Bitcoin on the rise, while cryptocurrency security remains flimsy

On December 1, 2020, the Bitcoin has set a new record high of $19,906. But the cryptocurrency market is not all roses. These new means of payment were created to protect the anonymity of the deals. But in reality, they are not always safe. Cryptocurrency exchanges get hacked, and the holders of the funds get scammed on the regular basis. And of course, the anonymity of cryptocurrencies is getting abused by the dealers of illegal goods on the dark web. 

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Pandemic in every way: alarming surge in cybercrime

The new coronavirus pandemic has brought a lot of unfortunate changes to our lives, including the spike in cybercrime. The feelings of uncertainty and anxiety made people more vulnerable to social engineering attacks, especially phishing. As the result, lots of financial and sensitive data was compromised.

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Signs that you’ve been hacked and ways to avoid it

Recent large-scale attacks on millions of websites show how important it is to continuously implement protective measures, such as security patch updates. We’ve also put together some more recommendations on incident prevention and recovery both for businesses and individual users.

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Breach Report awaits you at the Digital Transformation EXPO

Breach Report, as a dedicated cyber security service with one of the largest databases of breached account and private data leaks states its mission to make the Internet a safer place. We are actively involved in informing the industry and private sector about the benefits of the Dark Web Monitoring service and prevention of data leakage.

We look forward to seeing everyone at the Digital Transformation EXPO on September 29-October 1, 2020, where Breach Report will take part as a Media Partner.

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Hackers don’t take vacations: top 10 summer data breaches

The number of web apps offered online grows every year and their user base tends to increase as well. So it’s no wonder that cybercriminals are frequently targeting them. According to the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report 2020, “attacks on web apps were a part of 43% of breaches, more than double the results from last year.

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Hackers go rogue: chain of attacks on tech giants

Data leaks can be very dangerous. Compromised records may allow cybercriminals to steal valuable assets such as intellectual property, financial resources, or extort multi-million ransom. Unfortunately, the last couple of weeks were eventful in terms of resonant cyberattacks. Several IT giants suffered serious data breaches.

 

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