Cryptocurrency hacking now targets Electrum hot wallet users with DDoS botnets

Crypto hot wallets continue to be targets of cryptocurrency hacking. In a recent incident, DDoS botnets targeted 152,000 users of popular Bitcoin wallet Electrum.

Organized cyber-attacker group Lazarus continues to raise the crypto malware risks with new techniques

Crypto exchanges continue to be threatened by Lazarus, the organized group of cyber attackers. The group continues to evolve their crypto malware techniques, making detection harder.

Atleast 60%of All Publicly Reported Hacks Could Be the Work of 2 Criminal Groups

According to a report on the wall street journal on Monday Jan 28, only 2 groups of highly sophisticated cyber criminals could be behind an estimated $1 billion worth of crypto thefts. According to a report from crypto transaction tracking…

ETC transaction charges hiked; investors cry foul

Ethereum Classic Blockchain has abruptly incurred a surged transaction cost on the network and investors are worried. This has raised eyebrows among users with pundits speculating a possible double spend attack cooking. In the wake of double spend attacks that…

Ethereum Targeted Hacks Re-surface Despite Low Market Price

  According to a report by tech magazine, ZDNet, there is a resurgence of hacks specifically targeting Ethereum holdings. The publication referenced research by cybercrime monitoring company Bad packets LLC that had pointed that despite Ethereum sinking to 18-month lows,…

Cyber Security Firm Trustwave Detects Crypto-jacking Malware on the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s Website

A November 19 post by cybersecurity firm Trustwave has indicated that hackers had infected global non-profit organization, make-a-wish foundation’s network, with dangerous malware. Trustwaves’s researchers have revealed that the crypto-jackers managed to virtually lodge a JavaScript (js) miner CoinImp, into…

Leaked NSA Software tip Causing Bitcoin and Monero to Becoming targets for Hackers

It has been revealed that hackers are illegally generating Bitcoin, Monero and other cryptocurrencies by making the most out of a software flaw leaked from the United States government. This information raises serious questions about the security of one of…

20 Year Old Charged with Stealing $5 Million worth of Crypto

California authorities have reportedly arrested a student who is suspected of stealing 5 million dollars’ worth of Bitcoin and also a few Altcoins through a scam technique known as “Sim jacking”. Tech news site Motherboard which reported the incident also…

Nearly 400 websites were infected with Coinhive code in the latest cryptojacking incident

Cryptojacking, i.e. hijacking unsuspecting users computers for surreptitious cryptocurrency mining, has become a persistent issue. In the latest such incident, nearly 400 websites were infected with a Coinhive crypto mining code. Cryptocurrency mining is a complex, resource-intensive, and competitive process.…

Crypto mining malware targets Monero !

‘Cryptojacking’, i.e. using unsuspecting users computing resources to mine cryptocurrencies surreptitiously, is becoming increasingly common. In the latest such incident, crypto mining malware designed to mine Monero (XMR) cryptocurrency was used to infect Linux server, taking advantage of five-year-old security…