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
nocoiner
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
Atlanta's night skyline.
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
Coincheck NEM laundered
Bitcoin Security

Half Of Coincheck ’s Stolen NEM May Have Already Been Laundered

Hackers involved in the high-profile Coincheck heist earlier this year may have successfully converted half of the stolen NEM tokens into other digital currencies. Hung out to Dry As...

Adam James | Mar 19, 2018 | 09:30
Bitcoin Security

5 Steps to Avoid Cryptocurrency Scams and ‘Fake Vitaliks’

If you are the average cryptocurrency enthusiast, chances are that the majority of your portfolio is sitting in the wallets of a crypto-exchange. While it does seem safe, your hard...

Shaurya Malwa | Mar 06, 2018 | 18:00
Wozniak
Bitcoin Security

The Case of Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak’s Stolen Bitcoins

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has long been a fan of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency, citing their purity as attractive in a manipulative world. In fact, he’s added to his already...

Adam James | Feb 27, 2018 | 07:30
Crypto Hot Spot Japan Shows No Love for ICOs
Bitcoin Security

Cryptocurrency in Japan: Crypto Industry Groups to Merge, Launch...

Japan is one of the world’s most crypto-friendly nations at the moment. It made digital currencies legal tender in April last year and enjoys a free and unfettered crypto trading...

James Levenson | Feb 16, 2018 | 02:30

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