Recent times have seen banks hedging their bets or even fully integrating cryptocurrencies. The acquisition and filing of patents is how large organizations truly express their interest in a given field, and Bank of America continues to lead the way, now having secured its latest patent in the blockchain and crypto space, one for "tamper-responsive" remote
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One of the new technologies announced on Tuesday by VMware at its VMworld 2018 Europe conference is VMware Blockchain, which aims to provide enterprises a decentralized trust infrastructure based on permissioned blockchain.
Cryptojacking crooks hide mining malware in what looks like a legitimate software update.
On Friday, ICO platform KickICO acknowledged a security breach during which an unknown attacker (or attackers) stole over 70 million KICK tokens ($7.7 million at the time of the hack) from the platform's wallets.
A nightmare for promising startups but a common problem in the cryptocurrency industry is theft -- and the attacker which allegedly targeted Taylor did not hold back.
Attackers on Tuesday pulled off a complex attack using kinks in core internet infrastructure that caused users of an Ethereum wallet developer's website to be redirected to a phishing site.
For those who manage their cryptocurrency in offline, or "cold," wallets under the premise that they cannot be compromised, recent news from researcher Dr. Mordechai Guri from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, raises some alarms. Guri demonstrated that cold wallets can be infected with malicious code, allowing an attacker to access the wallet’s
Hackers are leveraging an IIS 6.0 vulnerability to take over Windows servers and install a malware strain that mines the Electroneum cryptocurrency.
Four out of five initial coin offerings (ICOs) that have taken place in the last year have been classified as scams, according to a recent study by Satis Group, an ICO advisory firm. ICOs have been the rage of the cryptocurrency world because they allow companies to raise money for various ventures by issuing cryptocurrency tokens that users could buy and
After becoming a scourge inside browsers, on desktops, and on servers, cryptocurrency-mining malware is now invading the cloud, and it appears to be quite successful.