News Hackers running sophisticated cryptocurrency mining operation using NSA exploits

Researchers have discovered a new 'multi-staged attack' campaign dubbed Zealot which hackers are running  to mine cryptocurrency by leveraging known …

News Cryptocurrency exchange Youbit declares bankruptcy following massive cyber-attack

Suspected hackers forced Youbit, a leading South Korean cryptocurrency exchange, to declare bankruptcy after their latest attack resulted in the …

News British companies stockpiling Bitcoins to pay off ransomware attackers

Soon after it emerged that North Korean hackers are increasing their efforts to get their hands on valuable Bitcoin, it …

News With an eye on Bitcoin, Lazarus Group targets cryptocurrency firms with spearphishing attacks

Lazarus Group, an infamous North Korean hacker group, has been targeting employees at cryptocurrency firms with spearphishing attacks in order …

News Secret cryptocurrency mining by top streaming sites affected 1bn visitors

Rampant cryptocurrency mining conducted by four popular streaming websites may have impacted as many as one billion website visitors, research …

News Bitfinex targeted by repeated DDoS attacks following Bitcoin surge

Bitfinex, the world's largest cryptocurrency trading platform, announced on Tuesday that it had suffered a major DDoS attack and was …

News North Korean hackers targeting cryptocurrency exchanges following Bitcoin surge

The recent surge in the value of Bitcoin has attracted not only regular cryptocurrency investors, but also a number of …

News NiceHash data breach: Hackers steal more than $62 million in Bitcoin

NiceHash, a popular cryptocurrency marketplace, recently announced that its payment system was compromised, resulting in the loss of Bitcoin wallet …

News Cryptocurrencies suffering meltdown following China’s ban on ICOs

Popular cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Etherium saw steep falls in their values on Monday after China announced a ban on …

News Burger King cashes in on crypto-currency boom with WhopperCoin launch in Russia

Burger King has launched WhopperCoin, a new crypto-currency in Russia that will allow people to buy burgers using digital coins …

News Crypto currency hacks: Hacking the unhackable

-By Tyler Moffitt, Senior Threat Research Analyst at Webroot When asked to name a cryptocurrency you’d likely think of Bitcoin, …

Information securityNews Hacker steals $7.4 million after breaching cryptocurrency trading website

A hacker recently managed to steal $7.4 million in cryptocurrency by hacking into a trading platform's website during an Initial …