More than 1.65 million computers were targeted by cryptocurrency mining malware attacks in the first eight months of 2017, according to a new report.
A new report from Kaspersky Lab shows that developers continue to target users with malware geared toward illicitly generating or stealing bitcoins.
A cryptocurrency mining malware developer has settled with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the New Jersey Attorney General's Office.
A new report from security firm Symantec claims that the number of Trojan malware programs targeting bitcoin users has fallen in the past year.
P2P marketplace LocalBitcoins has experienced a hack on its chat client, resulting in the distribution of malware and loss of customer funds.
Security firms McAfee and Symantec have issued warnings on CTB-Locker – bitcoin-demanding ransomware that is now being propagated via spam.
A new report into the effects of TorrentLocker malware has found that 98.55% of victims do not pay the bitcoin ransom.
A sheriff's office in Tennessee paid a $500 bitcoin ransom this week to secure thousands of sensitive files.
Council offices across Italy had their computer files encrypted by a 'ransomware' virus that is demanding payment in bitcoin.