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Mac malware
New Mac malware steals cookies, cryptocurrency and computing power

A new piece of Mac malware is looking to steal both the targets’ computing power and their cryptocurrency stash, Palo Alto Networks researchers warn. About the …

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Attackers breached Statcounter to steal cryptocurrency from gate.io users

Web analytics company Statcounter and cryptocurrency exchange gate.io have been compromised in another supply-chain attack, which resulted in an unknown number of gate.io …

Bitcoin
Targeted attacks on crypto exchanges resulted in a loss of $882 million

Group-IB has estimated that cryptocurrency exchanges suffered a total loss of $882 million due to targeted attacks in 2017 and in the first three quarters of 2018. According …

Bitcoin
Theft of user accounts on cryptocurrency exchanges is soaring

Within a year, the number of data leaks from cryptocurrency exchanges soared by 369%, Group-IB researchers have found, and the US, Russia and China are the countries where …

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Malware leverages web injects to empty users’ cryptocurrency accounts

Criminals trying to get their hands on victims’ cryptocurrency stashes are trying out various approaches. The latest one includes equipping malware with …

Binance
Binance offers $250,000 for info about hackers who targeted its users

Binance, the popular Chinese cryptocurrency exchange focusing on crypto-to-crypto trading, has put a $250,000 bounty on the heads of the attackers who tried to pull off a …

DDoS
DDoS attackers increasingly targeting cryptocurrency exchanges

The extraordinary volatility of the price of bitcoin has spurred speculators to employ a wide variety of tricks to make it swing between extremes, so that they can take …

Google Play
Beware fake Android cryptocurrency trading apps on Google Play

Two phishing apps that were made to look like the official app of popular cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex have been booted off Google Play after ESET researchers notified …

Bitcoin
Russian arrested, indicted for laundering funds from Mt. Gox hack

Alexander Vinnik, a Russian man arrested on Tuesday in Greece, is allegedly the operator of digital currency exchange BTC-e, through which funds from the Mt. Gox bitcoin …

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South Korean bitcoin exchange hacked, user accounts plundered

Bithumb, a South Korean bitcoin and ether exchange, has suffered a data breach that resulted in customer losses potentially reaching billions of South Korean won (currently, a …

Illegal Bitcoin exchange operator gets 66-month prison sentence

Anthony Murgio, the operator of the Coin.mx Bitcoin exchange, has been sentenced to 66 months in prison for processing over $10 million in illegal Bitcoin transactions. He has …

Bitcoin
$77 million in Bitcoin stolen from Bitfinex exchange

Popular Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has suffered a security breach that resulted in the theft of millions’ worth of Bitcoin. 119,756 BTC, to be exact, …

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