カテゴリー: Cyber Security

The Daily: Coinbase Returns to Wyoming, Robinhood Crypto Reaches Iowa and Georgia

The Daily: Coinbase Returns to Wyoming, Robinhood Crypto Reaches Iowa and GeorgiaIn today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief, we cover the return of Coinbase to Wyoming, the expansion of Robinhood Crypto to Iowa and Georgia, a lawsuit against an exchange for failing to give a user his BCH plus a cybersecurity research that finds cryptocurrency exchanges experienced a massive surge of user data leaks. Also Read: […]

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Security Researchers Attack McAfee-Backed Wallet for “Unhackable” Claims

Security Researchers Attack McAfee-Backed Wallet for “Unhackable” ClaimsWith the vast amounts of money going around, it’s no surprise that the greater Bitcoin ecosystem is rife with scams, hacks and cyber attacks of all kinds. Operating in such an environment, cautious users are always mindful of their security and learn to avoid outrageous claims that are sometimes nothing more than just that. A […]

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Cryptojacking Rises as Ransomware Declines, Cyber Security Researchers Find

Cryptojacking Rises as Ransomware Declines, Cyber Security Researchers FindTwo of the leading international cyber security firms, one from Russia and one from the USA, have both published their finds at the end of June showing an increase in the malware threats market share of cryptojacking at the expense of ransomware. Also Read: Police Forces Seize Over €4.5M in Crypto From Darknet LSD Market […]

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Tesla Hit by Hackers Who Used its Systems to Mine Cryptocurrency

Tesla Hit by Hackers Who Used its Systems to Mine CryptocurrencyElon Musk might be able to send his personal Tesla car into space, he might change the way humanity produces and stores energy, and he might even build a colony on Mars one day. However, even this real-life Iron Man apparently can’t escape the reach of crypto mining hackers. Also Read: US Federal Authorities Arrest […]

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Hackers Steal $400k from Users of a Stellar Lumen (XLM) Web Wallet

Hackers Steal $400k from Users of a Stellar Lumen (XLM) Web WalletAnother cryptocurrency service provider has been hacked, costing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of losses to Stellar users this time. DNS hackers have hijacked the Blackwallet server, redirected some of the traffic and made off with 669,920 XLM. Also Read: Japan’s Largest Bank to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange Stellar Wallet Blackwallet Compromised The team behind […]

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New Monero Mining Malware Sends Proceeds to Kim Il Sung University, North Korea

Monero Mining Malware Sends Proceeds to Kim Il Sung University, North KoreaThe code for a new Monero mining bot has been found to direct its ill-gotten gains to a computer server located at the first academic institute ever built in North Korea, Kim Il-sung University. Also Read: US Blames Bitcoin Ransomware Attack Wannacry on North Korea Malware University, North Korea Cyber security solutions developer Alienvault revealed […]

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South Korea Urges 23 Countries, EU, and IMF to Collaborate on Curbing Crypto Trading

The South Korean government has called for financial regulators and central bankers of 23 other countries as well as 12 organizations, including the International Monetary Fund and the European Union, to collaborate on curbing cryptocurrency trading. Also read: Russian Regulators Draft Law to Restrict Crypto Mining, Payments, and Token Sales Other Regulators Urged to Take Action […]

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Opera Browser to Include Built-In Anti-Bitcoin Mining Feature

Opera Browser to Include Built-In Anti-Bitcoin Mining FeatureCryptocurrency mining malware has recently became such a hot issue in the cyber security world that popular internet browser Opera is now starting to offer protection against it right out of the box.  Also read: New Cryptocurrency Mining Bot Is Infesting Facebook Messenger The developers of the Opera browser have announced that the next version of […]

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New Cryptocurrency Mining Bot Is Infesting Facebook Messenger

New Cryptocurrency Mining Bot Is Infesting Facebook MessengerCyber security researchers found a new type of malware spreading across the world via the Facebook Messenger app. This malicious bot is using the many computers it has infected to mine cryptocurrency for its unscrupulous developers at the expense of users. Also read: Starbucks Customer Has His Laptop Hijacked for Cryptocurrency Mining A couple of cyber […]

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US Blames Bitcoin Ransomware Attack Wannacry on North Korea

US Blames Bitcoin Ransomware Attack Wannacry on North KoreaThe US government has announced it now officially considers North Korea to be behind the Wannacry bitcoin ransomware cyber attack which caused billions of dollars in damages earlier this year. Also Read: Thomson Reuters Adds Bitcoin Cash to Eikon Platform Wannacry Writing in the Wall Street Journal, The US President’s Homeland Security Advisor Thomas P. […]

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