Bitcoin Price Plunges 20% After Hackers Steal $72 Million

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Prices in bitcoin fell over 20% on Tuesday after a security breach at Bitfinex, a Hong Kong-based exchange. Reuters reported that almost 120,000 units of bitcoin, together worth $72 million at the time, had been stolen from online customers. The exchange…

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Can Old Hackers Learn New Tricks? A Pioneering Con Evolves

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Kyle Drosdick is fixing a Segway in a curtained-off section of the Pennsylvania Hotel’s mezzanine level, surrounded by folding tables and Rubbermaid storage bins that overflow with computer cables like a snake charmer’s suitcase. “I can’t get this to work. See?…

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Jeep Hackers Return With New Tricks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A year after Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek disclosed a major security vulnerability that could allow hackers to remotely hijack your Jeep, the infamous auto hackers are at it again. The duo, who now work at Uber, again teamed up with…

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Taking the fight to hackers has become a test of nerve

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Jonathan Luff and Grace Cassy run Cyber London, which hopes that providing mentoring and funding will help Britain to lead the world in cybersecurity From Donald Trump appearing to invite Russia last week to hack Hillary Clinton’s emails to reports yesterday…

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Hackers can access WhatsApp in seconds

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The E-SAFE team launched the Youth Online Safety Campaign with the hashtag, ‘#SafeUpWhatsApp’, informing teens how they can stay safe on social media It takes intruders just 30 seconds to gain access into a smartphone’s instant messaging services such as WhatsApp,…

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