Tags Monero

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 • 4 weeks ago

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

Cryptojacking on the rise in poorer countries where ransoms can't be paid

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

A collection of poorer countries in Eastern Europe are the only places in cyberspace where ransomware isn't seen as a top threat.

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.

Hackers find unpatched servers to secretly mine $17,000 in Monero per month

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

"We see that minimal know-how together with very low operating costs and a low risk of getting caught can be sufficient for securing a relatively high outcome," researchers at ESET said.

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