On July 12, 2019, Tokyo-headquartered cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint promptly suspended its services after noticing an error in the outgoing funds transfer system. the trading platform had lost around 3.5 billion yen (roughly $32 million) as a result of a security breach.
The Peyta ransomware attack that began infecting computers in several countries, including Russia, Ukraine, France, India and the United States on Tuesday and demands $300 ransom was not designed with the intention of restoring the computers at all.
A top cybersecurity firm has claimed that if hackers got into a robot's circuitry, it could be used to kill. The firm IOActive have warned that hacked robots, including some on the market today, could be used to poison humans or pets and even burgle homes.
A CopyCat malware affected over 14 million Android devices last year, rooting eight million of them and earning the hackers behind the attack approximately $1.5 million in fake ad revenues in two months, Israel-based IT security provider Check Point has revealed.