Crypto-currency mining malware is back, driven in part by the growing popularity of alternatives to Bitcoin that are easier to mine and the increasing power of GPUs.
A dubious offering by a dubious group calling themselves The Shadow Brokers has been at least partly legitimised by disclosures from Snowden's 2013 leak
The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at UAE's VPN ban; Hidden malvertising; Bank voice recognition; US drops SMS -2F; Bitcoins stolen.
Phishing attacks lead to rogue "bulletproof" hosting firm which has a history of hosting malware and other illegal content, researchers claim.
Project Bletchley has been introduced by Microsoft and will use blockchain to secure financial transaction history and protect against fraud
One in five medium to-large businesses in the UK don't have a plan of action in place in case of a ransomware attack. Almost half (48 percent) of British businesses are failing to back up their company data at least once a day.
Speaking at EuroCACS 2016 in Dublin, ISACA's Dr Ron Hale described how crypto-ledgers could disrupt many established industries.
The first known OS X ransomware has been spotted on OS X torrent client Transmission.
Crypto ransomware CTB-Locker has been pushed onto users once again. A new variant of the malware now targets websites instead of Windows.
When malware goes to war: South California hospital unable to relax in the face of US$3.6 million (£2.4 million) demand from attackers
Crypto-currencies like Bitcoin may not be as anonymous as they once were as the European Commision announces its intention to regulate the virtual currency exchanges that, the Commission says, aid terrorist financing.
The mysterious founder of bitcoin may have been unmasked following a tip-off from a security researcher and an investigation by two separate media outlets.
The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at compromised Cert.D, Russians in largest breach, vulnerable home automation, Bitcoin bounty on DDoS, CryptoWall 4.0 deliverd via Nuke EK.
CryptoCoinNews and Hacked offer bounty of five bitcoins to catch blackmailer who is holding them to ransom with DDoS threat
The EU is looking to crack down on anonymous currency exchanges that could be used by terrorist.
Security researchers at Bleeping Computer and Emisoft have declared the short-lived ransomware, which threatened to reveal private files, dead.
After the release of the bigger, badder version of Cryptowall, Romanian security company Bitdefender has come out with a vaccine
Kaspersky and Dutch police have shut down these two strains of ransomware in a joint effort, arresting the authors and seizing the decryption keys.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that Bitcoin transactions are not subject to value-added tax (VAT).
Australian businesses are turning away from bitcoin since Australian banks made the move last month to close 13 of the country's 17 bitcoin exchanges' accounts.
Ransomware is an attack unlike any other. Chances are you know about it pretty quickly after you've been infected but there is little you can do once you've been hit if you aren't prepared. Tom Reeve reports
After conducting tests in London, Barclays will let people begin to make charitable contributions using Bitcoin.
Police in Japan will re-arrest the CEO of the collapsed Bitcoin exchange MtGox on theft allegations.
Paul Stokes explains how a recent proposal by the UK government to regulate digital currencies presents a huge opportunity for the UK to become a leader in the area.
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