Assisting in Bitcoin Purchases for Ransomware May Be Illegal in the US (

‘White hat’ security consultant, Vinny Troia, had his Coinbase account suspended for breaching US regulations by paying cyber-ransoms, amidst growing concerns that US anti-money laundering legislation needs to be updated for the cryptocurrency era.

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Macransom Bitcoin Ransomware Attacks Apple Users (

Internet security experts are warning of new Mac-targeting viruses available for sale on the darknet.
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Macransom Is Available for Purchase on the Darknet – Leading to Concerns About the Potential for the Virus to Spread Rapidly