Hackers

Cryptojacking Code Found in Eleven Open Libraries, Thousands Infected

A Cryptojacking code was found in 11 open-source code libraries written in Ruby, which have been downloaded thousands of times....

Cryptopia Liquidator Determining Pooled Wallet Crypto Ownership

Professional services firm Grant Thornton claims that it is progressing in securing and preserving the cryptocurrencies of hack...

New Wave of Data Leaks Is Coming

The hacker behind private user data allegedly stolen from cryptocurrency exchange Binance is preparing to release further mater...
August 17, 2019
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CoinGecko Joins AMLT Network to Combat Exchange Fraud, Scams, Hacks

Crypto market aggregator CoinGecko has joined the network of blockchain analytics and anti-money laundering (AML) company Coinf...

19-Year-Old Sentenced to 20 Months for Selling Stolen Data for BTC

Elliot Gunton, aged 19 and of Mounteney Close in Norwich, pleaded guilty to supplying online personal data and hacking services...
August 16, 2019
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Crypto PIVX Denies Vulnerability Allegations, Says Users’ Funds Are Safe

Developers of the private transactions cryptocurrency PIVX replied to crypto consulting firm Lunar Digital Assets regarding cla...

Dash Releases Upgrade In Response to Newly Exposed Vulnerabilities

Dash has released Dash Core v0.14.0.3, a new version of the wallet and P2P client for its cryptocurrency DASH in light of recen...
August 16, 2019
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Researchers Find Monero Mining Malware That Hides From Task Manager

Cybersecurity company Varonis has discovered a new cryptojacking virus, dubbed “Norman,” that aims to mine the cryptocurrency M...

Cyber Criminals Netted $4.3B From Crypto-Related Crime in 2019: Study

Cyber criminals have netted $4.3 billion from digital currency exchanges, investors and users in 2019.  Blockchain security com...

XMR Cryptojacking Malware Smominru Updated, Now Targeting User Data

Malware Smominru mines Monero (XMR) on at least half a million infected computers and now also steals sensitive personal data. ...