The Standard
Sunday, 3 December 2023

Businesses warned of rise in crypto crime

By Marion Rae
Updated April 21 2022 - 3:31pm, first published 3:29pm
Ransomware attackers are demanding payment in cryptocurrency to help avoid detection.
Ransomware attackers are demanding payment in cryptocurrency to help avoid detection.

Criminal gangs are using digital coins as their currency and cyberattacks as a potent weapon, and Australians are being warned to protect themselves.