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Keep your cryptocurrency stored offline

With the recent hype around digital currencies such as Bitcoin (BTC), maybe you’ve dabbled in the space and bought some yourself. The safest way to store these currencies is offline, on a USB drive or a “paper wallet,” which is a document containing all the information necessary for generating your BTC private keys.

An introduction to blockchain and what it means for data security

Many individuals heard about blockchain technology for the first time in 2017. Although it has many possible applications, it is best known as one of the key technologies underpinning cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, both of which reached all-time trading highs near the end of 2017. Their price surges fueled speculation about blockchain’s potential […]

Beware of cryptocurrency tech support scams

Criminals may pose as cryptocurrency (virtual currency) tech support. Individuals in need of tech support may use online search engines to find technical support companies. Criminals pay to have their fraudulent tech support company’s link show higher in search results hoping victims will choose one of the top links in search results. The fraudulent support […]

What can you do to protect yourself from these viruses and others?

Beware: First ransomware for Android has been discovered!

The first ransomware running on Android devices that encrypts files has been discovered – in contrast to earlier discoveries of heretic software also on the Android platform, which prevents access to files but does not encrypt them. During the last several year, the infamous CryptLocker, which runs on Windows Operating System, has been a prolific […]

Stop, thief! Introducing latest hacker tricks

You could say that computers and the Internet are with us long enough that we could be considered ‘understanding’. When we get an email telling us we won a million dollars or wants our bank details, we say “yeah right”, and dump it to the trash. Then yet how do we still fall into traps? […]

LiteCoin is targeted

A new Trojan Horse was discovered that threatens to steal users money from their virtual LiteCoin wallets. If the newly created media hype around virtual currencies made you think about buying some coins such as long term savings, you may need to think again. A recently discovered malware that targets the digital currency LiteCoin and […]