Qarnot, a heater manufacturing company based out of France, may have come up with one of the most innovative uses of cryptocurrency. That is to take the heat generated by mining cryptocoins and use it to heat your home.
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.
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.
A hacker has returned over $26,2 million worth of Ethereum to Coindash, the company it obtained the funds from in July 2017.
Online scammers have made over $5,000 worth of Ethereum in one night alone, showing how gullible some cryptocurrency users can be.
A hacker has tricked Experty ICO participants into sending Ethereum funds to the wrong wallet address. He was able to do this by sending emails with a fake pre-ICO sale announcement to Experty users who signed up for notifications.
A new variant of the Satori botnet has sprung back to life, and this one is hacking into Claymore mining rigs and replacing the device owner's mining credentials with the attacker's own.
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.
A new variant of the HC7 Ransomware is in the wild that encrypts a victim's files and appends the .PLANETARY extension to the filename. What makes this particular ransomware variant unique is that it may be the first one that accepts Ethereum as a ransom payment.
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.
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.
On Monday, November 6, an unknown user triggered a bug in the source code of the Parity Ethereum wallet that has permanently locked funds inside users' accounts.
A threat actor is mass-scanning the Internet for Ethereum mining equipment running ethOS that is still using the operating system's default SSH credentials. The attacker is using these creds to gain access to the mining rig and replace the owner's Ethereum wallet address with his own.
A Ethereum phishing scam netted attackers over $15,000 in just two hours. This was done by creating a site pretended to be a popular online Ethereum wallet site and using it steal people's wallets..
Hackers disrupted the Etherparty ICO (Initial Coin Offering) after they hijacked the platform's website on Sunday and displayed their own Ethereum address, tricking some ICO participants into sending funds to the wrong wallets.
An unidentified hacker (or hackers) has taken control of the Enigma Project website, Slack channel, and mailing list, and tricked users into sending funds to a wrong Ethereum account.
Veritaseum has confirmed today that a hacker stole $8.4 million from the platform's ICO on Sunday, July 23. This is the second ICO hack in the last week and the fourth hack of an Ethereum platform this month.
An unknown hacker has used a vulnerability in an Ethereum wallet client to steal over 153,000 Ether, worth over $30 million dollars.