Tag: Kaspersky

Blockchain Enabled ‘Bounty Hunters’ Set to Become the Future of Cybersecurity

The current state of the so-called ’Threat Intelligence’ industry is fundamentally broken. When looking at just cryptocurrency alone, we have seen numerous examples of successful attacks. These have ranged from the collapse of the DAO to recent scandals such as the Blackwallet hack and NiceHash digital heist, which represented losses of $400k and $63million, respectively. Disclosure: This is a Sponsored Article On top of the immediate financial losses suffered by …
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Russian Government Arrests Executive of Kaspersky Cybersecurity Firm

In December of 2016, local publication Kommersant revealed that leading cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab’s Head of the Computer Incidents Investigation Team Ruslan Stoyanov was arrested alongside Sergei Mikhailov, senior intelligence officer of Russia’s national security service (FSB). Upon the release of the report of Kommersant, Kaspersky Lab confirmed with the Associated Press in regards to the incident and published an official statement on the matter. Kaspersky Lab emphasized that the …
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“No More Ransom” Initiative Wants To End Ransomware

The fight against ransomware is in full effect, as some of the biggest players in the industry are teaming up. A new collaboration between Intel, Kaspersky, and Europol, seeks to shut down down ransomware once and for all. For the time being, it remains to be seen how they will achieve this, although there are some things they can do to bring this cyber threat to a halt. Bringing Down …
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Revamped xDedic Darknet Marketplace Now Has A Membership Fee

Darknet markets come and go at regular intervals, but xDedic is one of the few who came back with some bang. After going down quite some time ago, no one expected xDedic to come back. Lo and behold, the marketplace is accessible once again, assuming users want to pay a US$50 enrollment. xDedic Has Come Back From The Dead Users of the xDedic darknet marketplace were quite surprised when the …
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