Tech titans and prominent politicians among victims of a sprawling hack that Twitter says leveraged its internal tools
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The giveaway scheme uses the tech titan’s name as part of Bitcoin addresses for extra credibility
ESET researchers discover a trojanized Tor Browser distributed by cybercriminals to steal bitcoins from darknet market buyers
ESET researchers have analyzed fake cryptocurrency wallets emerging on Google Play at the time of bitcoin’s renewed growth
The thieves bade their time before running off with more than 7,000 Bitcoin ‘in one fell swoop’
ESET researchers dicovered that Trojanized applications used to steal bitcoin were hosted inadvertently by the popular website download.cnet.com.
According to a new survey from ESET, the Europeans are leading the way with the online payment methods. Americans meanwhile prefer traditional alternatives.
In an open letter to members of its own community, Bitcoin developers and contributors have called for greater cooperation over security and scalability.
Bitcoin has issued an urgent warning that very recent transactions could be invalid, due to a glitch with older mining software that could cause Bitcoins to be double-spent.
Coinapult, a long-running bitcoin wallet service, announced on Monday that its hot wallet had been compromised to the tune of 150 coins - around $42,900.
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There have been some high-profile Bitcoin thefts recently. Here are 10 tips on protecting your virtual bitcoin wallet.
19,000 Bitcoin - valued at around $275 each, so $5 million together - have been stolen from a majour European Bitcoin exchange, reports RT.
Police are closing in on thieves who stole Bitcoin valued at $370 million during the collapse of popular exchange Mt Gox - and just 1% of the theft is believed to be the work of outside hackers.
The infamous anonymity of Bitcoin as a currency has a weakness built into it, according to a paper published by the University of Luxembourg.
Bitcoin’s mysterious creator, who goes by the pseudonym ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’, could be about to have his identity made public, after a series of emails from the address that has been his only point of contact with the world since 2011.
Gamers and cellphone users were targeted by criminal groups around the world this week - while retailers continued to suffer at the hands of POS malware, and a phishing campaign highlighted just how hot Bitcoin is right now.
A new tactic where waves of Bitcoin wallet phishing emails are targeted at corporations has proved a success for the criminals behind it - with nearly 2.7% of victims clicking on the malicious link embedded in the two waves of 12,000 emails.
A leaked list of people who had enquired about the auction for bitcoins from the “dark market” Silk Road provided a target for phishing scammers - and at least one site fell for the scam emails.
Extorted for Bitcoin? Some U.S. pizza restaurant owners have been receiving letters threatening them with bad reviews, fake pizza orders, food contamination and, in extreme cases, even bombs.