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Ransomware and Bitcoin Enter New Phase -

Ransomware and Bitcoin Codependency

It is not an exaggeration to say that without each other, ransomware and Bitcoin might not exist at all. I think it's...

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Date: 2018-01-30 19:03:19

Fake Bitcoin Wallet Apps Removed from Google Play ...

Three fake Bitcoin applications were recently removed from Google Play after security researchers discovered they were tricking users into sending funds to their developers, mobile security firm Lookout has discovered .

The impressive increase in Bitcoin value over the past several months has stirred interest from individuals worldwide, including cybercriminals. The number of attacks involving the cryptocurrency has increased recently, and it appears that they moved to mobile as well.

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Date: 2018-01-30 17:00:34

Related topics : blockchain bitcoin wallet app / bitcoin wallet android app / buy bitcoin google wallet / bitcoin android mining app / android bitcoin wallet blockchain

More Prison Time for Ex-Secret Service Agent Who Stole ...

More Prison Time for Ex-Secret Service Agent Who Stole Bitcoins

By Eduard Kovacs on November 09, 2017


A former U.S. Secret Service agent already convicted for stealing bitcoins from the now-defunct underground marketplace Silk Road has been handed another prison sentence for the theft of digital currency from the government, the Department of Justice announced this week.

Shaun W. Bridges,...

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Date: 2017-12-20 01:33:57

Related topics : silk road bitcoin transfer time / bitcoin digital currency exchange / bitcoin digital wallet / bitcoin digital currency / 1 bitcoin to dollar in 2015

SEC Files Charges in Digital Currency Investment Scam ...

The US Securities and Exchange Commission said Monday its newly-created Cyber Unit shut down a digital currency investment scam, charging a company that took millions from investors, "falsely promising" a speedy, 13-fold profit.

The SEC's Cyber Unit filed charges against and froze the assets of Dominic Lacroix, a Canadian with a history of securities law violations, and his company PlexCorps in...

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Date: 2018-01-11 20:08:46

Related topics : bitcoin digital currency exchange / digital virtual currency and bitcoins / digital currency exchanger / digital currency companies / bitcoin digital currency

Orcus RAT Campaign Targets Bitcoin Investors ...

Orcus RAT Campaign Targets Bitcoin Investors

By Ionut Arghire on December 08, 2017


In an attempt to benefit from the recent spike in the value of Bitcoin, the authors of a remote access Trojan have started targeting Bitcoin investors with their malicious software, Fortinet has discovered.

The attack starts with phishing emails marketing a relatively new Bitcoin trading bot application...

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Date: 2018-01-11 22:59:02

Related topics : bitcoin application development