Attacks aimed at delivering cryptocurrency mining tools on enterprise networks have gone up as much as six times, according to telemetry data collected by IBM's X-Force team between January and August 2017.
LiteBit.eu — a multi-currency exchange based in the Netherlands — has suffered data breaches two months in a row. According to emails sent to affected customers after each event, no Bitcoin or altcoin funds were stolen in any of these two incidents.
Telemetry data collected by Kaspersky Lab shows that in the first nine months of 2017, malware that mines for various types of cryptocurrencies has infected more than 1.65 million endpoints.
Bitcoin price took a huge fall on Friday after Caixin, a Chinese financial magazine, reported that Chinese Central Bank officials are working on rules to ban the trading of Bitcoin and all other cryptocurrencies on Chinese exchanges.
The TrickBot banking trojan has added support for stealing funds stored in Coinbase.com accounts, according to a recent version spotted in a distribution campaign last week.
Dutch security researcher Victor Gevers has discovered 2,893 Bitcoin miners left exposed on the Internet with no passwords on their Telnet port.
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) players looking to get a leg up on the competition by using the vHook cheating app for macOS were also infected with a cryptocurrency miner.
A malware author has created a new cryptocurrency miner that infects Linux devices that use open or default Telnet credentials.
A new malware family detected under the name of CoinMiner is causing users and security firms alike loads of problems, being hard to stop or detect due to the combination of various unique features.
Research published last week reveals that cookies and other data collected by ad trackers on e-commerce sites can be used to de-anonymize Bitcoin transactions.