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 …

Threats Major rise in DDoS attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges in Q4

DDoS attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges, mostly located in the Asia-Pacific region, rose significantly in Q4, even beating the total number …

Information security Cyber criminals laundering £142 bn each year using cryptocurrencies

Cyber criminals across the globe launder up to £142 bn each year from the proceeds of their criminal activities and …

Threats Cryptojacking incidents in the UK rose by 1,200% in last few months

The UK saw cryptojacking attacks rise by 1,200 percent in the past few months, making it among the top five …

Threats Cryptocurrency mining operation that targeted govt websites could be the ‘first of many’, expert...

A recent cryptocurrency mining operation that targeted over 5,000 websites in the UK, including that of the ICO, could be …

Information security Large British enterprises stockpiling Bitcoin to pay off ransomware attackers

Large British enterprises who regularly stockpile cryptocurrency to pay off ransomware hackers now constitute over half of all firms, up …

Threats Powerful Monero mining campaign targets several government websites

A rapidly-expanding operation to mine Monero, a popular cryptocurrency, targeted over 5,000 websites in the UK, forcing government agencies to …

Threats Russian nuclear scientists arrested for using supercomputer to mine cryptocurrency

Several nuclear scientists posted at a nuclear warhead facility in Russia were arrested after authorities discovered that they were trying …

Threats Hackers running malvertising campaign on YouTube to mine cryptocurrency

Security researchers have revealed how hackers are now bombarding YouTube videos with fake antivirus ads and running crypto jacking codes …

News Hacker swindles £290,000 off cryptocurrency firm BlackWallet using malicious code

A suspected hacker stole approximately £290,000 in cryptocurrency from digital wallet provider BlackWallet by injecting a malicious code into the …

News Latest cryptocurrency mining operation to steal Monero traced back to North Korea

Researchers at threat intelligence firm Alien Vault recently stumbled upon a cryptocurrency mining software that mined Monero and sent them …