A hacker gained access to the GitHub account of the Syscoin cryptocurrency and replaced the official Windows client with a version containing malware. The poisoned Syscoin Windows client contained Arkei Stealer, a malware strain specialized in dumping and stealing passwords and wallet private keys.
A malware campaign spreading a clipboard hijacker has infected over 300,000 computers, according to Chinese security firm Qihoo 360 Total Security. The campaign has been raging for the past week and has spread a malware which Qihoo researchers have named ClipboardWalletHijacker.
At least 5% of all the Monero cryptocurrency currently in circulation has been mined using malware, and about 2% of the total daily hashrate comes from devices infected with cryptocurrency-mining malware.
Online crooks promoting fake "giveaways" have tricked people out of 8,148 Ether, currently worth around $4.3 million, according to statistical data compiled in EtherScamDB.
A group of hackers has stolen over $20 million worth of Ethereum from Ethereum-based apps and mining rigs, Chinese cyber-security firm Qihoo 360 Netlab reported today.
South Korea-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail announced on Sunday a cyber-incident during which an intruder made off with a large amount of ICO tokens stored on the company's servers.
The creators of the Taylor cryptocurrency trading app claim that an unidentified hacker has stolen around $1.35 million worth of Ether from the company's wallets.
An unidentified hacker has mounted several "double spend" attacks on the infrastructure of the Bitcoin Gold cryptocurrency and has managed to amass over $18 million worth of BTG (Bitcoin Gold) coins in the process.
A hacker found a way around a previous patch in the Verge cryptocurrency source code and took advantage of the flaw to monopolize mining operations and create Verge coins (XVG) at a rapid pace.
With the launch of Unicef AU's TheHopepage.org, we may have seen the first good use for CoinHive's in-browser mining. Using an opt-in CoinHive in-browser mining page, Unicef is hoping that users will sacrifice some of their CPU for charities and it looks like it is paying off.
A hacker (or group of hackers) has hijacked the DNS servers of MyEtherWallet.com, a web-based Ether wallet service.
A team of academics has identified an issue with the Zeroicoin protocol scheme, along with two security flaws in libzerocoin, the software library used for building actual cryptocurrencies around protocol.
The CEO of Coinsecure, an India-based cryptocurrency exchange, has accused his CSO of stealing 438 Bitcoin —around $3.3 million at today's exchange rate— from the exchange's main wallet.
An unknown attacker has exploited a bug in the Verge cryptocurrency network code to mine Verge coins at a very rapid pace and generate funds almost out of thin air.
Cryptocurrency mining operations, illegal or not, are becoming a real problem for the higher education sector, where hackers have found plenty of easy to hack systems, but also where students are using university resources to make an extra profit via deliberate cryptocurrency mining.