Malware

This Malware Has a Worrying Trick to Mine Monero on Cloud Servers

A recently observed form of malware uses a concerning new trick to avoid detection and mine cryptocurrency on cloud servers.
Cryptopia hack

Report: New Zealand Cryptopia Exchange Hack Continues

Two weeks after it first reported a hack, New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia is still compromised by cyber criminals, according to a blog
Ethereum Classic hacker

Ethereum Classic Hacker Stole 54,200 ETC from Crypto Exchange Gate.io

Cryptocurrency exchange Gate.io confirmed that it had lost about $220,000 worth of Ethereum Classic coins – about 40,000 ETC – during the ongoing ...
Bitcoin ransom

Bitcoin Ransom: 9/11 Papers Hacker Group Banned from Steemit Platform

Steem is an open-source blockchain platform for publishing content. It works like a mixture of Reddit and Blogger, with incentivization in the form of ...
Ethereum scam fork

Two Alleged Ethereum ‘Scam Forks’ Appropriating Users’ Private Keys, Report Finds

Altcoins Ethereum Nowa (ETN) and Ethereum Classic Vision (ETCV) are reportedly appropriating the private keys of users trying to redeem their allegedly ...
crypto stealing sim swapper guilty

Crypto-Stealing SIM Swapper Pleads Guilty, Gets 10 Years in Prison

Joel Ortiz, a college student who allegedly stole cryptocurrency worth over $5 million, has pleaded guilty and accepted a 10-year prison sentence.
Hackers group

Two Groups Responsible for 60% of All Crypto Exchange Hacks: Report

Two groups alone are responsible for a majority of hacks at cryptocurrency exchanges to date, new research suggests. Chainalysis, a blockchain analysis
Bitcoin scam Youtube

‘Free Bitcoin’ Scam Propagated on YouTube Steals Crypto via Clipboard Hijacking

The Qulab information-stealing and clipboard hijacker trojan is being propagated on YouTube via fraudulent videos about an allegedly free bitcoin (BTC)
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