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Bitcoin Core Software Patches a Critical DDoS Attack Vulnerability

Bitcoin Core Software Patches a Critical DDoS Attack Vulnerability
September 25, 2018Swati Khandelwal
The Bitcoin Core development team has released an important update to patch a major DDoS vulnerability in its underlying software that co...

SamSam Ransomware Attacks Extorted Nearly $6 Million

SamSam Ransomware Attacks Extorted Nearly $6 Million
July 31, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Ransomware has become a multimillion-dollar black market business for cybercriminals, and SamSam being a great example. New research revea...

CoinVault Ransomware Authors Sentenced to 240 Hours of Community Service

CoinVault Ransomware Authors Sentenced to 240 Hours of Community Service
July 26, 2018Mohit Kumar
Almost three years after the arrest of two young Dutch brothers, who pleaded guilty to their involvement in creating and distributing Coin...

Hackers Exploiting 'Bitmessage' Zero-Day to Steal Bitcoin Wallet Keys

Hackers Exploiting 'Bitmessage' Zero-Day to Steal Bitcoin Wallet Keys
February 14, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Bitmessage developers have warned of a critical 'remotely executable' zero-day vulnerability in the PyBitmessage application tha...

CEO of Major UK-Based Cryptocurrency Exchange Kidnapped in Ukraine

CEO of Major UK-Based Cryptocurrency Exchange Kidnapped in Ukraine
December 27, 2017Mohit Kumar
Pavel Lerner , a prominent Russian blockchain expert and known managing director of one of the major crypto-exchanges EXMO, has allegedly...

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 ...

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...

Greek Court Approves US Extradition of BTC-e Operator In $4 Billion Money Laundering Case

Greek Court Approves US Extradition of BTC-e Operator In $4 Billion Money Laundering Case
October 05, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A Greek court has approved the U.S. extradition of a 38-year-old Russian national accused of laundering more than $4 billion in bitcoin f...

Here’s How Hackers Can Hijack Your Online Bitcoin Wallets

Here’s How Hackers Can Hijack Your Online Bitcoin Wallets
September 19, 2017Mohit Kumar
Researchers have been warning for years about critical issues with the Signaling System 7 (SS7) that could allow hackers to listen in priva...

China Bans Fundraising Through Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

China Bans Fundraising Through Initial Coin Offering (ICO)
September 04, 2017Swati Khandelwal
China's central bank today announced an immediate ban on all ICO—Initial Coin Offering—fundraising, to prevent fraud and illegal fund...

Warning: Enigma Hacked; Over $470,000 in Ethereum Stolen So Far

Warning: Enigma Hacked; Over $470,000 in Ethereum Stolen So Far
August 20, 2017Mohit Kumar
More Ethereum Stolen! An unknown hacker has so far stolen more than $471,000 worth of Ethereum—one of the most popular and increasingly va...

Corrupt Federal Agent, Who Stole Bitcoins From Silk Road, Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering

Corrupt Federal Agent, Who Stole Bitcoins From Silk Road, Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering
August 16, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A former the United States Secret Service agent who stole hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of Bitcoins during an investigation int...

Game of Thrones (Season 7) Episode 5 Script Leaked — Hacker Demands Millions in Ransom

Game of Thrones (Season 7) Episode 5 Script Leaked — Hacker Demands Millions in Ransom
August 08, 2017Wang Wei
The hacking group that recently hacked HBO has just dropped its second trove of documents, including a month emails of one of the compan...

FBI Arrests Researcher Who Found 'Kill-Switch' to Stop Wannacry Ransomware

FBI Arrests Researcher Who Found 'Kill-Switch' to Stop Wannacry Ransomware
August 03, 2017Mohit Kumar
The 22-year-old British security researcher who gained fame for discovering the " kill switch " that stopped the outbreak of th...

How Hackers Cash Out Thousands of Bitcoins Received in Ransomware Attacks

How Hackers Cash Out Thousands of Bitcoins Received in Ransomware Attacks
July 27, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Digital currencies have emerged as a favourite tool for hackers and cyber criminals, as digital currency transactions are nearly anonymou...

Bitcoin Exchange Operator Arrested For $4 Billion Money Laundering Scheme

Bitcoin Exchange Operator Arrested For $4 Billion Money Laundering Scheme
July 27, 2017Mohit Kumar
Greek  police have arrested a Russian man who is believed to have been the operator of the popular BTC-e Bitcoin exchange on charges of l...

Hacker Uses A Simple Trick to Steal $7 Million Worth of Ethereum Within 3 Minutes

Hacker Uses A Simple Trick to Steal $7 Million Worth of Ethereum Within 3 Minutes
July 17, 2017Mohit Kumar
All it took was just 3 minutes and ' a simple trick ' for a hacker to steal more than $7 Million worth of Ethereum in a recent bl...

AlphaBay Dark Web Market Goes Down; Users Fear Exit-Scam

AlphaBay Dark Web Market Goes Down; Users Fear Exit-Scam
July 05, 2017Wang Wei
AlphaBay Market, one of the largest Dark Web marketplaces for drugs, guns, and other illegal goods, suddenly disappeared overnight witho...

Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacked! Over $1 Million Worth Bitcoin and Ether Stolen

Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacked! Over $1 Million Worth Bitcoin and Ether Stolen
July 04, 2017Swati Khandelwal
One of the world's largest Bitcoin and Ether cryptocurrencies exchanges Bithumb has recently been hacked, resulting in loss of more t...

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 ...
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