested with rodents BALTIMORE — Davon Jones doesn’t have to look far to see the irony in President Donald Trump’s tweets that Baltimore is a “rat and rodent-infested mess...
20:48, 07/31/2019

Embattled Baltimore mayor resigns following federal raids Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and offices were raided by federal law enforcement last week amid questions over her financial dealings, ab...
23:32, 05/02/2019

It's so hot that teachers are pleading for fan donations in Baltimore. The district is against it Baltimore's teacher union is calling for fans to be donated to schools amid heatwave, but the district says electrical infrastructure can't ...
02:00, 08/15/2019

Baltimore Symphony locks out its musicians as talks stall BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is locking out its musicians now that contract and salary negotiations have stalled. The Baltimore S...
14:48, 06/17/2019

Baltimore withdraws lawsuit against owner of Preakness track BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore has withdrawn a lawsuit against the owners of the historic city racetrack that hosts the Preakness Stakes, the Triple Crown...
21:00, 06/12/2019

TSA confiscates missile launcher from Baltimore passenger's luggage Transportation Security Administration officers found a missile launcher in a passenger's checked luggage Monday at the Baltimore airport, the agency ...
03:48, 07/30/2019

‘Come to Baltimore’: Congressman extends invitation to Trump despite tweets In a weeklong series of attacks, Trump called the Baltimore district a "rat and rodent infested mess" and complained about Cummings, whose district in...
09:16, 08/04/2019

Baltimore pushes back against Trump while acknowledging problems After U.S. President Donald Trump described Maryland's largest city as "a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess" and a "very dangerous & filthy pla...
18:16, 08/01/2019

Mayor of Baltimore resigns amid book scandal Democratic Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid an ongoing scandal over a no-bid book deal steered to the University of Maryland Medi...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Former Maryland and Delaware linebacker shot to death in Baltimore Former Maryland and Delaware linebacker David Mackall has been identified by Baltimore Police as the victim who was killed in a shooting Wednesday. &...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Multiple shootings in Baltimore leave 2 killed, 6 injured BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Police say two people are dead and six others are injured after several overnight shootings around the city. Police said an...
18:32, 06/22/2019

Cybersecurity experts warn Baltimore over ransomware attacks Cybersecurity experts say Baltimore is playing with fire as a deadline to pay thousands of dollars in ransom to hackers holding several of the city...
06:16, 05/21/2019

FBI, IRS raid on Baltimore mayor prompts calls for resignation U.S. authorities on Thursday executed search warrants at the home and offices of Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, Maryland's Republican governor said o...
05:48, 04/29/2019

Mother’s Day Weekend ‘Cease-Fire’ Begins In Baltimore BALTIMORE (AP) — A 72-hour “Cease-Fire” Mother’s Day weekend is beginning in Baltimore. Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence has set ...
17:48, 05/10/2019

New building phase begins at Baltimore $5B renewal project BALTIMORE (AP) — A $5.5 billion redevelopment effort in Baltimore that’s been touted as one of America’s biggest urban renewal efforts is ...
21:16, 05/13/2019

Baltimore seeks answers for crippling cyberattack linked to NSA Baltimore city officials on Tuesday are looking for help -- and answers -- to explain a cyberattack this month that still is affecting some government...
17:16, 05/28/2019

Security pros divided over NSA’s responsibility for Baltimore hack The National Security Agency came under fire after a report detailed how hackers who locked up Baltimore’s computer networks for the past two weeks re...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Wyden at DEF CON: Mitch McConnell Wants Foreign Hackers to Help Republicans Win Elections Before a crowd of hacking conference goers, Senator Ron Wyden on Friday took aim at Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, accusing him of block...
05:16, 08/10/2019

Microsoft warns 10,000 customers they’re targeted by nation-sponsored hackers Enlarge / United Nations HQ in New York. (credit: Javier Carbajal) Microsoft said on Wednesday that it has notified almost 10,000 customers in the p...
06:32, 07/18/2019

Russian hackers breached two Florida counties in 2016, governor says Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday that Russian hackers breached voter databases in two of the state's counties before the 2016 presidential elect...
04:48, 05/15/2019

Zoom for Mac made it too easy for hackers to access webcams. Here’s what to do [Updated] Enlarge / Artist's impression of wireless hackers in your computer. (credit: TimeStopper / Getty Images) Update 7:23pm ET: As this post was being re...
01:48, 07/10/2019

Hackers breached Bulgaria’s tax agency and leaked the data of 5M people Bulgaria has suffered what has been described as the biggest data leak in its history. The stolen data, which hackers emailed to local media on July 1...
20:16, 07/16/2019

WiFi can be a free-for-all for hackers. Here's how to stop them from taking your data It's easy to hop on Wi-Fi networks while you're out, but you are opening yourself – and your data – up to unknown attacks. Try t...
23:16, 08/12/2019

DHS report warns airplane hackers could affect flight controls U.S. security officials issued a warning Tuesday that small airplanes are also vulnerable to hacking, and the openings might allow criminals to alter ...
07:48, 07/31/2019

Global Telecom Carriers Attacked by Suspected Chinese Hackers Hackers believed to be backed by China’s government have infiltrated the cellular networks of at least 10 global carriers, swiping users’ whereabouts,...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Hackers can alter WhatsApp chats to show fake information Security experts have warned that WhatsApp messages can be altered without the user's knowledge due to a flaw in the messaging app's systems...
15:16, 08/09/2019

Researchers worry that hackers could turn connected cars into roadblocks As carmakers continue to pack their newest models with all manner of “smart” technology, researchers are concerned that connected vehicles...
04:16, 07/31/2019

Protect your online identity now: Fight hackers with these 5 security safeguards Having your identity stolen can be a nightmare, and cleaning up the mess can take months. You can make life difficult for a would-be identity thief by...
21:32, 06/18/2019

New vulnerabilities may let hackers remotely SACK Linux and FreeBSD systems Enlarge (credit: JIP) The Linux and FreeBSD operating systems contain newly discovered vulnerabilities that make it easy for hackers to remotely cra...
22:48, 06/18/2019

Hackers made $32K in 7 weeks by fixing bugs in cryptocurrency projects In the past seven weeks, white hat hackers earned at least $32,150 by fixing security flaws in popular cryptocurrency and blockchain platforms like TR...
18:16, 05/20/2019

Hackers steal 100,000 traveler photos from border patrol database US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials on Monday said that one of its subcontractors had been breached in a “malicious cyberattack,” exposin...
09:48, 06/11/2019

Fancy Bear hackers used IoT devices to hack corporate networks A state-sponsored hacking group from Russia is targeting IoT devices in order to breach corporate networks which are then used to pivot to more high-v...
20:16, 08/06/2019

Hackers can bypass £30 limit on contactless cards, study finds Researchers have discovered that the £30 limit on Visa contactless cards can be bypassed, potentially enabling criminals to empty out victims' ba...
14:16, 07/30/2019

Hackers access data from more than 460,000 accounts at Uniqlo's online store Fast Retailing, the company behind the Uniqlo chain of apparel stores, announced Monday that the data of more than 460,000 customers on its online sho...
10:00, 05/14/2019

Amazon Hit by Extensive Fraud With Hackers Siphoning Seller Funds Amazon was hit by an "extensive" fraud, revealing that unidentified hackers were able to siphon funds from merchant accounts over six months last year...
11:00, 05/09/2019

Hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' financial records: tax agency Hackers have stolen the financial data of millions of Bulgarians from the country's tax agency, the government said on Tuesday, in an attack that one ...
16:16, 07/16/2019

Bulgarian tax agency says hackers stole millions of financial records Hackers have stolen the personal and financial data of millions of Bulgarians by breaking into the tax agency's systems, the government said on Tuesda...
15:00, 07/16/2019

Campaigns Remain Vulnerable as Signs of Russian Hackers Re-Emerge Many 2020 presidential campaigns face challenges in rebuffing cyberattacks despite taking steps to beef up security, an issue brought into fresh focus...
11:32, 06/14/2019

Cyber insurance is worth the hype — if you let hackers write your policy I read Rami Sass’ recent piece here on Podium about how cyber insurance is overhyped. While he raised great questions about the current pricing models...
08:00, 05/09/2019

Korean-speaking hackers add Bluetooth harvester to their tool arsenal Enlarge (credit: ybierling.com) A Korean-speaking hacking group in operation since at least 2016 is expanding its arsenal of hacking tools to includ...
20:48, 05/13/2019

Hackers can hijack your digital photos for ransom, experts warn Hackers and malware and ransomware have for years targeted personal computers and computerized networks, but cybercriminals may soon turn their attent...
03:32, 08/14/2019

These Dummy iOS Lightning Cables Let Hackers Remotely Access Your Devices Hardware hacks might not get as much attention as the latest security breaches, but they can be just as devastating. You’re probably picturing an atta...
03:48, 08/13/2019

Hackers Stole U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Traveler Photos License plate images and photos of individuals who traveled in and out of the United States were taken in a malicious hack impacting U.S. Customs and ...
00:16, 06/11/2019

Why some of the world's top cybersecurity hackers are paid millions to use their powers for good There is a shortfall of cybersecurity workers that could reach as high as 3.5 million unfilled roles by 2021. A start-up called Synack provides crowds...
20:48, 05/18/2019

Could nation-state hackers target your email? Microsoft thinks so Microsoft has shown off the first voting system to make use of its ElectionGuard technology, which is designed to prevent tampering with elections, wh...
15:48, 07/18/2019

Hackers steal traveler photos and license plates from US Customs If you were wondering why it can be risky for governments to collect traveler images en masse on connected systems... well, here's why. US Custo...
00:48, 06/11/2019

Hackers reportedly stole nearly $10M worth of Ripple (XRP) in GateHub hack Another day, another cryptocurrency heist. Hackers have breached over 100 Ripple (XRP) Ledger wallets managed by service provider GateHub. If that was...
12:16, 06/07/2019

Army fights fake news with propagandists and hackers in one unit Cyber and intelligence experts unite to battle disinformation as character of warfare changesComputer hackers and propaganda specialists working in th...
00:48, 08/01/2019

WhatsApp vulnerability allows hackers to install spyware on your phone with one call Facebook shared a security advisory on Monday, May 13th warning WhatsApp users that an “advanced cyber actor” has been spreading spyware t...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Zoom Backtracks, Says It Will Actually Fix Major Flaw That Could Let Hackers Hijack Mac Webcams After initially defending their decision to install insecure local web servers on Mac users’ machines that posed a major security risk and could be hi...
14:48, 07/10/2019

Hackers were told to break into U.S. voting machines. They didn’t have much trouble. In three years since its inception, Def Con’s Voting Village has become a destination not only for hackers but also lawmakers and members of the intel...
19:18, 08/13/2019

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between...
18:32, 06/22/2019

Hackers breach cryptocurrency exchange Bitrue for $4.2M in Ripple and Cardano Another day, and another cryptocurrency exchange hack. Attackers have thieved $4.2 million worth of cryptocurrency from exchange Bitrue. Earlier today...
12:48, 06/27/2019

A rogue Raspberry Pi helped hackers access NASA JPL systems NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) suffers from multiple cybersecurity weaknesses despite the advances it has achieved in space technology, a...
16:16, 06/20/2019

Cybereason: Hackers stole cellphone records in global spy campaign Hackers have been able to steal cellphone records from more than a dozen wireless providers as part of a massive spying program that targeted dozens o...
19:48, 06/25/2019

Bitcoin: $13,868… $9,651…$13,202… What's Next? Pop quiz. Do you know when Bitcoin's daily trading volume hit an all-time high: at the 2017 peak near $20,000 -- or at this year's peak near $14,000? ...
20:00, 07/11/2019

Why bitcoin hit $8,000 again Bitcoin just surged past $8,000 on Tuesday, hitting its highest mark since last July. It tapered off slightly by mid-afternoon, but is still trading a...
06:48, 05/15/2019

Pitching, offense are at a loss as Baltimore’s free fall continues Starter Aaron Brooks fails to produce a spark and offense is AWOL as Orioles fall to Red Sox, 9-1, for their fifth consecutive loss and 10th in 11 gam...
07:00, 08/17/2019

Trump blasts 'con man' Al Sharpton, as feud with Dems over Baltimore heats up After Al Sharpton tweeted Sunday night that he was headed to Baltimore, on his way there to speak out against President Trump’s recent remarks about t...
22:16, 07/29/2019

Baltimore Orioles set MLB record for most home runs allowed in a season Baltimore Orioles set MLB mark with their 259th home run allowed, and there's still more than a month left in the regular season.   &#...
04:16, 08/23/2019

Pelosi defends Baltimore, her childhood home, against Trump's attacks U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday defended Baltimore, the city where she grew up, against repeated verbal attacks by Pres...
11:16, 08/02/2019

Trump compares Baltimore murder rate to war-torn Afghanistan President Trump suggested that Baltimore’s murder rate is higher than that of war-torn Afghanistan during a campaign rally in Ohio on Thursday n...
09:16, 08/02/2019

Ex-Baltimore cop found guilty for beating man captured in viral video A former Baltimore police officer, seen in a viral video beating a man last August, was found guilty on Monday of second-degree assault and official m...
05:32, 06/11/2019

Wells Fargo parent is dismissed from lawsuit by Philadelphia, Baltimore Wells Fargo & Co was dismissed as a defendant in a lawsuit brought by the cities of Philadelphia and Baltimore, which accused large banks of conspirin...
23:48, 06/18/2019

Retired Baltimore police officer pleads guilty to conspiracy BALTIMORE (AP) — A retired Baltimore police sergeant accused of planting a BB gun at the scene of an arrest and telling another officer to lie about t...
22:16, 06/05/2019

Gino Marchetti, Baltimore Colts Defensive Star, Dies at 93 A member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, he had a knack for knowing where a play was going and made one of the most famous tackles in N.F.L. history...
00:16, 05/01/2019

Baltimore PD investigating break-in at Elijah Cummings' home Saturday The Baltimore Police Department is investigating a report of a burglary that reportedly occurred at Rep. Elijah Cummings' home shortly before 4 a.m. E...
14:16, 08/02/2019

Jury to decide fate of Baltimore teen accused of slaying cop Jurors will soon begin deliberations in the felony murder trial of a 17-year-old Baltimore boy being tried as an adult for fatally striking a Maryland...
15:48, 04/30/2019

Baltimore politicians, track owners duel over Pimlico future BALTIMORE (AP) — Aptly nicknamed Old Hilltop, antiquated Pimlico Race Course has finally reached the point where its illustrious past might not be eno...
12:00, 05/14/2019

FBI, IRS agents search Baltimore mayor's homes, City Hall Federal agents raided the homes and offices of Baltimore's embattled mayor on Thursday amid widening probes to determine whether she used sales o...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Reported rape leads Baltimore police to search its own cars BALTIMORE (AP) — Police in Baltimore say a reported rape may have involved a member of the department, so it has pulled 115 patrol cars out of service...
11:32, 06/04/2019

Baltimore ransomware perp pinky-swears he didn’t use NSA exploit Enlarge / Oh, Baltimore. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) Over the past few weeks, a Twitter account that has since been confirmed by research...
04:48, 06/05/2019

Trump doubles down on Baltimore comments, calls Congressman ‘racist’ Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney insisted that Trump’s comments were not racist, but he said he understood why some people could perceive them that...
12:16, 07/29/2019

Johnny Damon echoes Trump: We didn’t really enjoy going to Baltimore Former MLB All-Star Johnny Damon wishes Donald Trump would be more selective with his word choice, but corroborated the president’s sentiment about th...
18:16, 08/02/2019

Cummings defends Baltimore, invites Trump on tour of city House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., invited President Trump to visit his district amid an ongoing controversy in which the pres...
03:16, 08/08/2019

It’s better for our city to have a few rats than be one, Donald Trump | Baltimore Sun editorial board With his recent criticism of Baltimore, Trump is returning to an old standby of choosing the most emotional and bigoted argumentsIn case anyone missed...
20:48, 07/29/2019

Police: Footage shows wrongful arrest of Baltimore passerby Baltimore police have presented body camera footage that they say shows a veteran officer wrongfully chasing down and arresting a pedestrian who criti...
02:00, 06/15/2019

Maryland's GOP governor calls Trump's Baltimore attacks 'outrageous' Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican, on Monday condemned President Donald Trump's recent attacks on Baltimore, calling the commander-in-chief's in...
08:48, 07/30/2019

Official: Baltimore County officer shot, wounded; man killed BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say a Baltimore County police officer has been shot and wounded in an incident at a home that left a man dead. The Baltim...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Maryland racing authority seeks to dismiss Baltimore lawsuit Maryland's horse racing authority moves to dismiss a lawsuit filed by city of Baltimore that seeks to condemn and confiscate the Preakness Stakes...
18:48, 05/08/2019

Baltimore mayor resigns amid ongoing corruption scandal Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid a widening scandal over a lucrative deal she inked with the University of Maryland Med...
01:32, 05/03/2019

Ben Carson visits Baltimore amid uproar over Trump's tweets U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Dr. Ben Carson visited Baltimore on Wednesday, where he defended President Trump’s controversial comments...
22:16, 07/31/2019

Even the Yankees' plane got injured, forcing team to take the bus to Baltimore Adding insult to injury, the Yankees were forced to make a bus trek from the Bronx to Baltimore due to a mechanical problem with their plane.  &...
20:48, 05/20/2019

Secluded Baltimore mayor to make announcement amid scandal BALTIMORE (AP) — The lawyer for Baltimore’s mayor is making an announcement amid growing pressure for the city’s top leader to resign over...
17:48, 05/02/2019

As Baltimore mayor scandal drags on, donors want their money back As Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh's indefinite home leave drags on, donors to her reelection campaign - which has raised more than $1 million - say th...
19:48, 05/01/2019

Baltimore Church Gives Ben Carson the Boot As He Scrambles to Demonstrate What He’s Done for That City Lately Maybe Ben Carson reads The Root, because just one day after Senior Editor Stephen A. Crockett Jr. noted that Donald Trump’s apologist and only black C...
08:48, 08/01/2019

Baltimore mayor quits amid questions over $500,000 book deal Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and offices were raided by federal agents last week as part of an investigation into her financial dealings...
03:16, 05/03/2019

WhatsApp Exploit Allowed Hackers to Snoop, Users Urged to Update App WhatsApp says a vulnerability in the popular communications app let mobile phones be infected with sophisticated spyware with a missed in-app call alo...
10:00, 05/14/2019

These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers Enlarge / Cryptolocker was one of the ransomware pioneers, bringing together file encryption and bitcoin payment. (credit: Christiaan Colen / Flickr) ...
00:32, 05/17/2019

Hackers abuse ASUS cloud service to install backdoor on users’ PCs Enlarge (credit: Jeremy Brooks / Flickr) ASUS' update mechanism has once again been abused to install malware that backdoors PCs, researchers from E...
21:32, 05/16/2019

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign against U.S. amid ongoing tension Tensions spiked this past week after Iran shot down an unmanned U.S. drone -- an incident that nearly led to a U.S. military strike against Iran Thurs...
17:48, 06/22/2019

Brazil President Bolsonaro's cellphones targeted by hackers: Justice Ministry Cellphones used by President Jair Bolsonaro were a target of cyber attacks, the Brazilian Justice Ministry said in a statement on Thursday, after bein...
16:32, 07/25/2019

Security bugs in popular Cisco switch brand allow hackers to take over devices The three vulnerabilities are as bad as it gets in terms of security flaws -- an authentication bypass, a remote code execution, and a command injecti...
01:16, 08/07/2019

Hackers exploit Mozilla Firefox bug reportedly affecting Coinbase users Mozilla has warned hackers are exploiting a critical “zero-day” exploit in its Firefox browser — and cryptocurrency owners are most at-risk, ZDNet rep...
17:32, 06/19/2019

Florida city pays hackers $600,000 in ransom to save computer records The hackers apparently got into the city’s system when an employee clicked on an email link that allowed them to upload malware.   &#...
01:48, 06/20/2019

Hackers hit global telcos in espionage campaign: cyber research firm Hackers have broken into the systems of more than a dozen global telecoms companies and taken large amounts of personal and corporate data, researcher...
10:16, 06/25/2019

Iranian state hackers reload their domains, release off-the-shelf RAT malware Enlarge / Iran's hacking groups are scaling up, hitting Saudi companies and other organizations, according to a Recorded Future report. (credit: Getty...
00:48, 06/27/2019

Hackers steal data from telcos in espionage campaign: cyber firm Hackers broke into the systems of more than a dozen global telecom firms and stole huge amounts of data in a seven-year spying campaign, researchers f...
17:32, 06/25/2019

Software firm may have exposed North Carolina to election hackers in 2016 Voting system security is problematic enough, but one company might have unintentionally laid out a welcome mat for hackers. Politico claims VR Syste...
02:00, 06/06/2019

Hackers turn tables on account hijackers by stealing forum data Online account hijackers received a taste of ironic punishment this week. KrebsOnSecurity has learned that hackers stole the database from the popula...
03:16, 05/20/2019

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown betwee...
05:32, 06/23/2019

Experts: Ransomware hackers count on confusion, panic to bilk victims The decision by a South Florida city last week to pay cyber terrorists $600,000 to retake control of government computers has drawn substantial critic...
11:32, 06/26/2019

US Cyber Command warns of nation-state hackers exploiting Outlook The recent surge in state-backed hacking campaigns isn't dying down any time soon. US Cyber Command has reported that unnamed state actors are m...
09:32, 07/03/2019

Microsoft catches Russian state hackers using IoT devices to breach networks Enlarge / A script used to maintain network persistence. (credit: Microsoft) Hackers working for the Russian government have been using printers, vi...
04:16, 08/06/2019

In systemic breach, hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' financial data Bulgaria's finance minister apologized to the country on Tuesday after admitting hackers had stolen millions of taxpayers' financial data in an attack...
19:32, 07/16/2019

Akamai: Hackers have carried out 12 billion attacks against gaming web sites in 17 months Hackers have targeted the gaming industry by carrying out 12 billion credential stuffing attacks against gaming websites in the 17 months ended March ...
13:00, 06/12/2019

North Korean hackers caught phishing for South Koreans’ cryptocurrency Hackers from North Korea are making headlines again, this time for going after the funds of users of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange UpBit. The h...
13:48, 05/31/2019

HackerOne Reveals Which Security Bugs Are Making Its Army of Hackers the Most Bank As far back as 2015, major companies like Sony and Intel have sought to crowdsource efforts to secure their systems and applications through the San F...
22:32, 06/11/2019

Hackers Strike Another Small Florida City, Demanding Hefty Ransom For the second week in a row, a small Florida city has agreed to pay cyber criminals hundreds of thousands of dollars after a ransomware attack crippl...
00:16, 06/27/2019

Android vulnerability lets hackers hijack your phone with malicious videos If you use a phone running any version of Android between 7.0 and 9.0 (Nougat, Oreo, or Pie), you ought to immediately install the latest security upd...
19:48, 07/24/2019

Cryptocurrency hackers sneak malware into Oracle servers to mine Monero Security researchers have identified yet another cryptocurrency mining malware. This time it’s installing itself on enterprise application servers, an...
14:00, 06/11/2019

Security firm releases flawed blockchain into the wild to help educate hackers Despite their supposed security, there are still many exploitable vulnerabilities that can compromise a blockchain. But one security firm thinks it ca...
16:16, 07/26/2019

Army to train cyber spies to combat hackers and digital propaganda The British Army will adapt to better tackle the threat of cyber warfare, including hackers, digital propaganda and misinformation, the Ministry of De...
11:48, 08/01/2019

Sprint says hackers used Samsung’s website to access customer account data In late June, hackers managed to access an unknown number of Sprint accounts by exploiting a security loophole on Samsung’s “add a line&rd...
06:16, 07/17/2019

Hackers can turn headphones into ‘acoustic weapons,’ cybersecurity expert warns Speakers on your phone, computer and other internet-connected devices could be hacked and used to wreak havoc on your eardrums, warns a new investigat...
03:00, 08/14/2019

These hackers broke into 10 telecoms companies to steal customers' phone records Researchers at Cybereason say a nation-state-backed intelligence operation has compromised at least 10 global telco companies - to such an extent the ...
12:48, 06/25/2019

Bitcoin hit $8,000 again. What's behind the rise Bitcoin just surged past $8,000 on Tuesday, hitting its highest mark since last July. It tapered off slightly by mid-afternoon, but is still trading a...
00:00, 05/16/2019

A Bitcoin Chart You Have to See to Believe Remember what was happening in the markets last December? Forget the "Santa Claus Rally" -- stocks were crashing, and so were cryptocurrencies. Bitcoi...
22:00, 06/27/2019

Bitcoin will soon be worth zero I wrote in my last column that bitcoin is really a bitcon. I’ve been telling you this since the price of this “investment” collapsed from around $20,0...
06:32, 05/21/2019

Before and After: Bitcoin's 19% Move Bitcoin has mostly been out of the spotlight recently. That changed in the early hours of April 2nd. Around 12:30 a.m. ET, Bitcoin began a meteoric mo...
21:48, 05/01/2019

Is There a Big Short in Bitcoin? Hedge funds and other big traders are betting that bitcoin will fall, even as the digital currency has risen above $10,000 on a new wave of crypto-opt...
14:16, 06/25/2019

Google warns Bluetooth Titan security keys can be hijacked by nearby hackers Enlarge (credit: Google) Google is warning that the Bluetooth Low Energy version of the Titan security key it sells for two-factor authentication ca...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Nation-sponsored hackers likely carried out hostile takeover of rival groups’s servers Enlarge If nation-sponsored hacking was baseball, the Russian-speaking group called Turla would not just be a Major League team—it would be a peren...
12:32, 06/20/2019

Hackers actively exploit WordPress plugin flaw to send visitors to bad sites Enlarge / A redirection from a site still running a vulnerable version of the plugin. Hackers have been actively exploiting a recently patched vuln...
01:32, 05/30/2019

Reuters: Chinese hackers used the cloud to steal trade secrets from enterprise customers A report a few days ago revealed that hackers linked with China’s government were stealing data from more than a dozen global telecom companies ...
10:32, 06/28/2019

Hackers linked to China stole private data from wireless telcos around the world For a few years now, high-ranking US intelligence officials warned that Huawei is a security threat for America and its allies. Its networking equipme...
04:00, 06/26/2019

Symantec reveals WhatsApp and Telegram exploit that gives hackers access to your personal media Cybersecurity firm Symantec found an exploit that could allow WhatsApp and Telegram media files to be exposed and manipulated by malicious actors.Read...
14:16, 07/15/2019

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea ...
14:32, 06/20/2019

Hackers Reportedly Break Into SyTech, a Contractor for Russia's Federal Security Service Hackers breached servers at a contractor for Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), SyTech, and stole about 7.5 terabytes of data after gaining acce...
06:00, 07/22/2019

The Zoom bug that could've let hackers spy on video meetings tapped into people's deepest tech fears A big, public reaction to what should have been a minor fix in the Zoom collaboration tool says more about consumers' growing discomfort about th...
21:32, 07/14/2019

Security flaws in a popular smart home hub let hackers unlock front doors When is a smart home not so smart? When it can be hacked. That’s exactly what security researchers Chase Dardaman and Jason Wheeler did with one...
16:16, 07/02/2019

Anonymous comes to town: the hackers who took on high school sexual assault in Ohio – documentary The sleepy rustbelt town of Steubenville, Ohio, was once best known for high school sports and as the birthplace of Dean Martin. But when a teen sexua...
21:32, 05/01/2019

‘Please break things’: Hackers lay siege to voting systems to spot weaknesses in security In three years since its inception, Def Con’s Voting Village has become a destination not only for hackers but also lawmakers and members of the intel...
07:48, 08/13/2019

Hackers stealing cell records from global telcos to ‘spy on high-profile targets’ An ambitious group of suspected state-backed hackers has been burrowing into telecommunications companies in order to spy on high-profile targets acro...
18:00, 06/26/2019

Baltimore Anchorwoman Gets The Boot After Questioning Black Women's Ability to Lead What’s irrefutable is that Catherine Pugh, the embattled former Baltimore mayor who recently resigned after a children’s book scandal destroyed her po...
03:16, 05/08/2019

Baltimore mayor floats idea of boxing matches to reduce gun violence Let’s get ready to rumble? Public boxing matches might be a way to reduce gun violence in Baltimore, the city’s new mayor says. Mayor Bernard “Jack” Y...
22:48, 06/03/2019

TV anchor fired for suggesting Baltimore needs a change from black female mayors A Baltimore TV anchor has been fired after suggesting the city needed a “different kind” of mayor after three black women had held the pos...
17:48, 05/09/2019

Video shows teens on e-scooters beat, rob Baltimore civilian employee Surveillance footage captured in Baltimore shows a civilian employee for the city’s police department being attacked and severely beaten by a gr...
05:48, 07/26/2019

Baltimore struggling with soaring crime, drugs and inept political leaders Juan Grant, who led protests across Baltimore demanding answers after the arrest and in-custody death of his best friend Freddie Gray in 2015, was sho...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid book controversy Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid a growing scandal over the sale of self-published books and her relationships with firms doing b...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene this week in Baltimore With the sex abuse scandal continuing to shake the Roman Catholic church to its core, U.S. bishops are scheduled to meet Tuesday to address the issue....
22:48, 06/09/2019

New Baltimore Police deputy commissioner, wife, robbed at gunpoint, officials say One of the newest top additions to the Baltimore police department was robbed at gunpoint alongside his wife over the weekend, according to officials....
04:32, 07/22/2019

The uncomfortable truth? Baltimore has problems. And Democrats are to blame | Zaid Jilani Trump’s tweets about Baltimore were inflammatory. But the city’s poverty and crime are real, and liberals should shoulder the blameDonald Trump’s ince...
13:48, 08/01/2019

TSA agents in Baltimore find an unusual souvenir from Kuwait: a missile launcher TSA agents are used to finding strange and alarming objects in travelers' luggage, whether it's snakes, switchblades or swords. The latest addition to...
23:48, 07/29/2019

Ben Carson Takes Another Jab at Baltimore, Assumes 'Young Men Sitting on Porches' Are Unemployed As somebody who used to rock a fitted cap almost every time I left my apartment, recently, someone asked me why I had inexplicably stopped....
20:48, 08/03/2019

Trump deflects criticism for Baltimore comments, calls Congressman ‘racist’ Facing accusations of racism for his incendiary tweets, U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at his critics and sought to deflect the criticism by l...
23:48, 07/29/2019

CNN Anchor Gets Emotional on Air Defending Baltimore After Trump's Latest Racist Tweets After Trump called Baltimore a "disgusting rat and rodent infested mess," CNN anchor and Baltimore native Victor Blackwell emotionally defended the ci...
03:16, 07/29/2019

Injury to RGIII is opportunity for Baltimore Ravens rookie Trace McSorley With backup quarterback Robert Griffin III out for weeks with a broken bone in his right hand, the former All-Met from Briar Woods will see plenty of ...
11:48, 07/29/2019

Rep. Elijah Cummings Says He Scared Off Intruder in His Baltimore Home as Trump Jeers ‘Too Bad!’ (WASHINGTON) — Rep. Elijah Cummings says he scared off an intruder at his Baltimore home last weekend, providing details for the first time afte...
02:16, 08/03/2019

Trump tweets 'too bad!' about burglary attempt at Rep. Elijah Cummings' Baltimore home Cummings issued a statement about the incident, which occurred hours before Trump launched a Twitter attack on the House Oversight Committee chairman ...
01:16, 08/03/2019

Baltimore homes ablaze in string of suspicious fires, police investigating A string of suspicious fires — all breaking out in the same area at about the same time early Sunday morning — had authorities in Baltimore, Md., on M...
17:16, 07/29/2019

House Republicans plan yearly retreat in Baltimore despite Trump’s attacks The GOP’s choice of venue could present a difficult situation for Trump. Sitting presidents customarily speak each year at their party’s House retreat...
22:48, 07/29/2019

Lightning strikes Southwest flight traveling from Baltimore to Puerto Rico Federal aviation officials say a Southwest Airlines passenger flight from Baltimore was struck by lightning during journey to San Juan, Puerto Rico. ...
18:00, 07/09/2019

Fate of besieged Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh could be revealed today The lawyer for Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh scheduled a news conference for Thursday as pressure mounted for her resignation.    ...
16:16, 05/02/2019

Delta flight from Atlanta to Baltimore diverts to Raleigh due to possible engine issue A Delta Air Lines flight traveling from Atlanta to Baltimore diverted its course Monday after a possible engine issue.      ...
22:48, 07/09/2019

Rocket launcher found in Baltimore airport checked luggage for second time, TSA says A second rocket launcher was recovered Thursday at Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) Thurgood Marshall Airport.      ...
21:48, 08/01/2019

More than 300 pounds of cocaine worth $10 million seized Port of Baltimore, report In the largest ever cocaine seizure at the Port of Baltimore, more than 300 pounds of cocaine was found hidden inside a shipping container. Veuer&rsqu...
17:48, 06/26/2019

Baltimore residents: Trump's attacks 'denigrate, dehumanize black people' After Donald Trump’s attack on a Baltimore district as ‘disgusting’ and ‘dangerous’ , we asked residents to share their perspectives on the cityPresid...
09:16, 08/01/2019

Ben Carson Takes Another Jab at Baltimore, Assumes ‘Young Men Sitting on Porches’ Are Unemployed As somebody who used to rock a fitted cap almost every time I left my apartment, recently, someone asked me why I had inexplicably stopped....
01:48, 08/05/2019

Cybersecurity experts warn Baltimore to stop 'playing' with ransomware attacks Cybersecurity experts say Baltimore is playing with fire as a deadline to pay thousands of dollars in ransom to hackers holding several of the city's ...
22:00, 05/20/2019

Baltimore H.S. Principal Trying to Teach His Son a Lesson About Police Interactions Gets Verbally Abused by Cop A Baltimore high school principal is speaking out about an incident with a white county cop in which the officer degraded and demeaned him in front of...
17:00, 08/14/2019

| WATCH: Outrage as Trump brands mostly-black Baltimore 'infested mess' US President Donald Trump has been hit with new accusations of racism after he attacked a prominent African-American lawmaker and branded the majority...
07:16, 07/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Wells Fargo parent is dismissed from lawsuit by Philadelphia, Baltimore Wells Fargo & Co was dismissed as a defendant in a lawsuit brought by the cities of Philadelphia and Baltimore, which accused large banks of conspirin...
22:48, 06/18/2019

CNN anchor Victor Blackwell chokes up on air after Trump rips ‘infested’ Baltimore CNN anchor Victor Blackwell got choked up on air Saturday after President Trump ripped Rep. Elijah Cummings and the city, calling it “a disgusting, ra...
02:48, 07/28/2019

Ben Carson blasts Baltimore church's 'animosity' for forcing him to change venue U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson blasted a Baltimore church for making him move to a new venue for his press conference defendi...
18:48, 08/01/2019

If you sold Bitcoin, you're definitely regretting it now Bitcoin prices have been whipsawed during the past few weeks, surging to nearly $14,000 on June 26 before plunging all the way back to about $9,600 on...
23:00, 07/09/2019

Bitcoin: Unadulterated Bullishness In January, EWFF alerted readers to the end of bitcoin's manic surge. In a Special Section that month, we forecasted that a break of the "upward curve...
21:48, 05/01/2019

IRS means business when it comes to bitcoin In my last column, I reported that the IRS is going after people who trade bitcoin and other virtual currencies — and didn’t bother to pay tax on thei...
23:16, 08/08/2019

The Bitcoin Ponzi scam that won't go away This article was produced in partnership with Point, a YouTube channel for investigative journalism. In an industry rife with scams, one cryptocurr...
19:16, 05/23/2019

What the Fork?! Why Bitcoin Really Plunged 15% on Nov. 14 Bitcoin plunged 15% on Nov. 14: news stories did a classic retrofit to "explain" the action. Yet, on Nov. 9, we anticipated Bitcoin's move before it ...
21:48, 05/01/2019

The Serious Money Is Warming to Bitcoin Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is buying the "custody" business of rival Xapo, in a bid to attract big investors such as hedge funds and mutual fund...
13:32, 08/17/2019

Bitcoin is an insult to gambling Dear John: Like you, I believe bitcoin is a total fraud with nothing backing it. And it should be regulated by gambling commissions — not federal secu...
11:48, 06/16/2019

How bitcoin could change the art world British artist David Hockney smashed records last year when his "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" sold at auction in New York for $90 mi...
21:16, 04/28/2019

This Fund Is Riding Bitcoin to Top Bitcoin is booming again. One of the biggest beneficiaries is Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, a fund that provides everyday investors with access to the worl...
16:48, 06/30/2019

Bitcoin ‘anonymization’ is up 300% this year Bitcoiners are using cryptocurrency mixers three times more often than they were nine months ago. Mixed cryptocurrency transactions – or CoinJoins – n...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Antivirus Makers Confirm—and Deny—Getting Breached After Hackers Offer Stolen Data Online Symantec, the maker of Norton Antivirus software, denied on Monday having ever been contacted in connection with reports that three major antivirus co...
20:00, 05/13/2019

President Trump Condemned Baltimore as ‘Disgusting.’ His Administration’s Policies Aren’t Exactly Helping President Donald Trump slammed Baltimore as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess” over the weekend in a series of racist tweets and...
03:16, 08/01/2019

Gino Marchetti, Pro Football Hall of Famer and Baltimore Colts legend, dies at 93 Gino Marchetti was named to a then-record 11 consecutive Pro Bowls and was named the NFL's top defensive end for the league's first 50 years...
21:00, 04/30/2019

Trump tweets video of Elijah Cummings calling Baltimore ‘drug infested’ President Trump on Wednesday tweeted a video clip that shows Rep. Elijah Cummings describing his hometown of Baltimore as a “drug-infested area&...
05:16, 08/01/2019

Four people booted from Baltimore Orioles game after displaying pro-Donald Trump banner In first Baltimore home game since Donald Trump attacked the city, four people escorted from Camden Yards for "Trump 2020" banner at Orioles game. &#...
22:48, 08/02/2019

Baltimore’s Mayor, Catherine Pugh, Resigns Amid Children’s Book Scandal The resignation came days after the City Council proposed amending the charter to make it possible to remove Ms. Pugh and amid a widening scandal invo...
00:32, 05/03/2019

Police Surveillance Request Rubs Baltimore Urban League Chief the Wrong Way Where to draw the line when it comes to helping the cops solve crime is causing some controversy in Baltimore, with the head of the city’s Urban Leagu...
17:00, 08/14/2019

Trump doubles down on Cummings criticism as Dems, Baltimore officials defend 'hero' rep Baltimore officials and national Democratic officeholders fired back at President Trump Saturday after he tweeted criticism of Rep. Elijah Cummings, D...
01:48, 07/28/2019

Trump calls majority black Baltimore district ‘disgusting,’ ‘rodent infested’ Trump's target in a series of early morning tweets was U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings, the Democratic chairman of the House of Representatives Ov...
12:48, 07/28/2019

Feds' crackdown on Baltimore drug trade nets 90 indicted, 51 guns, $1M cash Federal authorities charged 90 defendants related to separate drug conspiracies in Baltimore in the month of July alone as part of an ongoing partners...
07:16, 08/04/2019

Baltimore Ravens' Michael Pierce owns up to poor conditioning after being booted from practice Baltimore Ravens defensive lineman Michael Pierce revealed how he ended up in bad shape which resulted in him being booted from the team’s first pract...
20:48, 06/17/2019

Trump Calls Baltimore ‘Corrupt’ as Black Lawmakers Boycott Jamestown Ceremony African-American legislators from Virginia said they would not attend his speech commemorating the 400th anniversary of representative democracy in Am...
19:16, 07/30/2019

Rep. Elijah Cummings Invites President Trump to Visit ‘Great Community’ of Baltimore (BALTIMORE) — Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings took the high road Saturday, inviting President Donald Trump and other Americans to visit Baltimore ...
03:16, 08/04/2019

Bernie Sanders blasted Baltimore as ‘Third World country’ and ‘disgrace’ in past comments President Trump drew a torrent of criticism from Democrats on Saturday over a series of Twitter messages criticizing U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md.,...
19:48, 07/28/2019

Chris Davis, manager Brandon Hyde scuffle in Baltimore Orioles dugout The Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis had to be restrained from going after manager Brandon Hyde during another drubbing by the New York Yankees. &...
10:16, 08/08/2019

Google bots shut down Baltimore officials’ ransomware-workaround Gmail accounts Enlarge / Oh, Baltimore. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) In the wake of the ransomware attack that has kept city networks and infrastructure ...
18:32, 05/24/2019

Trump seems to make light of reports that Baltimore home owned by Cummings was burglarized A property owned by the Maryland congressman and his wife was broken into hours before the president attacked him on Twitter last weekend, according t...
14:48, 08/02/2019

Trump says Bernie Sanders should also be labeled 'a racist' for calling Baltimore a 'Third World country' President Trump said Monday that 2020 presidential hopeful “crazy” Sen. Bernie Sanders should also be labeled “a racist” for calling Baltimore a “Thir...
22:16, 07/29/2019

Trump claims Baltimore residents 'thanking' him for taking on Cummings, exposing 'corruption' President Trump on Tuesday said the people of Baltimore, specifically in African-American communities, are calling and “thanking” him for exposing the...
16:48, 07/30/2019

Bitcoin sell-off accelerates, breaking below $11,000 A pullback in prices of bitcoin deepened on Thursday, falling over 16% to below $11,000 after jumping to 18-month high of nearly $14,000 earlier this ...
22:32, 06/27/2019

The Cypherpunks Tapping Bitcoin via Ham Radio For a small group of bitcoin enthusiasts, the internet is a vulnerability. They're using satellites, ham radios, and mesh networks to stay current on ...
14:32, 06/27/2019

Made money on bitcoin? IRS wants a bite! The IRS is coming after cryptocurrency traders. And the government isn’t being nice about it. I’m tight on space today, but let me give you a taste of...
23:48, 08/06/2019

Who Expected What When Bitcoin’s “Death” Was Pronounced? Dana Weeks talks to EWI's Currency Analyst Jim Martens, about what it REALLY means when headlines about financial markets turn extreme. Case in point:...
15:32, 05/01/2019

Bitcoin not built to last, despite recent surge Last week we saw bitcoin, the great hope of cryptocurrency, skyrocket to over $13,000. It was in the vicinity of $3,200 as recently as December. Why? ...
05:00, 06/30/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘There are now 18,000 Bitcoin millionaires’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t...
13:32, 08/20/2019

Bitcoin and Gold Are Monuments To Irrationality Investors are turning to both assets amid market uncertainty, but digital currency is a strange idea of a haven and the metal’s track record is patchy...
17:16, 08/09/2019

AT&T just made it possible to pay your phone bill with bitcoin Have some spare bitcoin kicking around? You can put it toward your phone service. AT&T says it has become the first big US wireless carrier to acc...
19:16, 05/23/2019

Bitcoin trades above $11,000, after 10% weekend jump Bitcoin tested 15-month highs on Monday after jumping more than 10% over the weekend, with analysts ascribing the spike to growing optimism over the a...
20:48, 06/24/2019

PSA: Stay away from this ‘Bitcoin Collector’ app – it’s malware Have you come across a new “Bitcoin Collector” program promising up to $45 worth of free cryptocurrency each day? It might sound enticing, but best to...
13:16, 05/27/2019

Is Bitcoin Really in A World of its Own? Why It Matters to Your Portfolio Conventional financial wisdom claims that bitcoin's performance is "not correlated" with that of Blue-Chip stock indexes. This claim is easy enough to...
15:48, 08/07/2019

Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a "digital identity" that could be used to access sites and apps across the internet...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Bitcoin 101: Your essential guide to cryptocurrency Thomson ReutersBitcoin is everywhere. The cryptocurrency is seemingly in the news every day as investors and businesses try to understand the future o...
02:48, 08/05/2019

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Rea...
03:00, 07/05/2019

Report: Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook plans a cryptocurrency-based payment system that it could launch for billions of us...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘A day of consolidation in Bitcoin’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, t...
12:32, 08/17/2019

Binance hacked for over $40M worth of Bitcoin Binance suffered what it’s calling a “large scale security breach” yesterday evening. The hackers were able to transfer 7,000 Bitcoin (over $40 millio...
10:48, 05/08/2019

Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments, report says Facebook's system would use a digital coin like bitcoin but would aim to keep the coin's value stable, averting crypto's wild fluctuati...
16:32, 05/03/2019