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Understanding Bitcoin - the virtual currency of choice for cybercriminals and terrorists

Posted by Andre Correa on Dec 18, '15

Bitcoin is a decentralized, P2P network-based virtual currency that has only grown in popularity and controversy since its creation in 2008.  It is believed that more than 100,000 legitimate businesses accept Bitcoins and 95 percent of all cryptocurrency transactions utilize BTC.

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Topics: DDoS, Fraud, Crimeware, Ransomware, Bitcoin

Password Manager Breach, Phone Scams on the Rise, Hijacked Medical Devices and more | TWIC - June 19, 2015

Posted by Lindsey Havens on Jun 19, '15

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Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).

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Topics: Phishing, The Week in Cybercrime, Vishing, Crimeware, Data Breach, Ransomware, Hacked

New Spear Phishing Protection, IE Patch, Data Breach Containment, and more | TWIC - June 12, 2015

Posted by Lindsey Havens on Jun 12, '15

Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).

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Topics: Phishing, Malware, Vulnerability, The Week in Cybercrime, Crimeware, Data Breach, Hacked, Patch, Arrests

U.S. Gov't Breach, Mac Zero-Day Bug, Dyre Infections Double, and more | TWIC - June 5, 2015

Posted by Lindsey Havens on Jun 5, '15

Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).

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Topics: Phishing, Malware, Vulnerability, The Week in Cybercrime, Crimeware, Data Breach, Hacked

Counterfeit Coupon Business, Healthcare Company Hacked, Bold Phishing Gang and more | TWIC - May 29, 2015

Posted by Lindsey Havens on May 29, '15

Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).

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Topics: Phishing, Vulnerability, The Week in Cybercrime, Crimeware, Data Breach, Hacked

USB Driver Exposes Routers, Healthcare Data Breach, Intelligence Sharing and more | TWIC - May 22, 2015

Posted by Lindsey Havens on May 22, '15

Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).

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Topics: Phishing, Malware, Vulnerability, The Week in Cybercrime, Crimeware, Data Breach, Banking Trojan

New Phishing Campaigns Target Yahoo and Dropbox, Fraudsters Prey on Starbucks Accounts and more | TWIC - May 15, 2015

Posted by Lindsey Havens on May 15, '15

Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).

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Topics: Phishing, Malware, Vulnerability, Adobe, The Week in Cybercrime, Crimeware, Data Breach, Patch

Rombertik Malware, Retail Data Breach Investigation, PoS Vendor Breach and more | TWIC - May 8, 2015

Posted by Lindsey Havens on May 8, '15

Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).

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Topics: Phishing, Malware, Vulnerability, The Week in Cybercrime, Crimeware, Data Breach, POS Attacks, Patch

Malware Hits Energy Sector, Risks for Insurers Rise, iOS Vulnerability and more | TWIC - April 24, 2015

Posted by Lindsey Havens on Apr 24, '15

Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).

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Topics: Malware, Vulnerability, The Week in Cybercrime, Crimeware, Data Breach, Banking Trojan, iOS

Increased Upatre Activity, CoinVault Ransomware, PoS Malware Proliferates and more | TWIC - April 17, 2015

Posted by Lindsey Havens on Apr 17, '15

Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).

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Topics: Malware, The Week in Cybercrime, Crimeware, Vawtrak, POS Attacks, Banking Trojan, Ransomware

   

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