Law enforcement: Bitcoin Scam Artist Arrested in UAE after Conning Client $545K

Author – Sam Reads, UK A bitcoin Scam Artist in the United Arab Emirates was arrested after scamming a client $545,000; the stolen cash was recovered Digital currencies have created a new wave of crime that is spreading all over.…

Ransomware: Tor Proxy Service Caught stealing from Ransomware Extortionists

Hackers, ransomware families, and phishing families are netting much the crypto market. The malware and ransomware started to gain traction in the last two years after the bitcoin started to gain much media attention. The Ransomware report Google researchers recently…

Google DoubleClick targeted by Monero cryptocurrency miners

Trend Micro, a company that provides security software, hardware and services, recently reported Google’s popular DoubleClick has been targeted by cryptocurrency mining code used for mining Monero cryptocurrency. The attacks were noticed between January 18th and 24th, and the countries…

Nicehash mining company was hacked and lost more than 4700 bitcoins, equivalent to $75 million

A Slovenia-based mining exchange, NiceHash was hacked on Wednesday the 6th and stole around 4,700 Bitcoins (equivalent to approx. $75 million at the time of hack). As per Marko Kobal, the attackers accessed the company’s systems at 1.18 local Slovenian…