Tags Zcash

Zcash, Chase's cryptocurrency partner, fixes bug that could have allowed 'unlimited' counterfeits

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The bug could have allowed attackers to overwhelm Zcash’s financial ecosystem with falsified currency, perhaps enough to undermine trust in the cryptocurrency altogether.

Telegram zero day used to spread cryptomining malware

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

The zero day is exploitable through the way the app's Windows client manages a Unicode character that reverses the direction of text. A JavaScript file disguised as an image file is used to deploy malware.

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

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

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

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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year 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 • 1 year ago

The business of bitcoin surveillance is booming.

Cryptocurrency company pushes back against Shadow Brokers' latest claims

by Cassandra Stephenson • 2 years ago

The Shadow Brokers announced Tuesday that they will accept Zcash as payment for a monthly subscription service to access leaked NSA files. The group also raised speculation on the cryptocurrency’s ties to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, the Department of Defense, and Israel.

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