Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacking Jumped 250% YTD, Says Report

A report on cryptocurrency theft published by cyber security firm CipherTrace found that hacking of exchanges and trading platforms has jumped 250 percent in the first nine months of 2018 on a year-over-year basis, reaching $927 million. $2.5 Billion Laundered

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Greek Top Court Grants Moscow’s Request for Extradition of Crypto Hacker Vinnik

The Supreme Court of Greece has reached a decision in the case regarding the extradition of Russian cryptocurrency expert Alexander Vinnik, according to his lawyer. The suspect was arrested in Greece on July 25, 2017, and since then, the U.S., France,

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Report: Crypto-Jacking Is on the Rise, Overtaking Ransomeware as Preferred Method of Attack

As cryptocurrencies continue to increase in popularity and adoption, investors and users are experiencing an increase in malicious coin miners that utilize the semi-anonymity offered by cryptocurrencies for financial gain. ITWeb Security Summit  This

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Is this Google Chrome Extension Secretly Using Your Device to Mine Cryptocurrency?

With the price of cryptocurrencies reaching new highs in 2017, the incentive for nefarious actors to devise innovative methods of acquiring them is also rising. One such technique uses a program known as CoinHive to secretly mine for digital currencies

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