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Creator of Bitcoin Mining Schemes faces $12 Million for Ponzi Scam

Creator of Bitcoin Mining Schemes faces $12 Million for Ponzi Scam

June 06, 2017Wang Wei
Every time a new topic trends on the Internet, scammers take advantage of it. You must have heard of Bitcoin and how in recent days it ...
Malicious Cryptocurrency Mining tool turns Computers into Zcash Mining Machines

Malicious Cryptocurrency Mining tool turns Computers into Zcash Mining Machines

December 13, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Since its launch over a month ago, new virtual currency Zcash (ZEC) has become a significant way for cybercrooks to make money by infect...
Wanna Mine Bitcoins Faster? Researchers Find New Way to Do it

Wanna Mine Bitcoins Faster? Researchers Find New Way to Do it

February 15, 2016Rakesh Krishnan
A new machine for Bitcoin Mining called " Approximate Hardware " would make Bitcoin mining easier. Bitcoin had gained tre...
Meet The World's First Person Who Hacked His Body to Implant a Bitcoin Payment CHIP

Meet The World's First Person Who Hacked His Body to Implant a Bitcoin Payment CHIP

November 02, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Hackers are now going crazy and trying new ways in Biohacking . Until now, we have seen a hacker who implanted a small NFC chip in h...
Android Bitcoin-Mining Malware found on Google Play Store

Android Bitcoin-Mining Malware found on Google Play Store

April 24, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Google always bound to face trouble over the wide and open nature of its app checking policies on Google Play Store, and despite so many...
Linux Worm targets Internet-enabled Home appliances to Mine Cryptocurrencies

Linux Worm targets Internet-enabled Home appliances to Mine Cryptocurrencies

March 19, 2014Anonymous
Could a perfectly innocent looking device like router, TV set-top box or security cameras can mine Bitcoins? YES! Hackers will not going...
MtGox Hacker tricks people to install Bitcoin Stealer

MtGox Hacker tricks people to install Bitcoin Stealer

March 15, 2014Swati Khandelwal
This News will blow everyone’s mind! If you are a bitcoins holder then you might be aware of  MtGox , Once the World's biggest Bitco...
LINKUP - First Ransomware trojan that modifies DNS settings to mine Bitcoin forcefully

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

February 07, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Till now we all have heard about the Ransomware malware that encrypts your files or lock down your computer and ask for a ransom amount...
Cyber criminals targeting another cryptocurrency 'Primecoin' with malicious miners

Cyber criminals targeting another cryptocurrency 'Primecoin' with malicious miners

January 16, 2014Mohit Kumar
Like Bitcoin, There are numerous other cryptocurrency similar in nature, including  MasterCoin , ProtoShares, Litecoin, Peercoin, BitBar and...
Don't Install Crap ! Bitcoin Mining malware bundled with Potentially Unwanted Programs

Don't Install Crap ! Bitcoin Mining malware bundled with Potentially Unwanted Programs

November 30, 2013Swati Khandelwal
The increasing public attention of Bitcoin did not go unnoticed by Cyber Criminals who have begun unleashing Bitcoin Mining malware. Secu...
Malware that turns computers into Bitcoin miners

Malware that turns computers into Bitcoin miners

April 09, 2013Mohit Kumar
Researchers from Kaspersky Lab have discovered a new spam message campaign being transmitted via Skype contains malware capable of usin...
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