By CCN Markets: 19 percent of survey participants have reported that they had experienced hacking attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges while 15 percent of consumers have become victims of crypto fraud, Kaspersky says. An excerpt from the cybersecurity firm’s report read: “Cryptocurrency certainly has its benefits but, as we can see, many consumers are still unaware of what they are due to concerns over security and how the technology works. It is an exciting industry to be involved in but it is one that is built upon trust. It is, therefore, imperative that cryptocurrency businesses do all they can to protect
Russian cybersecurity expert Eugene Kaspersky has said cryptocurrencies can be a success, but only if governments stop trying to control them or alternatively when all countries unite under a single global government. However, the billionaire does not believe Bitcoin will replace the existing financial system despite the currency’s “great” qualities.
‘Government of the Earth’
Speaking to the Dubai-based magazine Arabian Business, Kaspersky opined that cryptocurrencies are ahead of their time. “Cryptocurrencies are a great idea, but the world is not ready for them yet,” said Kaspersky, chief executive officer of IT security company Kaspersky Labs.
Did you know there have been 13 million cryptojacking incidents in 2018? Russian cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab has released data that cryptojacking cases have gone through the roof rising 400% this year alone. Crypto-crime has been one of the most publicized issues in the financial world this year as the popularity of digital currencies has
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Cybercriminals have raked in a total $ 2.3 million by exploiting ICOs via phishing in the second quarter of 2018, a Kaspersky study revealed. The multinational cybersecurity company in its new Spam and Phishing in Q2 2018 report found that online malefactors target crypto investors with fake ICO websites. Most of these sites belong to Ethereum-powered startups that raise
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In a recent speech, Natalya Kaspersky, the co-founder of Kaspersky Labs, made the claim that Bitcoin was a project by American intelligence agencies.
Cruise around the internet long enough, and you’ll come across a wide range of conspiracy theories. Most of them are pretty outlandish, and the people propagating such claims tend to be of the highly eccentric (to put it mildly) type. Every once in a while, however, a theory is pushed by someone who has a great deal of standing. The latest example of this is Natalya Kaspersky claiming that Bitcoin was created by American intelligence agencies.