Ransomware payments, blockchain and cryptoexchanges

The murky ecosystem of ransomware payments comes into focus in new research led by Damon McCoy, an assistant professor of computer science and engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. Ransomware attacks encrypt and hold a computer user’s files hostage in exchange for payment. The attacks extort millions of dollars from individuals each month. … Continue reading Ransomware payments, blockchain and cryptoexchanges