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Bitcoin hype pushes hackers to stash their money in lesser-known cryptocurrencies

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

Lesser-known cryptocurrencies like Monero, Dash and ZCash are all the rage in the criminal underground.

North Korean hackers turn focus to cryptocurrency, point-of-sale systems during holiday season

by Chris Bing • 4 weeks ago

RiskIQ and Proofpoint's findings reveal not only newly discovered, highly sophisticated tactics and capabilities held by North Korea's Lazarus Group, but they also highlight the internal divisions within it.

Newly uncovered 'Zealot' malware could double as 2017 buzzword bingo

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

Apache Struts. Eternal Blue. Cryptocurrency. This story has it all.

North Korean hackers are impersonating a cryptocurrency company to target bitcoin fans

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 month ago

The scam is perpetrated using a fake job posting at a cryptocurrency company. If downloaded the document can install a backdoor on the victim's computer, making it prone to more malware that can potentially steal information.

As cryptocurrencies grow, so does the demand to track their users

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

The business of bitcoin surveillance is booming.

Day trader indicted for hacking into brokerages and placing unauthorized trades

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Federal prosecutors say the scheme earned over $700,000 in profit and resulted in over $2 million lost by brokerage firms.

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