Category: Cybersecurity

New Linux-Targeting Crypto-Mining Malware Combines Hiding and Upgrading Capabilities

Japanese multinational cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has detected a new strain of crypto-mining malware that targets PCs running Linux, according…

Canadian Bank Opens Deposit Box for Cryptocurrency Firms

A Canadian bank says its digital safety deposit box is ready for prime time. VersaBank announced Thursday that its new…

Cybersecurity Firm Ranks Safety of Top Crypto Exchanges

Prominent cybersecurity firm Group-IB has graded the security of top crypto exchanges, U.S.-based tech news media the Next Web reported…

Crypto Exchange Gate.io Removes StatCounter Service Following Report of Security Breach

Crypto exchange Gate.io has removed web analytics tool StatCounter from their website following a breach report by cybersecurity firm ESET,…

Japan: Cybersecurity Experts Claim to Have Made Progress in Tracking Zaif Exchange Hackers

Cybersecurity experts say they have found potentially incriminating evidence against the hackers of Japanese crypto exchange Zaif, according to an…

Hackers Behind $60 Million Zaif Crypto Exchange Theft May Have Been Exposed

Cybersecurity experts at Japan Digital Design, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), say they've found possibly revealing information…

From Encrypted Messaging to Critical Fire Systems: Blockchain for Security Sector

Blockchain-based systems’ decentralized nature makes for their formidable resiliency to the outsiders’ attempts to infiltrate or take down such networks.…

54% of Cryptocurrency Exchanges Have Security Holes

Traders hope and expect the exchange they’re trading on takes security seriously. But while all crypto platforms pay lip service…

Amateur Cryptojackers and Apple Macs Emerge as Two Mining Malware Trends for 2018

2017 was a big year for cryptojacking. It increased by 8,500 percent, according to figures published by Symantec in March.…

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