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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...
15-year-old Boy Arrested in connection with TalkTalk Cyber Attack

15-year-old Boy Arrested in connection with TalkTalk Cyber Attack

October 26, 2015Khyati Jain
The arrest is the first major outcome since TalkTalk – the biggest phone and broadband provider in the UK with more than 4 Million cust...
'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 ...
World's 9 Biggest Banks to adopt Bitcoin's Blockchain Technology

World's 9 Biggest Banks to adopt Bitcoin's Blockchain Technology

September 17, 2015Khyati Jain
The Existing Infrastructure used by Financial institutions like Banks is Archaic, Slow, and Costly, with hardly any innovation in the pa...
Mt.Gox Bitcoin Exchange CEO Arrested by Japanese Police

Mt.Gox Bitcoin Exchange CEO Arrested by Japanese Police

August 03, 2015Mohit Kumar
Remember  Mt.Gox ? Once the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange… ...then in early 2014, Tokyo-based Mt.Gox Bitcoin exchange filed for b...
Lessons We Learned From Ashley Madison Data Breach

Lessons We Learned From Ashley Madison Data Breach

July 21, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Do you use your Real Identity online and think about being private? If yes, then you are insane. Ashley Madison , the popular online...
Bitcoin Cloud Mining Service Hacked; Database On Sale for Just 1 Bitcoin

Bitcoin Cloud Mining Service Hacked; Database On Sale for Just 1 Bitcoin

July 13, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Bitcoin Cloud Mining service Cloudminr.io has been hacked and its whole users database is on sale for 1 Bitcoin . The unknown hacke...
Two Federal Agents Charged with Stealing Bitcoins During Silk Road Investigation

Two Federal Agents Charged with Stealing Bitcoins During Silk Road Investigation

March 30, 2015Mohit Kumar
Two former Federal investigators who helped to shut down the infamous black-market website ' Silk Road ' accused of fraud and st...
Sheep Marketplace Owner Arrested While Trying to Buy Luxury Home

Sheep Marketplace Owner Arrested While Trying to Buy Luxury Home

March 29, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Thomas Jiřikovský , an alleged Owner of one of the most popular Darknet website ‘ Sheep Marketplace , ’ has been arrested after launderi...
Deep Web Drug Market Disappeared suddenly Overnight, $12 Million in Bitcoin Missing

Deep Web Drug Market Disappeared suddenly Overnight, $12 Million in Bitcoin Missing

March 18, 2015Mohit Kumar
Evolution -- The largest Deep Web drugs marketplace, disappeared suddenly overnight from the Internet. But unlike Silk Road, there is n...
BEWARE! μTorrent Silently Installing Bitcoin Mining Software

BEWARE! μTorrent Silently Installing Bitcoin Mining Software

March 06, 2015Wang Wei
If you have recently installed or updated the popular BitTorrent client μTorrent 3.4.2 Build 28913 on your computer, then you read t...
Tails 1.3 Released, Introduces 'Electrum Bitcoin Wallet'

Tails 1.3 Released, Introduces 'Electrum Bitcoin Wallet'

February 27, 2015Wang Wei
A new Tails 1.3 has been released with support to a secure Bitcoin wallet. Tails, also known as the ' Amnesic Incognito Live System...
Chicago Police Department Pays $600 Cryptoware Ransom to Cybercriminals

Chicago Police Department Pays $600 Cryptoware Ransom to Cybercriminals

February 22, 2015Wang Wei
Cyber criminals have started targeting government enforcement of the Ransomware in an attempt to extort money. Recently, the police dep...
‘DarkLeaks’ Black Market — Anonymously Selling Secrets for Bitcoins

‘DarkLeaks’ Black Market — Anonymously Selling Secrets for Bitcoins

February 20, 2015Swati Khandelwal
An all new anonymous online underground black market website, DarkLeaks , has been introduced on the Internet where Whistleblowers, blackmai...
MegaNet — New Decentralized, Non-IP Based and Encrypted Network

MegaNet — New Decentralized, Non-IP Based and Encrypted Network

February 18, 2015Mohit Kumar
The Famous Internet entrepreneur and former hacker Kim Dotcom , who introduced legendary Megaupload and MEGA file sharing services to ...
 $1.75 Million in Bitcoin Stolen from Chinese BTER Bitcoin Exchange

$1.75 Million in Bitcoin Stolen from Chinese BTER Bitcoin Exchange

February 16, 2015Swati Khandelwal
The most popular Chinese Bitcoin exchange BTER announced that it has been hacked on Valentine’s Day and lost more than £1.1 Million-wor...
Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht Convicted of All 7 Charges; Faces Life In Prison

Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht Convicted of All 7 Charges; Faces Life In Prison

February 04, 2015Wang Wei
A jury has found Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht  a.k.a Dread Pirate Roberts  guilty on all seven counts and faces Life In Prison for ru...
New Cryptowall 3.0 Ransomware Communicates over I2P Anonymous Network

New Cryptowall 3.0 Ransomware Communicates over I2P Anonymous Network

January 14, 2015Swati Khandelwal
We have seen a series of Ransomware tended to be simple with dogged determinations to extort money from victims. But with the exponenti...
Silk Road Reloaded Switches from Tor to I2P Anonymous Network

Silk Road Reloaded Switches from Tor to I2P Anonymous Network

January 12, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Multiple successors of the original Silk Road have come and all have been taken offline in recent years, but aside from selling illegal...
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...