July 28, 2020, 5:40PM EDT
• 4 min read
A trend of hackers demanding privacy-focused cryptocurrencies as payment may be forming
- In the past month, an Australian drink manufacturer and Telecom Argentina S.A have both been victims to ransomware attacks that demanded Monero.
- These ransoms of demanding Monero may be one-off events, or it is the beginning of a new trend of illicit actors demanding cryptocurrencies that are private by default.