Tag: Hackers

Litecoin overtaking Bitcoin Darkweb

On The Dark Web, Litecoin is Gaining Ground on Bitcoin for Payments

Bitcoin has been the cryptocurrency of choice on darknet markets since its inception. However, the increased fees and slow transaction times are forcing darknet users to consider other coins. Indeed, Bitcoin has become too mainstream for criminals as the extent...

/ February 8, 2018
The Case for Privacy Coins

Could Monero Ever Challenge Bitcoin? The Case for Privacy Coins

When Bitcoin was first envisioned and developed by Satoshi Nakamoto, the goal was to create a truly decentralised, anonymous and secure digital currency. The anonymity point was a strong one as people valued privacy. Due to the fact that Bitcoin...

/ January 16, 2018
North Korean Hackers Phishing Crypto

Beware: North Korean Hackers Phishing Crypto Keys

The North Korean hacking group, dubbed Lazarus, has been quite active in cyber criminal activity for the past few years. Now, according to reports by a US cyber security firm, SecureWorks, the group may be plotting to use targeted email...

/ December 18, 2017
North Korean Students Take Cryptocurrency Courses

North Korean Students can Take Cryptocurrency Courses

Under any other circumstance, the news that a university was giving obligatory cryptocurrency courses would be met with positive reviews. However, when that university is a state university of one of the biggest sponsors of state hacking, there is more...

/ November 27, 2017
Tether Hack USDT

Hacker plays tether-ball with Tether (USDT)

Tether, the company that manages the USDT token that is tied to US dollar deposits, reported on November 20th that almost $31 million dollars worth of the tokens were stolen from the official Tether Treasury wallet the day before. The...

/ November 24, 2017
North Korean Exchange Phishing

North Korean Hackers Target Staff at South Korean Exchanges

North Korea has long been an active hacking force with names such as the “Lazarus Group” being well known in cyber security circles. We have previously covered the attempts by North Korean hackers to infiltrate South Korean exchanges through security...

/ November 12, 2017
Choosing a Bitcoin Hardware Wallet

What to consider when purchasing a hardware wallet and the best wallets to buy

Keeping your capital safe and secured has always been a focal point when it comes to cryptocurrency trading and investing. And for a while now people have been using digital wallets to help them in protecting their cryptocurrency so to...

/ November 4, 2017
CryptoShuffler Malware Trojan

Beware the CryptoShuffler, A Trojan that Will Steal Your Coins

Given that so many people are moving into cryptocurrencies and are using them to make payments, a new opportunity has opened up for cyber criminals. We have all heard of the high profile ransomware hacks that make a public statement...

/ November 4, 2017
Hacking and CryptoCurrencies

Ransomware, Cybercrime: A Brief Overview Of Current Security Concerns In Crypto Space

While the cryptocurrency community is still in its infancy, so too are many of its security measures. This is, of course, no knock against the brilliant white hat-minded security specialists currently working on making crypto safe for us all. It’s...

/ October 28, 2017
Track Bitcoin Related Crime

How the Authorities Track Bitcoin Related Crime

One of the many arguments that is used against Bitcoin is that it is the realm of “criminals”. There are claims that the relatively anonymous nature of the cryptocurrency makes it a haven for these types of people. Of course,...

/ October 5, 2017