Task Force delivers strategic plan to address global ransomware problem

The Ransomware Task Force (RTF) has proposed a sorely needed response to the rising ransomware threat.

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How bitcoin payments unmasked a man who hired a Dark Web contract killer

Bitcoin isn’t anonymous and the Dark Web isn’t as dark as you think.

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Police credit “unlocked” SKY ECC encryption for organized crime bust

Europol claims to have broken SKY ECC’s encryption and SKY ECC denies it has. Who should you believe?

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Pow! Emotet’s down. Is it out?

The world’s most dangerous malware has suffered a serious blow in a coordinated strike by multiple law enforcement agencies.

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Europol: Ransomware remains top threat in IOCTA report

The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation, or Europol, just released its annual Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) report. We highlight their key findings and remind readers how to better protect themselves.

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A week in security (April 29 – May 5)

A roundup of security news from April 29 – May 5, covering Electrum botnet, Wall Street Market takedown, privacy news, and the state of cryptojacking.

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