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19/10/20 13:27 by Olivia Brooke
Malware scam tricks user into sending $79,480 worth of Bitcoin
Crypto scams have been at the forefront of the cryptocurrency scene for the longest time and this year was not an exception. Back in 2017, after the major Bitcoin sell-off that preceded the new year,... Read More
27/08/20 15:42 by Brenda Ngari
FBI Arrests Russian Who Offered $1M In Bitcoin To A Man To Install Malware On Nevada Company’s Computer Network
The US Justice Department says FBI agents have arrested a Russian national, Egor Igorevich Kriuchkov, who offered to pay an employee at a company in Nevada $1 million in bitcoin for installing malwar... Read More
26/08/20 14:56 by Bernice Nyambura
Notorious Hacker Group Lazarus Is Targeting The Cryptocurrency Industry Via LinkedIn – Warns Security Firm
Blockchain and cryptocurrency professionals on LinkedIn are under a new phishing threat that’s targeting them disguised as crypto-related job offers advertised on the platform.
A new report by F... Read More
16/07/20 22:00 by Tony Spilotro
The Most Common Bitcoin Scams And How To Avoid Them
Yesterday, high-profile Twitter celebrities and other influential accounts were hacked to promote a Bitcoin scam.
The scam isn’t uncommon and is just one of many that involve cryptocurrency in s... Read More
01/07/20 04:00 by Cole Petersen
University of California Falls Prey to $1.15M Crypto Ransom Scam
It’s no secret that the crypto industry is rife with scams, hacks, and other nefarious activities, with the decentralized and private nature of many digital assets being conducive to these types of ... Read More
25/06/20 18:00 by Tony Spilotro
Meet The Malware That Uses Bitcoin’s Blockchain To Update Its Army of Bots
An advanced malware is utilizing messages hidden within Bitcoin‘s blockchain transactions. These messages send signals to a botnet army ready to attack at command.
How exactly is this malware us... Read More
07/06/20 21:50 by Guest Author
Proofpoint: Helping you protect your Crypto from online threats
Proofpoint is a cybersecurity company that helps brands and individuals protect themselves against malicious attackers. To date, the company works with more than half of the businesses listed on the ... Read More
16/12/19 18:00 by JP Buntinx
Kaspersky Confirms Ransomware Attacks on Municipal Institutions Increased by 60%
New findings by research firm Kaspersky paint a worrisome outlook. Dozens of municipal institutions have dealt with ransomware attacks throughout 2019.
The rise of malware and ransomware attacks has ... Read More
13/12/19 03:00 by JP Buntinx
Maze Ransomware Affects the City of Pensacola, FL
Ransomware remains one of the biggest threats to internet users today. The city of Pensacola in Florida is currently dealing with the Maze malware strain.
There has not been a shortage of malware and... Read More
10/12/19 23:24 by davitbabayan
Kraken: Keepkey Crypto Hardware Wallet Has an Alarming Flaw
Crypto practitioners who depend on Keepkey hardware wallets to store their coins ought to take a pledge of not discussing it in public.
Kraken Warns Crypto Users
The warning appears on Kraken’s... Read More
05/12/19 01:00 by JP Buntinx
Fake Crypto Platform Distributes North Korean MacOS Trojan
It has been a while since a new strain of malware was linked to cryptocurrencies. In the case of this particular Trojan, it was hosted on a fake cryptocurrency trading platform.
The Trojan was origin... Read More
04/12/19 10:16 by Ali Raza
Hackers are Stealing Crypto Using Clipper Malware
Hackers can steal crypto payments by using a relatively new malware that replaces the receiving address between copying and pasting.
Don’t CTRL+C CTRL +V
According to a report from February of ... Read More