Security researchers have spotted a new strain of malware being deployed online. Named RubyMiner, this malware is a cryptocurrency miner spotted going after outdated web servers.
Unknown hackers have hijacked the DNS server for BlackWallet.co, a web-based wallet application for the Stellar Lumen cryptocurrency (XLM), and has stolen over $400,000 from users' accounts.
A group of hackers has made over a quarter-million dollars worth of Monero by breaking into Oracle WebLogic servers and installing a cryptocurrency miner.
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.
Experts believe that an experienced cybercrime group has created a botnet from compromised Linux servers and is using these systems to mine Monero, a digital currency.
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.
CryptoCurrency exchange Coinbase has stated that they are investigating possible insider trading on the release of Bitcoin cash on their trading platforms.
A malware strain known as Loapi will damage phones if users don't remove it from their devices. Left to its own means, this modular threat will download a Monero cryptocurrency miner that will overheat and overwork the phone's components, which will make the battery bulge, deform the phone's cover, or even worse.
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.
The team behind the Bitcoin Gold (BTG) cryptocurrency have issued a security alert warning all users about a security incident involving the official Windows wallet application offered for download via its official website.
Users lost over $655,000 worth of Verge cryptocurrency this week, but nobody knows who to blame in an incident involving the maintainers of the CoinPouch wallet app and the Verge cryptocurrency.
With both Bitcoin and Ethereum price hitting all-time highs in the past seven days, cyber-criminals have stepped up efforts to search and steal funds stored in these two cryptocurrencies.
Security is a round-the-clock affair. Instead of spending Thanksgiving with family and friends, Las Vegas-based security researcher Troy Mursch was busy all day digging into the code of hundreds of websites to discover the source of a massive cryptojacking campaign that was set in motion today.
In an official statement posted on its website yesterday, Tether, a startup that offers 1-to-1 dollar-backed digital tokens [USDT], said a hacker stole funds worth $30,950,010.