Malicious actors replaced the legitimate Windows installer for Syscoin's cryptocurrency earlier this month with a version containing malware, which was available on the company's Github page for several days.
South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail suffered a breach on Sunday that allowed hackers to steal Pundi X (NPXS), NPER (NPER), and Aston (ATX) coins being offered for sale as part of an Initial Coin Offering (ICO).
The number of cyber-attacks on cryptocurrencies have significantly increased both in Russia and Western markets in recent years following the global upsurge in their use.
Cyber-criminals managed to steal US$ 1.2 billion (£900 million) in cryptocurrency in reported and unreported theft since 2017, as some researchers fear new data privacy laws may negatively impact cyber-crime studies.
Another chink has developed in the Apple operating system's usually tough ability to ward off cyber-security issues with a new cryptocurrency miner being discovered that is hitting macOS devices.
Increasing value of cryptocurrency sees hackers look out for mining hardware. Security researchers have discovered a large Satori botnet that is scanning the internet for exposed Ethereum cryptocurrency mining rigs.
The cyber-criminals who last April executed a man-in-the-middle attack on a Amazon DNS server to steal £112,699 in Ethereum cryptocurrency from MyEtherWallet.com pulled off their heist using a newly discovered phishing kit.
Malware spreads across social network. Malware that installs scripts to mine cryptocurrency and steal Facebook credentials has been discovered on the social network, according to security researchers.
The malicious Chrome extension FacexWorm is targeting cryptocurrency trading platforms via Facebook Messenger in order to steal account credentials for Google MyMonero and Coinhive.
Attackers recently distributed a trojanised calculator app that downloads a cryptominer targeting Bitvote (BTV), a forked version of Bitcoin that launched just last January.
A cryptocurrency mining worm written in the same open-source scripting language used for creating Windows hotkeys and using polymorphism is giving conventional threat detection techniques a run for their money.
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An unknown hacker exploited a vulnerability in the Verge cryptocurrency platform which allowed an attacker to mine the coin at nearly 1,560 Verge coins (XVG), or about US$ 78 (£55), per second.
A relatively unknown cryptomining malware dubbed "Rarog" is giving cyber-criminals an affordable way for entry level players to enter the field.
The well-known Apache Struts 2 Jakarta Multipart Parser remote code execution cryptocurrency campaign, is now being used by cyber-criminals to mine Electroneum coin by targeting systems running Windows operating systems.
A cryptocurrency mining gang is using a function normally found in SLocker Android ransomware to add self-protection and persistence to what Trend Micros is calling HiddenMiner.
Hackers more likely to use cryptocurrency mining malware than an exploit kit, report says. Malware campaigns have shifted focus onto Microsoft and cryptocurrency mining rather than using flaws in Adobe Flash and exploit kits.
Security researchers have discovered a new form of cryptocurrency miner that uses fileless malware to install itself on systems. The malware also removes other miners.
Google this week updated its financial services policy, effective June 2018, to prohibit the advertising of cryptocurrencies and related content.
Cryptocurrency miners are seemingly working away under every rock on the internet and there is good reason. It's an almost guaranteed payday with a negligible chance of being discovered.
At a cursory glance, the cryptocurrency landscape looks an awful lot like the old Wild West - lawless, volatile, open; no viable law enforcement in sight. But is there also a more positive side to blockchain technology?
Microsoft says it has discovered and stopped a large attack that attempted to use variants of the Dofoil, or Smoke Loader, trojan to spread a cryptocurrency miner.
With £475 million worth of NEM coins stolen from the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange, Coincheck; and more than 850,000 Bitcoin (valued around £6 billion today) stolen from MT Gox in 2014, cryptocurrencies remain a prime target.
Researchers have discovered a new malware that steals cryptocurrency and other electronic funds by surreptitiously modifying wallet or payment information whenever victims copy it to their devices' clipboards.
Illegal cryptocurrency mining has taken over as the primary money-generating methodology for many cyber-criminals, but even companies attempting to mine digital currency legally are running into some problems.
Researcher discovers coin miner that detects and switches off other miners, security tools or intense CPU processes.
A malvertising campaign uses decoy websites pushing cryptocurrencies and then redirects users to the RIG exploit kit, Malwarebytes Labs said.
Malicious actors can abuse Microsoft Word's Online Video feature to deliver videos that secretly exhaust their viewers' computer processing power in order to mine cryptocurrencies, according to Israeli cyber-security firm Votiro.
One of the biggest cryptomining operations ever discovered is targeting Jenkins CI servers, the most popular open source automation server in use today, causing slower performance and even denial of service attacks.
A malicious campaign that's been exploiting a vulnerability in Oracle's WebLogic application servers in order to install a Monero cryptominer on victims' machines spreads the threat worldwide, across virtually all industry sectors.