Tag: Hackers

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
CBS Websites with Monero Javascript

CBS Websites Found to Have Monero Mining Code

We have previously covered the attempts by some websites such as the Pirate bay to use the processing power on a user’s browser to mine Monero. The websites will use self-executing JavaScript code that will mine the Monero while the...

/ September 28, 2017
Websites using Malvertising to Mine Monero

Websites using Malvertising to Mine Monero

Annoying web ads can really impede one’s browsing experience. However, how about the prospect of your browser doing a bit of Monero mining whenever you visit a page? We have previously heard how Russian hackers have resorted to spreading malware...

/ September 17, 2017