Security researchers from Qihoo 360 Total Security have detected a massive malware campaign spreading a new coinminer, and which appears to have made roughly 500,000 victims in three days alone.
Security researchers have detected a new wave of cryptocurrency-mining malware infecting servers across the web, and this one is using multiple exploits to gain access to vulnerable and unpatched systems to install a Monero miner.
Facebook, Chrome, and cryptocurrency users should be on the lookout for a new malware strain named FacexWorm that infects victims for the purpose of stealing passwords, stealing cryptocurrency funds, running cryptojacking scripts, and spamming Facebook users.
Security researchers have stumbled across a MongoDB database containing the personal details of over 25,000 users who invested in or received Bezop (BEZ) cryptocurrency.
A hacker (or group of hackers) has hijacked the DNS servers of MyEtherWallet.com, a web-based Ether wallet service.
A team of academics has identified an issue with the Zeroicoin protocol scheme, along with two security flaws in libzerocoin, the software library used for building actual cryptocurrencies around protocol.
An unknown attacker has exploited a bug in the Verge cryptocurrency network code to mine Verge coins at a very rapid pace and generate funds almost out of thin air.
Google announced that effective today, the Chrome Web Store review staff would stop accepting new extensions on the Web Store that perform cryptocurrency mining operations.
Cryptocurrency mining operations, illegal or not, are becoming a real problem for the higher education sector, where hackers have found plenty of easy to hack systems, but also where students are using university resources to make an extra profit via deliberate cryptocurrency mining.
Windows Server, Apache Solr, and Redis servers have been targeted this week by cyber-criminals looking to take over unpatched machines and install malware that mines cryptocurrency (known as a coinminer).
Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges on the Internet, said today that hackers and a well-executed phishing campaign are to blame for the Bitcoin sell-offs from yesterday's afternoon.
Security researchers have spotted the first cryptocurrency miner that includes a "kill list" feature that shuts down the processes of other coinminers in an attempt to hog the infected computer's mining power only for itself.
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.
A scan of nearly one million Ethereum smart contracts has identified 34,200 vulnerable contracts that can be exploited to steal Ether, and even freeze or delete assets in contracts the attackers don't own.