What is a blockchain? Hint, it’s not just for Bitcoin.

The blockchain’s current and first killer app is Bitcoin, the secure, anonymous digital currency or cryptocurrency.  Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have gotten a lot of press lately because they are the defacto standard method that Ransomware accepts payment (because it’s secure and anonymous).  Like Bitcoin though, the blockchain has a lot of uses outside of just […]

FBI asking for help with new ransomware

The FBI is asking businesses and software security experts for emergency assistance in its investigation into a pernicious new type of “ransomware” virus used by hackers for extortion. “We need your help!” the Federal Bureau of Investigation said in a confidential “Flash” advisory that was dated March 25 and obtained by Reuters over the weekend. […]