Browsing the "Security" Tag

New Crypto Mining Malware Seen to ‘Evolve,’ Say Researchers

| Yogita Khatri

Researchers at cybersecurity firm Check Point say a relatively new form of crypto mining malware, dubbed KingMiner, is “evolving.”

Botnets Are Being Repurposed for Crypto Mining Malware: Kaspersky

| Aditi Hudli

A security bulletin released by Kaspersky Labs states that botnets are increasingly being used to distribute illicit crypto mining software.

Crypto Exchange Bitstamp Rolls Out Tech to Spot Market Manipulation

| Anna Baydakova

Crypto exchange Bitstamp is upgrading its tech arsenal to better identify suspicious activity and market manipulation.

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This College Freshman Is Out to 51% Attack Your Cryptocurrency

| Brady Dale

A young crypto enthusiast is 51% attacking cryptocurrencies – not to steal coins – but to show people these coins are vulnerable and over-valued.

Japan’s SBI Group Is Building a New Crypto Exchange Wallet

| Yogita Khatri

Financial services giant SBI Group has partnered with a blockchain security startup to develop a wallet for its crypto exchange VCTRADE.

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Enough with the ICO-Me-So-Horny-Get-Rich-Quick-Lambo Crypto

| Timothy C. May

What are cypherpunk legend Timothy May's thoughts on the bitcoin white paper? Keep the text but throw out the hanger-ons that have came with it.

Crypto Exchange Coinbase Open-Sources Its Security Scaling Tool

| Daniel Palmer

U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is making a recently developed security scaling tool available to the public.

Not Everyone Wants to Fix Bitcoin’s ‘Time Warp Attack’ – Here’s Why

| Alyssa Hertig

A bit of a debate has revved up about bitcoin's "time warp attack" and whether it's an exploit or an unintended advantage.

SpankChain Says Hacker Returned Stolen Crypto Funds

| Nikhilesh De

SpankChain reported Thursday night that a hacker who stole 165 ETH from its payment platform had returned the funds.

SpankChain Loses $40K in Hack Due to Smart Contract Bug

| Daniel Palmer

SpankChain, a cryptocurrency project focused on the adult industry, lost almost $40,000 due to a smart contract flaw on Saturday.