Cybersecurity researchers from at least two firms today unveiled details of a new strain of malware that targets Windows and macOS systems with a Linux-based cryptocurrency mining malware.
It may sound strange, but it's true.
Dubbed "LoudMiner" and also "Bird Miner," the attack leverages command-line based virtualization software on targeted systems to silently boot an image of Tiny Core
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Are you using Komodo's Agama Wallet to store your KMD and BTC cryptocurrencies?
Were your funds also unauthorisedly transferred overnight to a new address?
If yes, don't worry, it's probably safe, and if you are lucky, you will get your funds back.
Here's what exactly happened…
Komodo, a cryptocurrency project and developer of Agama wallet, adopted a surprisingly unique way to protect its
Though once synonymous with underground networks and black hat hackers, bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have gone mainstream over the past two years.
In 2017, we saw the skyrocket of bitcoin to an all-time high of close to $20,000 followed by a significant decline the following year.
But beyond the ups and downs in the market for the world's largest cryptocurrency is a much more sinister
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The U.S. Department of Justice today announced charges against nine individuals, 6 of which are members of a hacking group called "The Community" and other 3 are former employees of mobile phone providers who allegedly helped them steal roughly $2.5 million worth of the cryptocurrency using a method known as "SIM Swapping."
According to the 15-count indictment unsealed today, five Americans
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Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, confirmed today that the company lost nearly $41 million in Bitcoin in what appears to be its largest hack to date.
In a statement, Binance's CEO Changpeng Zhao said the company discovered a "large scale security breach" earlier on May 7, as a result of which hackers were able to steal roughly 7000 bitcoins, which worth 40.6
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