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Hacker Hijacks ISP Networks to steal $83,000 from Bitcoin Mining pools

Hacker Hijacks ISP Networks to steal $83,000 from Bitcoin Mining pools

Till now, he have heard about “ Bitcoin digital wallet hacked ” or “ Bitcoin website hacked ”, b...
Facebook Takes Down Bitcoin Stealing Botnet that Infected 250,000 Computers

Facebook Takes Down Bitcoin Stealing Botnet that Infected 250,000 Computers

Once again Facebook is on The Hacker News ! This time not for any scam or surveillance, but for ...
Ancient 'STONED' Virus Signatures found in Bitcoin Blockchain

Ancient 'STONED' Virus Signatures found in Bitcoin Blockchain

If you are dealing in cryptocurrency Bitcoin and have Microsoft's Security Essentials (MSE) ...
Silk Road Dealer Plead Guilty For Selling Illegal Drugs for Bitcoins

Silk Road Dealer Plead Guilty For Selling Illegal Drugs for Bitcoins

Last October, the ‘ Silk Road ’ story broke when its owner Ross William Ulbricht , a 29-year-ol...
Android Bitcoin-Mining Malware found on Google Play Store

Android Bitcoin-Mining Malware found on Google Play Store

Google always bound to face trouble over the wide and open nature of its app checking policies o...
Malicious Chrome Extension Hijacks CryptoCurrencies and Wallets

Malicious Chrome Extension Hijacks CryptoCurrencies and Wallets

Although the number of malicious browser extensions has significantly increased in the past yea...
Dumb Ransomware Developer leaves Decryption Keys on Infected Computers

Dumb Ransomware Developer leaves Decryption Keys on Infected Computers

So, How do Hackers compromise a Website? Simply by exploiting the flaws in it, that means they took ...
Android Malware found on Google Play Store mines Cryptocurrencies

Android Malware found on Google Play Store mines Cryptocurrencies

Cyber criminals are more business-minded than you might expect. As the business has moved to gre...
Linux Worm targets Internet-enabled Home appliances to Mine Cryptocurrencies

Linux Worm targets Internet-enabled Home appliances to Mine Cryptocurrencies

Could a perfectly innocent looking device like router, TV set-top box or security cameras can mi...
MtGox Hacker tricks people to install Bitcoin Stealer

MtGox Hacker tricks people to install Bitcoin Stealer

This News will blow everyone’s mind! If you are a bitcoins holder then you might be aware of  Mt...
Satoshi Nakamoto - The Mysterious Bitcoin Creator finally identified in California

Satoshi Nakamoto - The Mysterious Bitcoin Creator finally identified in California

' Satoshi Nakamoto ', the mysterious founder and creator of the biggest digital cryptocu...
Symantec discovered Android Malware Toolkit named Dendroid

Symantec discovered Android Malware Toolkit named Dendroid

Android platform is becoming vulnerable day by day and hackers always try to manipulate android...
Pony Botnet steals $220,000 from multiple Digital Wallets

Pony Botnet steals $220,000 from multiple Digital Wallets

Are you the one of the Digital Currency Holder? PONY is after You.  A Group of cyber crimin...
World’s largest Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox Shuts Down; CEO quits Bitcoin Foundation

World’s largest Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox Shuts Down; CEO quits Bitcoin Foundation

World’s largest Bitcoin exchange Mt. G ox  has shut down its website, withdrawal system, delet...
LINKUP - First Ransomware trojan that modifies DNS settings to mine Bitcoin forcefully

LINKUP - First Ransomware trojan that modifies DNS settings to mine Bitcoin forcefully

Till now we all have heard about the Ransomware malware that encrypts your files or lock down y...
OpenBSD Project survived after $20,000 Donation from Romanian Bitcoin Billionaire

OpenBSD Project survived after $20,000 Donation from Romanian Bitcoin Billionaire

Last year in the month of December the Security-focused Unix-like distribution ' OpenBSD ...
U.S. Judge ordered the largest Ever Forfeiture of 29,655 Bitcoins seized from Silk Road

U.S. Judge ordered the largest Ever Forfeiture of 29,655 Bitcoins seized from Silk Road

In last October, the Feds told they would probably just  liquidate the bitcoins  seized from the...
Cyber criminals targeting another cryptocurrency 'Primecoin' with malicious miners

Cyber criminals targeting another cryptocurrency 'Primecoin' with malicious miners

Like Bitcoin, There are numerous other cryptocurrency similar in nature, including  MasterCoin , Pro...