Security researchers have discovered a new malware strain that is capable of detecting when users copy a cryptocurrency address to the Windows clipboard. The malware works by replacing this address with one owned by its author.
US authorities have filed charges against a Chicago man, and are accusing him of stealing Bitcoin and Litecoin from his employer, which he later used for personal cryptocurrency trading.
US authorities have arrested a Texas man who founded two Bitcoin-related platforms that got hacked. Officials charged the on accusations of lying to Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) officials in the subsequent investigation.
A Ukrainian cybercrime operation has made an estimated $50 million by using Google AdWords to lure users on Bitcoin phishing sites.
The maintainers of the Bitmessage P2P encrypted communications protocol have released a fix after discovering that hackers were using a zero-day in attempts to steal Bitcoin wallet files from users' computers.
Authorities in Russia and Ukraine have arrested suspects this past week on accusations of using work computers to mine Bitcoin.
A study of 150 of the most prominent Dark Web message boards, marketplaces, and illicit services reveals that Litecoin is currently the second most widespread cryptocurrency among cyber-criminals, and not Monero or Ethereum, as most users would have guessed.
The administrators of the Electrum Bitcoin wallet app have released a security update that fixes a vulnerability that existed in the software for almost two years.
Microsoft has stopped supporting Bitcoin as a payment method for Microsoft products, Bleeping Computer has learned.
Cryptocurrency exchange EtherDelta, announced it suffered a security breach in a series of tweets posted online last night. The exchange said it believed hackers managed to take over control over its DNS server and redirected the etherdelta.com domain to a malicious server hosting a copy of their website.
YouBit, a South Korea-based cryptocurrency exchange, has filed for bankruptcy and will shut down later today after getting hacked for the second time this year.
Despite not being the most advanced or stealthy malware downloader on the market right now, the Quant Loader malware dropper is seeing increased activity in recent months.
It was only natural that the Internet's cyber-criminal element would turn its gaze towards the Bitcoin ecosystem after the cryptocurrency's price has surged from $11,000 on Monday to almost $17,500 earlier today.
In a statement published on social media, NiceHash, a crypto-mining marketplace, said hackers breached its site and stole all the Bitcoin from its main wallet.
Almost three out of four Bitcoin exchanges and related cryptocurrency sites have suffered a DDoS attack in the third quarter of 2017, said DDoS mitigation firm Imperva Incapsula in a report released yesterday afternoon.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken action against the fourth Initial Coin Offering (ICO) in the past four months, effectively signaling the end of an era on the cryptocurrency market where shady ICOs have dominated this year's news cycle.
A federal judge in California has ruled today that US-based cryptocurrency exchange portal Coinbase must hand over details of over 14,000 users to the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
The vast majority of Android mobile apps available on the official Google Play Store that are meant for the management of cryptocurrencies are vulnerable to the most common and well-known vulnerabilities, according to a report published today by Swiss cyber-security firm High-Tech Bridge.