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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...
600 Powerful Bitcoin-Mining Computers Worth $2 Million Stolen In Iceland

600 Powerful Bitcoin-Mining Computers Worth $2 Million Stolen In Iceland

March 05, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Around 600 powerful devices specifically designed for mining bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have been stolen from Icelandic data cent...
CowerSnail — Windows Backdoor from the Creators of SambaCry Linux Malware

CowerSnail — Windows Backdoor from the Creators of SambaCry Linux Malware

July 27, 2017Mohit Kumar
Last month, we reported about a group of hackers exploiting SambaCry —a 7-year-old critical remote code execution vulnerability in Samba ...
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 ...
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...
Bitcoin Exchange Offers $3.5 Million Reward for Information of Stolen Bitcoins

Bitcoin Exchange Offers $3.5 Million Reward for Information of Stolen Bitcoins

August 13, 2016Mohit Kumar
Hong Kong-based Bitcoin exchange 'Bitfinex' that lost around $72 Million worth of its customers’ Bitcoins last week is now offer...
Bitcoin Core Developers Quit Bitcoin Project to Launch a New Digital Currency

Bitcoin Core Developers Quit Bitcoin Project to Launch a New Digital Currency

December 28, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Some of Bitcoin’s Core developers have left the Bitcoin project and started building their separate cryptocurrency called DECRED . D...
Police Raid alleged Bitcoin Creator Craig Wright's Home in Sydney

Police Raid alleged Bitcoin Creator Craig Wright's Home in Sydney

December 08, 2015Mohit Kumar
Just hours after the Australian man ' Craig Steven Wright ' outed as the possible real identity of Satoshi Nakamoto , the anonymous ...
Bitcoin Creator 'Satoshi Nakamoto' Unmasked! An Australian Man 'Craig Wright' identified...

Bitcoin Creator 'Satoshi Nakamoto' Unmasked! An Australian Man 'Craig Wright' identified...

December 08, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Breaking Update:   Police Raid alleged Bitcoin Creator Craig Wright's Home in Sydney . Yes, Satoshi Nakamoto , the mysterious crea...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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