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New Malware Combines Ransomware, Coin Mining and Botnet Features in One

New Malware Combines Ransomware, Coin Mining and Botnet Features in One

September 19, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Windows and Linux users need to beware, as an all-in-one, destructive malware strain has been discovered in the wild that features multipl...
Suspected 'Big Bitcoin Heist' Mastermind Fled to Sweden On Icelandic PM's Plane

Suspected 'Big Bitcoin Heist' Mastermind Fled to Sweden On Icelandic PM's Plane

April 18, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Remember the " Big bitcoin heist " we reported last month when a group of thieves stole around 600 powerful bitcoin mining devi...
Largest Crypto-Mining Exchange Hacked; Over $70 Million in Bitcoin Stolen

Largest Crypto-Mining Exchange Hacked; Over $70 Million in Bitcoin Stolen

December 06, 2017Mohit Kumar
Bitcoin is breaking every record—after gaining 20% jump last week, Bitcoin price just crossed the $14,800 mark in less than 24 hours—and ...
Cryptocurrency Mining Scripts Now Run Even After You Close Your Browser

Cryptocurrency Mining Scripts Now Run Even After You Close Your Browser

November 29, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Some websites have found using a simple yet effective technique to keep their cryptocurrency mining javascript secretly running in the ba...
Learn Ethereum Development – Build Decentralized Blockchain Apps

Learn Ethereum Development – Build Decentralized Blockchain Apps

November 06, 2017Exclusive Deals
As of today — 1 Bitcoin = $7300 USD (Approx 471,000 INR) At the beginning of this year, 1 Bitcoin was approximately equal to $1000, and...
The Pirate Bay Caught Running Browser-Based Cryptocurrency Miner

The Pirate Bay Caught Running Browser-Based Cryptocurrency Miner

September 18, 2017Mohit Kumar
The world's popular torrent download website, The Pirate Bay , has again been in a new controversy—this time over secretly planting an i...
Unknown Bidder Buys 2,700 Bitcoins (worth $1.6 million) at US Government Auction

Unknown Bidder Buys 2,700 Bitcoins (worth $1.6 million) at US Government Auction

August 22, 2016Swati Khandelwal
A winning anonymous bidder bought 2,700 Bitcoins ( worth roughly $1.6 Million ) in an auction held by the United States Marshals Service ...
Warning — Bitcoin Users Could Be Targeted by State-Sponsored Hackers

Warning — Bitcoin Users Could Be Targeted by State-Sponsored Hackers

August 18, 2016Mohit Kumar
Another day, another bad news for Bitcoin users. A leading Bitcoin information site is warning users that an upcoming version of the Bl...
DDoSCoin — New Crypto-Currency Pays Users for Participating in DDoS Attacks

DDoSCoin — New Crypto-Currency Pays Users for Participating in DDoS Attacks

August 14, 2016Swati Khandelwal
It’s 2016, and now, you can earn some dollars by contributing into well-organized DDoS attack scheme. Do you know while mining Bitcoins...
Craig Wright Will Move Satoshi Nakamoto's Bitcoin to Prove His Claim

Craig Wright Will Move Satoshi Nakamoto's Bitcoin to Prove His Claim

May 03, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Yesterday, BBC broke a story allegedly revealing Craig Wright as the original creator of Bitcoin digital currency Satoshi Nakamoto. H...
Bitcoin Creator Has Finally Unmasked Himself. Maybe, Real?

Bitcoin Creator Has Finally Unmasked Himself. Maybe, Real?

May 01, 2016Mohit Kumar
The mysterious creator of the BITCOIN digital cryptocurrency seems to have been identified as an Australian entrepreneur, and his name is...
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...
'Bitcoin is Now Officially a Commodity' — US Regulator Declared

'Bitcoin is Now Officially a Commodity' — US Regulator Declared

September 21, 2015Khyati Jain
Bitcoins are making their way, in Bits and Pieces. In a recent report The Hacker News (THN) had mentioned about banks adopting the ...
Bitstamp Bitcoin Exchange Hacked, $5 Million Stolen in Hack Attack

Bitstamp Bitcoin Exchange Hacked, $5 Million Stolen in Hack Attack

January 05, 2015Mohit Kumar
One of the biggest, reliable and most trusted Bitcoin exchange — Bitstamp — on Monday announced that it has been a target of a hackin...
Hacker Hijacks ISP Networks to steal $83,000 from Bitcoin Mining pools

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

August 07, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Till now, he have heard about “ Bitcoin digital wallet hacked ” or “ Bitcoin website hacked ”, but now a hacker has stolen cryptocurrenc...
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