virtual currency

US govt sanctioned a Russian woman for laundering virtual currency on behalf of threat actors

The Treasury Department sanctioned a Russian woman accused of laundering virtual currency on behalf of cybercriminals. The Department of the…

6 months ago

Bitcoin Gold hit by double-spend attack, exchanges lose over $18 million

An unknown hacker made over $18 Million worth of BTG (Bitcoin Gold) powering "double spend" attacks on the Bitcoin Gold cryptocurrency…

6 years ago

A flaw in Ledger Crypto Wallets could allow to drain your cryptocurrency accounts. Fix it!

Saleem Rashid, a 15-year-old researcher from the UK, has discovered a severe vulnerability in cryptocurrency hardware wallets made by the Ledger company. Hardware…

6 years ago

CBS Showtime website was spotted mining cryptocurrency in viewers’ web browsers

The websites of the CBS's Showtime was found containing a JavaScript code that allowed someone to secretly mine cryptocurrency in…

7 years ago

Bitcoin.org warns state-sponsored attacks against the Bitcoin Core

The organization that controls the development of the Bitcoin software warns users that nation-state actors may hit the upcoming Bitcoin…

8 years ago

DDoSCoin, the cryptocurrency that pays the participation in DDoS attacks

Two researchers have devised a cryptocurrency scheme dubbed DDoSCoin that pays everytime a user participates in a DDoS attack against…

8 years ago

Bitfinex offers a $3.5M reward for info that help to recover stolen Bitcoins

Bitfinex exchange is willing to offer 5% of the lost funds (nearly 6,000 BTC) as a reward for the recovery…

8 years ago

Approximate machine improves the Bitcoin mining by 30 percent

A team of Illinois-based scientists have conducted a research to improve the Bitcoin mining process by 30 percent. Bitcoin mining…

8 years ago

Senior Bitcoin developer expects a failure of the currency

Mike Hearn explains that the fundamentals are broken and the price the long term trend should probably be downwards. Mike…

8 years ago

Someone could break the Bitcoin Network on demand

Researcher with the pseudonym of "Alister Maclin" claims to be able to break Bitcoin network on demand by running the…

9 years ago

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