Southeast Asia is the most actively attacked region, accordingly to Cyber Security firm, Group-IB. Their annual Hi-Tech Crime Trends Report 2018 advises: "In just one year, 21 state-sponsored groups were detected in this area, which is more than in the United States and Europe."
A widespread scam pretending to be from Elon Musk and utilizing a stream of hacked Twitter accounts and fake giveaway sites has earned scammers over 28 bitcoins or approximately $180,000 in a single day.
Despite North Korea's isolation from the rest of the world, the country's ruling elite use the internet to escape economic sanctions and to find and tackle new money-making opportunities, legal or not.
SpankChain, an adult industry focused cryptocurrency, had $38,000 USD worth of Ethereum stolen due to a smart contract bug. This caused them to their live cam service offline while they fix bugs and restore the stolen money to their users.
Security researchers have discovered that the MEGA Chrome extension had been compromised to steal login credentials and cryptocurrency keys. Once it was discovered that the extension was replaced with a malicious variant, Google removed the extension from the Chrome Web Store.
Cryptocurrency investment platform Atlas Quantum announced on Sunday a data breach that exposed the personal details of all of its users.
Lazarus Group, the North Korean hackers who hacked Sony Films a few years back, have deployed their first Mac malware ever, according to Russian antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab.
Today, Opera announced that upcoming versions of the Opera browser for PC will be able to utilize the Android cryptocurrency wallet to make payments directly from the desktop.
On Friday, ICO platform KickICO acknowledged a security breach during which an unknown attacker (or attackers) stole over 70 million KICK tokens ($7.7 million at the time of the hack) from the platform's wallets.
Google has updated the Play Store policy page this week to ban apps that mine cryptocurrencies on users' devices. "We don't allow apps that mine cryptocurrency on devices," the newly added policy entry reads.
In what appears to be one gigantic goof, Google removed the official Chrome extension of the Metamask Ethereum wallet from the Chrome Web Store but left a fake one unharmed.
Opera Software announced today the addition of a cryptocurrency wallet app inside the Opera for Android browser, and by doing so, becoming the first browser vendor to provide a cryptocurrency wallet that's built into its browser offering.
A hacker has breached a Hola VPN developer account and has replaced the official Chrome extension with one that redirected users of the MyEtherWallet.com website to a phishing page controlled by the attacker.
In a statement published hours ago, Israeli-based cryptocurrency exchange Bancor fessed up to a security incident following which a hacker made off with roughly $13.5 million worth of cryptocurrency.
The team behind the Trezor multi-cryptocurrency wallet service has discovered a phishing attack against some of its users that took place over the weekend.
While we have covered cryptocurrency clipboard hijackers in the past, most of the previous samples monitored for 400-600 thousand cryptocurrency addresses. This week BleepingComputer noticed a sample of this type of malware that monitors for a over 2.3 million cryptocurrency addresses!
Security researchers have found, on average, five security flaws in each cryptocurrency ICO (Initial Coin Offering) held last year. Only one ICO held in 2017 did not contain any critical flaws.
Ukrainian police announced the arrest of four suspects on accusations of running six fake cryptocurrency exchanges. The four men, aged between 20 and 26, were arrested last week in the city of Dnipro.
Chinese police have arrested 16 employees of a local IT company on charges of hacking after deploying cryptocurrency miners on thousands of computers at Internet cafes in 30 cities.