Cryptocurrency

Hackers hit Seagate NAS devices with cryptomining malware

Hackers hit Seagate NAS devices with cryptomining malware

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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.

Dridex takes aim at Crypto-currency

Dridex takes aim at Crypto-currency

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Despite going quiet for most of 2016, Dridex appears to have spent that time working on itself, making a number of improvement and targeting crypto-currency wallets

Linux malware turns victim's machines into crypto-currency miners

Linux malware turns victim's machines into crypto-currency miners

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Linux.Lady malware exploits flaw in Redis NoSQL to infect servers and turn them into crypto-currency miners working for the attackers.

New device can allegedly clone 15 contactless bank cards a second

New device can allegedly clone 15 contactless bank cards a second

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The Daily Star newspaper is reporting that a new device has surfaced online which has the ability to clone 15 contactless bank cards a second.

EC wants to crack down on virtual currency exchanges

EC wants to crack down on virtual currency exchanges

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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.

Alert: Australian police raid home of alleged bitcoin creator

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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.

How UK crypto-currency businesses can detect money-laundering

How UK crypto-currency businesses can detect money-laundering

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.

Europol creates first dark web training programme

With notable dark web marketplaces, including Darkode, being taken down recently, Europol announced the creation of a unique training course to prepare agents for this covert line of work.

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