To make it harder to spot a cryptominer process that is utilizing all of the CPU, a new variant has been discovered for Linux that attempts to hide its presence by utilizing a rootkit.
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.
A Trojan pretending to be a macOS cryptocurrency ticker called CoinTicker is installing two backdoors on the macs of unsuspecting users.
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.
An online scammer targeting thousands of victims interested in cryptocurrencies runs a large and diverse business that includes phishing and fraud operations.
A little over a week ago, researcher promised to run a 51% attack on the blockchain of a small cryptocurrency called Einsteinium (EMC2), to show the world how easy the entire process was.
Scammers are creating fake Android cryptocurrency mining apps and promoting them on the Google Store. The kicker is that these apps claim to mine cryptocurrency that can't be mined in the first place.
Cryptocurrency miners are now being distributed by a new campaign pretending to be Adobe Flash Player installers. While this is not new, this particular campaign is going the extra mile to appear legitimate by not only installing a miner, but also updating Flash Player as well.
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.
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.
A research paper published at the start of the month estimates that Coinhive, a service for in-browser cryptocurrency mining, often abused by cyber-criminals, is making around a quarter of a million US dollars per month in mined Monero.
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.