A surge in the value of bitcoin has been accompanied by a rise in the risk of phishing attacks against the cryptocurrency ecosystem.
Steganography continues to be an incredibly versatile and effective method for obscuring or hiding information in plain sight.
A new set of bitcoin malware attacks known as CryptoShuffler generates income for fraudsters by infecting device clipboards to replace wallet IDs.
Blockchain technology depends on mutual trust between human participants, each of whom represents a potential weakness in the chain.
Security researchers discovered that roughly half a billion people visit websites that secretly run cryptocurrency mining scripts every month.
Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin are becoming more popular, but that means cybercriminals are embracing the potential of cryptocurrency as well.
Security researchers reported that threat actors have been targeting vulnerable servers to mine for cryptocurrency since about May 2017.
Blockchain technology enables all participants in a transaction to validate whether the assets involved have been altered or tampered with.
IBM Managed Security Services (MSS) detected a sixfold increase in attacks involving embedded CPU mining tools between January and August 2017.
Threat actors are reviving exploit kits to deliver cryptocurrency miners through malvertising campaigns. The Neptune exploit kit mines for Monero.