CookieMiner Malware Tries to Hack Mac Users’ Cryptocurrency Exchange Accounts, Report
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CookieMiner Malware Tries to Hack Mac Users’ Cryptocurrency Exchange Accounts, Report

btcethereumadmin - February 1, 2019

The malware seeks to bypass multi-factor authentication by stealing a range of data, says Palo Alto Networks. A new form of malware steals cookies from cryptocurrency exchanges…

Research Reveals $1.7 Billion Obtained via Crypto Thefts and Scams in 2018
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Research Reveals $1.7 Billion Obtained via Crypto Thefts and Scams in 2018

btcethereumadmin - January 30, 2019

About $1.7 billion in cryptocurrency was obtained via illicit means in 2018, according to a newly published report. About $1.7 billion in cryptocurrency had been obtained via…

Hodler’s Digest, Jan. 14–20: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week
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Hodler’s Digest, Jan. 14–20: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

btcethereumadmin - January 20, 2019

Bakkt has announced their first acquisition, and a New Zealand crypto exchange has been hacked. Top Stories This Week Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork Delayed Until February After…

Linux-Targeting Cryptojacking Malware Disables Cloud-Based Security Measures: Report
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Linux-Targeting Cryptojacking Malware Disables Cloud-Based Security Measures: Report

btcethereumadmin - January 18, 2019

A new cryptojacking malware reportedly has the ability to disable cloud-based security measures to avoid detection on Linux-based servers. A new cryptojacking malware has the ability to…

Windows Torrent File Malware Can Swap Out Crypto Addresses, Researcher Warns
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Windows Torrent File Malware Can Swap Out Crypto Addresses, Researcher Warns

btcethereumadmin - January 15, 2019

Latest crypto-related malware hides in a movie file on The Pirate Bay and targets specifically Windows PCs, Bleeping Computer reports. New malware posing as a movie file…

Despite Bear Market, Crypto Mining Malware Tops Threat Index for 13th Month Running
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Despite Bear Market, Crypto Mining Malware Tops Threat Index for 13th Month Running

btcethereumadmin - January 14, 2019

Three strains of crypto mining malware have topped the latest Global Threat Index from Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point. Three strains of crypto mining malware have topped…

Research Suggests Russian-Based Hackers Behind Ryuk Ransomware’s $2.5 Million Gains
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Research Suggests Russian-Based Hackers Behind Ryuk Ransomware’s $2.5 Million Gains

btcethereumadmin - January 14, 2019

Researchers argue that the ransomware attacks thought to have earned hackers $3.7 million in BTC likely came from Russian cybercriminals. A recent spate of ransomware attacks estimated…

Crypto Mining Malware Has Netted Nearly 5% of All Monero, Says Research
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Crypto Mining Malware Has Netted Nearly 5% of All Monero, Says Research

btcethereumadmin - January 10, 2019

Monero (XMR) is by far the most popular cryptocurrency among criminals deploying mining malware, according to a new study. Two researchers, Sergio Pastrana and Guillermo Suarez-Tangil, from…

Report: Critical Vulnerabilities Leaking User Data Found on DX.Exchange, Patched Later
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Report: Critical Vulnerabilities Leaking User Data Found on DX.Exchange, Patched Later

btcethereumadmin - January 10, 2019

Estonia-based cryptocurrency and tokenized stock exchange DX.Exchange has reportedly patched a critical vulnerability that leaked sensitive user data. Estonia-based cryptocurrency and tokenized stock exchange DX.Exchange has reportedly…

Malware Study Claims Criminals Mined 4.4 Percent of Monero, Less Than Previously Thought
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Blockchain
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Malware Study Claims Criminals Mined 4.4 Percent of Monero, Less Than Previously Thought

btcethereumadmin - January 10, 2019

Previous estimates had put the mining malware figure at around 5 percent, but authors of the latest study claim their calculations are more reliable. Cryptocurrency mining malware…