Infographic: How secure is Bitcoin?

The security of Bitcoin transactions is one of the main drawbacks of the digital currency. The infographic below takes a look at what you need to know to stay vigilant. Click …

BGP hijacking for cryptocurrency profit

In cryptocurrency, “mining” is the act of validating transactions listed in the public ledger (also known as the block chain). When a transaction is initiated, it …

What are the risks of virtual currency use?

Many consumers have heard about Bitcoin, but they don’t necessarily know anything about it: not the full spectrum of benefits, and definitely not the risks they can …

Bitcoin miner lurking on Facebook

Facebook users, beware: a new viral campaign aimed at saddling you with a Bitcoin mining Trojan has been spotted. “The virus spreads through private Facebook messages, …

Crypto-ransomware brings in quite a profit

Crypto-ransomware is quickly becoming cybercrooks’ favorite tool to extort money from computer users. After the amazing success of CryptoLocker, copycats have begun …