A malware campaign spreading a clipboard hijacker has infected over 300,000 computers, according to Chinese security firm Qihoo 360 Total Security. The campaign has been raging for the past week and has spread a malware which Qihoo researchers have named ClipboardWalletHijacker.
Online crooks promoting fake "giveaways" have tricked people out of 8,148 Ether, currently worth around $4.3 million, according to statistical data compiled in EtherScamDB.
A group of hackers has stolen over $20 million worth of Ethereum from Ethereum-based apps and mining rigs, Chinese cyber-security firm Qihoo 360 Netlab reported today.
The creators of the Taylor cryptocurrency trading app claim that an unidentified hacker has stolen around $1.35 million worth of Ether from the company's wallets.
The operators of the Satori botnet are mass-scanning the Internet for exposed Ethereum mining rigs, according to three sources in the infosec community who've observed the malicious behavior —SANS ISC, Qihoo 360 Netlab, and GreyNoise Intelligence.
A hacker (or group of hackers) has hijacked the DNS servers of MyEtherWallet.com, a web-based Ether wallet service.
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.