Last Tuesday, Iran’s new telecom minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said that Twitter has officially expressed their willingness to talk with Iran on unblocking the microblogging site in the country. Iran's Supreme Council of Cyberspace has previously blocked the social media giant, along with Facebook, over violent protests against President...

Trend Micro researchers have reported that cyber criminals are now hijacking Windows PCs with a fileless malware that forces the computer to mine cryptocurrency. The ‘CoinMiner’ malware exploits the EternalBlue flaw used by WannaCry and NotPetya. Microsoft has already released a patch for the vulnerability last March, but for computers that...

It was reported last Tuesday that ten major companies will be joining IBM in exploring the potential of blockchain technology for improving safety and tracking food supply chains. The companies that will be participating are Nestle, Unilever, Dole, McCormick, Walmart, Tyson Foods, Kroger Co., Golden State Foods, Driscoll’s Inc. and...

Last week, around 33,500 extortion emails asking for payment in Bitcoin were sent out to targets including a security researchers and a French company.      Roland Dela Paz, the Forcepoint researcher who identified one of the schemes used in the campaign, said that the attempts looked fake. The email threatened to...

Earlier this week, the website, Slack channel, and mailing list of the Enigma Project was breached during the company’s initial coin offering. No individual or group has yet been identified to be responsible for the attack. The hacker was able to send an email to Enigma’s subscribers which included a compromised...