cryptocurrencies

'Doki' malware attacks Docker servers using Dogecoin
containers

'Doki' malware attacks Docker servers using Dogecoin

Misconfigured Docker API ports are being scanned and exploited by a threat that's evolved from the Ngrok Botnet campaign
30 Jul 2020
Steve Wozniak sues YouTube over Bitcoin scam videos
cryptocurrencies

Steve Wozniak sues YouTube over Bitcoin scam videos

Lawsuit claims YouTube is aware of the Bitcoin giveaway scams but hasn’t taken videos down
24 Jul 2020
More than 1,000 Twitter employees had the security access needed to aid hackers
data breaches

More than 1,000 Twitter employees had the security access needed to aid hackers

Former staff say many had the power to make changes to user account settings as well as hand over the controls to third parties
24 Jul 2020
Mastercard expands Accelerate program for crypto payment card issuers
cryptocurrencies

Mastercard expands Accelerate program for crypto payment card issuers

Wirex becomes first native cryptocurrency platform to be granted Mastercard principal membership
20 Jul 2020
Bitcoin scam exposes the personal details of 250,000 people
cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin scam exposes the personal details of 250,000 people

The UK and Australia represent approximately 93% of users hit by the crypto-scam
1 Jul 2020
Cyber criminals use Elon Musk’s name in a giveaway scam
Bitcoin cryptocurrency mining
cryptocurrencies

Cyber criminals use Elon Musk’s name in a giveaway scam

Cybercriminals used name-dropping Bitcoin vanity addresses to steal $2 million in two months
22 Jun 2020
Coinbase announces the acquisition of Tagomi
cryptocurrencies

Coinbase announces the acquisition of Tagomi

Coinbase looks to bolster its offerings with the strategic acquisition of Tagomi
28 May 2020
Coinbase will continue as a remote-first company after the pandemic
cryptocurrencies

Coinbase will continue as a remote-first company after the pandemic

Coinbase becomes the latest tech company to make a permanent shift to remote work
21 May 2020
Bitcoin halving is expected to hurt miners in the short term
cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin halving is expected to hurt miners in the short term

The annual event usually results in a boost for the cryptocurrency in the long term
11 May 2020
Libra Association taps Stuart Levey as new CEO
cryptocurrencies

Libra Association taps Stuart Levey as new CEO

Levey to leverage banking and federal experience to remedy Libra Association’s currency woes
7 May 2020
AT&T moves to dismiss $200M punitive damage claims
hacking

AT&T moves to dismiss $200M punitive damage claims

Crypto investor Michael Terpin submits an amended complaint in the ongoing legal battle
2 Apr 2020
Bitcoin crashes by 40% as volatility soars
cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin crashes by 40% as volatility soars

“Volatility is not an issue — it’s whether the technology can deal with the volatility," says BeQuant head of research
19 Mar 2020
CoronaCoin cryptocurrency allows traders to bet on coronavirus deaths
cryptocurrency exchange
cryptocurrencies

CoronaCoin cryptocurrency allows traders to bet on coronavirus deaths

The cryptocurrency has been slammed as an immoral attempt at monetising the coronavirus outbreak
2 Mar 2020
How safe are cryptocurrencies?
cryptocurrencies

How safe are cryptocurrencies?

Their use of blockchain and anonymity of transactions may make digital currencies seem safe, but hidden weaknesses lurk below the surface
20 Feb 2020
China prepares to launch the first domestic cryptocurrency
digital currency

China prepares to launch the first domestic cryptocurrency

EU responds with calls for launch of a public European cryptocurrency
6 Nov 2019
Libra will make Facebook money through adverts
cryptocurrencies

Libra will make Facebook money through adverts

Zuckerberg says ad space will be awarded to the highest bidder, potentially raising the cost of online advertisement
24 Oct 2019
On this one issue, Trump is absolutely correct
Trump
digital currency

On this one issue, Trump is absolutely correct

Sometimes the US president’s ramblings are right on the money
12 Jul 2019
Tmper-proof Bitcoin wallet hacked by a British 15-year-old
digital currency

Tmper-proof Bitcoin wallet hacked by a British 15-year-old

Ledger and the hacker disagree to the extent that the problem has been solved
22 Mar 2018
Is your browser secretly mining cryptocurrencies?
web browser

Is your browser secretly mining cryptocurrencies?

Your PC or smartphone could be being dragged down by secret Bitcoin mining software in apps and websites
19 Mar 2018
Two new Monero cryptominers found on Google Play
Bitcoin cryptocurrency mining
Google Android

Two new Monero cryptominers found on Google Play

New miner appears in mobile game and browser for Android
15 Mar 2018
Cryptocurrency mining threat can't be ignored, warns report
Bitcoin cryptocurrency mining
Security

Cryptocurrency mining threat can't be ignored, warns report

Malware designed to mine Monero on the increase
8 Mar 2018