The Bank of Israel proposes to issue the cryptocurrency once the government approves it.
28-year-old Todd Michael Gori was sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for threatening cyberattacks against a company.
The malware installs a Monero miner and a malicious Chrome extension, which helps it spread to other victims.
Security experts said that they detected a barrage of attacks exploiting the zero-day flaw, with the U.S., Italy, Germany and Egypt being hit the hardest.
The breach impacts Nissan's Canadian customers and may have involved hackers stealing extensive personal information.
Experts believe that the hackers were likely employed by a private company that was contracted by the Chinese military.
The WWE wrestler's private WhatsApp conversations and nude photos were also leaked by hackers just last month.
The hackers allegedly spoofed the website's domain and customers who unknowingly visited the fake site reportedly had their funds stolen.
North Korea said Thursday (20 December) that a US accusation that it was behind a major ransomware attack was a "grave political provocation" and vowed to retaliate.
Despite "password" constantly topping surveys as the riskiest password one could use, men seem to have a strong preference for this unsecure option, a new survey found.
Symantec has warned that user interest, paired with detection by security firms, will "trigger a new arms race between cybercriminals and defenders".
"This case illustrates the Crime-as-a-Service (CaaS) model, as the services were offered to any criminal online," Europol said.
GCHQ says the UK has cyberweapons that can cripple a hostile state. Theresa May will visit Warsaw to work with Poland to counter Russian disinformation.
A new strain of Android malware has the ability to pose as more than 2,200 banks – including Santander and Barclays – in order to steal passwords and empty accounts.
Trump administration vowed that Pyongyang would be held accountable for a May cyberattack that affected 150 countries - but what can it do?