A remote access trojan is targeting Bitcoin investors using spam emails claiming to advertise a new Bitcoin trading bot called Gunbot but instead spreads an Orcus RAT malware that looks to steal Bitcoin and more.
Hackers may have gotten away with £51 million of bitcoin after a cyber-attack hit the cryptocurrency mining platform NiceHash. The attack was highlighted on Twitter and Reddit with users saying they may lose hundreds of dollars.
Since no government or organisation regulates Bitcoin, there is no regulatory body that has access to its transaction history and paper trail which means criminals can use it to receive payment anonymously explains Josh Wardini
Bitcoin Gold issued a critical alert and expanded the recall window for the Windows Wallet installer after a link on its Download page and the file downloads on its Github release page were found to be serving two suspicious files.
Cryptocurrency extraction a bigger draw for hackers now
Mobile devices under increasing attack from malware, including ransomware, which has seen a 122 percent increase in variants as it becomes an increasingly attractive option for criminals.
Richard Howlett offers practical guidance on how to tell a fraudulent scheme from a genuine opportunity and outlines what to do if you were to fall victim to one of the new digital frauds.
Blockchain is known for powering cryptocurrencies, but developers are finding many other innovative uses for crypto-secure transactions, write Adam Palmer and Michael Palage.
With the value of crypto-currencies like bitcoin continuing to climb, cyber-criminals are looking to expand the tricks they use to steal these virtual dollars.
In the wake of the WannaCry ransomware which took out over 60 NHS trusts, SC ponders on where the blame lays.
Hein Alberts looks at how and why Bitcoin is being replaced as the cyber-criminal's crypto-currency of choice by other altcoins.
Malware which targeted IoT devices was doing more than launching DDoS attacks, researchers discovered, but they question how effective it would be.
It appears that AlphaBay, the largest dark web marketplace, has paid an extortionist several payments since August 2016 to protect the identity of its founder.
Researchers have spotted a piece of malware that has somehow gotten hold of genuine Apple code-signing signature.
Blockchain is held in high regard within tech circles. While cryptocurrencies using blockchain are thought of by some as facilitating cyber-crime and tax-dodging, blockchain can be used to achieve the opposite and is now predicted to revolutionise many business processes and democratise money itself.
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