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.
A hacker (or group of hackers) has hijacked the DNS servers of MyEtherWallet.com, a web-based Ether wallet service.
The maintainers of the Bitmessage P2P encrypted communications protocol have released a fix after discovering that hackers were using a zero-day in attempts to steal Bitcoin wallet files from users' computers.
A ransomware called MoneroPay has been discovered that takes advantage of the cryptocurrency craze by spreading itself as a wallet for a fake coin called SpriteCoin. While users were installing what they was a new cryptocoin and synching it to the blockchain, secretly behind the scenes MoneroPay was silently encrypting the computer.
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.
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.
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.
The Cerber ransomware has received an update that allows it to collect and steal data from a victim's computer, similar to an infostealer.
An unknown hacker has used a vulnerability in an Ethereum wallet client to steal over 153,000 Ether, worth over $30 million dollars.
From new ransomware and WannaCry imitations to decryption keys being released, ransomware developers continue to keep us busy.. This article will keep you up-to-date on the latest news and developments in ransomware.
This morning a newly registered member posted the master decryption keys for the Wallet Ransomware in the BleepingComputer.com forums. Once these keys were determined to be valid, Avast updated their decryptor to support the .Wallet extension. Victims can now use this decryptor to decrypt their files for free.
Wow! What a brutal week. This week we have 37 ransomware stories, with 10 of them being on May 1st alone. Most of the new ransomware releases continue to be real crap, but together they add up to a wave of garbage that can do some serious harm.
A new variant of the CryptoMix ransomware was discovered that appends the email addresses firstname.lastname@example.org & email@example.com along with the .Wallet extension. This makes it the third ransomware using .wallet, with the first being Dharma and then Sanctions. Unfortunately, the reuse of an extension is only going to confuse victims.