Fraudsters obviously prefer to deal in digital currency to remain anonymous, but bitcoin and ransomware are also intertwined in other, more complex ways.
Actors have exploited a patched flaw to push a cryptocurrency miner to vulnerable Linux machines. The attacks take advantage of a vulnerability in Samba.
Two new linux Trojan strains have been discovered: One attempts to mine cryptocurrency, while the other cloaks the threat actor's identity.
Researchers discovered a new banking malware that targets users' sensitive information and cryptocurrency wallets through phishing emails.
The bitcoin price just broke $1,000 for the first time since 2013. But is it really a step toward market domination or merely fool's gold?
As blockchain appears poised to evolve in 2017, IT managers must work closely with financial regulators to fill any gaps regarding compliance.
Formerly only associated with cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, blockchain technology will come of age in 2017, yielding use cases across industries.
As cryptocurrencies gain traction with banks and consumers, IT professionals must consider the cybersecurity implications of becoming a cashless society.
Blockchain and Cryptography: The New Gold Standard Over the past 200 years, the role of gold in international trade has been undeniable as a means to standardize prices across currencies and secure payments across borders. Before 1875, global...
Instead of targeting the usual 50 to 500 file types, the creator of ransomware variant Smrss32 is targeting more than 6,600 file extensions.