Bitcoin Security

Factors That Will Push Bitcoin’s Price Higher Are Gathering Steam
Bitcoin Security

Factors That Will Push Bitcoin’s Price Higher Are Gathering Steam

The hacking of exchanges and relentless attacks from financial powers have, in the short run, adversely affected the price of Bitcoin. However, once the news about these adverse...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Jun 12, 2018 | 23:00
The Cryptocurrency Market Needs a Solution to the Hacking Menace
Bitcoin Security

The Cryptocurrency Market Needs a Solution to the Hacking Menace

The Coinrail hack of June 10, 2018, led to the theft of more than $40 million in cryptocurrency. Although not one of the more prominent exchange platforms, the Coinrail hack is yet...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Jun 12, 2018 | 16:00
Bitcoin Security

51% Percent Attacks: Hacking a $2 Billion Dollar Cryptocurrency for...

Some PoW currencies are using the same mining algorithms as their larger counterparts, making it much easier to hack the smaller networks with a 51% attack. Network Security Blockchain...

Matthew Hrones | May 27, 2018 | 07:00
Bitcoin Security

Operation Cryptosweep: Cryptocurrency Scammers Beware

A joint force, comprised of regulatory bodies from the U.S. and Canada, has announced that they will be facing cryptocurrency scams head-on and will investigate companies which do not...

Nick Chong | May 22, 2018 | 10:00
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Bitcoin Security

New Malware Uses Chrome Extensions for Crypto Mining

Researchers were able to detect malicious Chrome extensions that could be used for secret cryptocurrency mining. Hackers Targeting Cryptocurrency Users With the recent rise of digital...

Ashour Iesho | May 17, 2018 | 01:00
Assassination Attempt: Greek Law Enforcement Foil Plot to Kill Suspected Cryptocurrency Criminal, Alexander Vinnik
Bitcoin Security

Assassination Attempt Foiled: Greek Law Enforcement Thwart Plot to...

Law enforcement officials in Greece have reportedly prevented an assassination attempt on Alexander Vinnik. The Russian National, Vinnik was arrested while holidaying in Greece in 2017...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | May 13, 2018 | 15:00
Illicit Betting With Cryptocurrency
Bitcoin Security

London Police Seize $700K in Bitcoin from Prolific Hacker

In a recent case, the London police were able to seize $700,000 worth of Bitcoin from Grant West, a notorious hacker.   Cryptocurrency Seized A recent article from USA Today reports...

Ashour Iesho | May 11, 2018 | 21:00
Bitcoin Security

‘Discount Bitcoin Bandits’ Charged in Robberies

A duo dubbed the “Discount Bitcoin Bandits” have been charged with stealing thousands of dollars from individuals intending to purchase cryptocurrency in the Los Angeles...

Patrick Smith | May 03, 2018 | 05:00
Dubai police robbery
Bitcoin Security

Dubai Police Catch 10-Man Gang Responsible for Bitcoin Robbery

The Dubai police have arrested a 10-man gang that stole AED7 million (about $1.9 million USD) from a prospective bitcoin buyer. The arrest comes less than 48 hours after the police...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Apr 29, 2018 | 16:00
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Bitcoin Security

School District Forced to Pay $10,000 in Bitcoin Ransomware Attack

The Leominster Public Schools District has become the latest victim of a Bitcoin ransomware cyberattack. The school district was forced to pay $10,000 in Bitcoin to unlock their...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Apr 29, 2018 | 10:00
Singapore Won't Be Part of the State-controlled Crypto Movement
Bitcoin Security

Buyer Loses $278,000 USD in Bitcoin Robbery

The rise of cryptocurrency has brought many opportunities for investment, but such wealth potential has also attracted criminals. A recent example is of a Bitcoin robbery in Singapore...

Nick Chong | Apr 15, 2018 | 09:30
Bitcoin Security

Crooked Cops Nabbed in Bitcoin Extortion Scheme

A group of police officers in India have been arrested for an alleged Bitcoin extortion plot where they kidnapped and beat a businessman for his cryptocurrency. It seems that crimes...

Jeff Francis | Apr 11, 2018 | 06:30
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Bitcoin Security

Former Mt. Gox CEO Explains Why’s He’s Now a...

Mark Karpeles, the former CEO of Mt. Gox, recently made comments about his distaste for Bitcoin, admitting that he no longer has any bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies.  No Longer a...

Nick Chong | Apr 10, 2018 | 04:00
Grapevine: Saving Healthcare Data and the World
Bitcoin Security

Healthcare CEO Prescribes 5 Ways to Fight Ransomware

Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield, Indiana, was hit hard with a ransomware attack in January 2018. To protect patients the hospital decided to pay the hackers, its CEO Steve Long...

Melanie Kramer | Apr 08, 2018 | 22:00
Bitcoin Security

FBI: Watch Out for Fake Cryptocurrency Exchange ‘Support Staff’

The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center has noted a drastic increase in online crime, with crypto holders being targeted by dodgy helplines and tech support centers. Most companies...

Nikita Blows | Apr 01, 2018 | 09:00
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Bitcoin Security

Hackers Hit Atlanta with Ransomware Attack

Atlanta is the latest local government to have its computer system attacked by hackers. The criminals are demanding $51,000 in Bitcoin to remove their ransomware. It’s been a...

Jeff Francis | Mar 24, 2018 | 03:15

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