South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange Loses $32M in Heist

A South Korean cryptocurrency exchange suffered a heist in which thieves made off with approximately $32 million in stolen assets. On 20 June, Bithumb disclosed the hack in a statement published to ...
The Changing Face of Malware: Malware Being Used as Cryptocurrency Miners

The Changing Face of Malware: Malware Being Used as Cryptocurrency Miners

In my last article, I was discussing how malicious cryptocurrency mining is all set to exploit technological as well as human vulnerabilities this year. In this article, I will continue digging deeper ...
Cyber News Rundown: Apple Bans Crypto Mining Apps

Cyber News Rundown: Apple Bans Crypto Mining Apps

Reading Time: ~2 min.Apple Bans All Cryptocurrency Mining Apps from App Store Apple has made several policy changes over the last few days that will effectively ban all cryptocurrency mining features from ...
Has Tether Been Used to Manipulate Bitcoin’s Value Boost?

Has Tether Been Used to Manipulate Bitcoin’s Value Boost?

According to two researchers from University of Texas, there is a particular reason that blew the price of Bitcoin out of proportion last year. Professor John Griffin and graduate student Amin Shams ...
$1.1 Billion in Cryptocurrency Theft Since December 2017

$1.1 Billion in Cryptocurrency Theft Since December 2017

According to many experts in the cybersecurity field and to statistics as well, Bitcoin is no longer be the most preferable cryptocurrency used by cybercriminals in their operations. Bitcoin’s high profile and ...
What Tech Trends Will Change Cybersecurity? A Q&A with Security Ledger

RSA’s CTO: Bullish on Security, Bearish on Blockchain

RSA Chief Technology officer discusses the practical applications of blockchain. Find out more about the distributed ledger technology?s potential and limitations ...
Bitcoin drops 10% after hack of South Korean exchange service

Bitcoin drops 10% after hack of South Korean exchange service

CoinRail, a small cryptocurrency exchange service based in South Korea, reported on Sunday that it fell victim to a cyberattack and publicly confirmed it on Twitter. As a result, bitcoin prices collapsed ...
South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinrail Confirms Hacking Attempt

South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinrail Confirms Hacking Attempt

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail said it’s cooperating with law enforcement after suffering a hacking attempt. In a statement posted to its website, Coinrail revealed it was working with police to investigate ...
Malicious Cryptocurrency Mining: The “Shooting Star” in the Cybercrime Domain

Malicious Cryptocurrency Mining: The “Shooting Star” in the Cybercrime Domain

It’s quite evident how these days, attacks assume new forms along with transformations in the types of services that are widely used by consumers in a given period of time. Needless to ...
Nigelthorn Malware Abuses Chrome Extensions to Cryptomine and Steal Data

Nigelthorn Malware Abuses Chrome Extensions to Cryptomine and Steal Data

Individual research contributed by Adi Raff and Yuval Shapira. On May 3, 2018, Radware’s malware protection service detected a zero-day malware threat at one of its customers, a global manufacturing firm, by ...
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