News Six arrested for domain-spoofing cryptocurrency exchange & stealing £22 million

Six fraudsters, including five men and a woman, were arrested by the UK’s South West Regional Cyber Crime Unit (SW …

Breach Three steps to protecting crypto holdings against SIM Jacking

Kevin Owocki, Founder at Gitcoin, shares three ways cryptocurrency holders can protect themselves against the growing threat of SIM jacking. …

News Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces rough waters as concerns rise

Facebook, along with 26 other global organisations, has formed a non-profit consortium called the Libra Association that is set to …

News Hackers steal $41 million worth of bitcoin

Hackers stole bitcoin worth $41 million (31 million pounds) from Binance, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, the company …

News Hamas shifts to bitcoin for fundraising

New research shows how the armed wing of Palestinian militant group Hamas is using bitcoin to raise and move money. …

Threats Cryptomining infections outnumbered ransomware by ten times in 2018

Cryptomining operations infected IT networks of ten times as many organisations compared to ransomware infections in 2018 but only 16 …

News Hacker behind €10 million IOTA cryptocurrency theft arrested in Oxford

A hacker suspected of being behind the theft of €10 million in IOTA cryptocurrency from 85 victims since January last …

Information Security How should blockchain be regulated?

At this year’s Blockchain Live trade show in London, something curious happened. The talk on “Crypto currency: the search for …

News Hackers stole $60 million in cryptocurrency from Japanese exchange

Hackers stole about $60 million in cryptocurrency from Japanese cryptocurrency firm Tech Bureau Corp on September 14th. According to government …

Threats Worried about cryptojacking? Here’s what you need to know

Adam Vincent, CEO, ThreatConnect, on the rising threat of cryptojacking and what you can do to protect your business. The …

Threats Cryptocurrency mining impacted 42% of organisations worldwide in H1 2018

Earlier this year, Symantec Threat Intelligence revealed that cryptocurrency mining (cryptojacking, cryptomining) operations rose by 1,200 percent in the UK …

Information Security Taking a social lens to the cryptocurrency community

A new report on cryptocurrencies identifies the strong effect that social media posts have on price volatility. Cryptocurrencies are very much …