Not Everyone Wants to Fix Bitcoin's 'Time Warp Attack' – Here's Why

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A bit of a debate has revved up about bitcoin’s “time warp attack” and whether it’s an exploit or an unintended advantage.

Total of 7 Crypto Exchanges and 158 Wallets Hacked in South Korea, Police Find

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The South Korean National Police Agency has produced a report of all hacking incidents of crypto exchanges and wallets in the country during the past three years. According to local media, there were seven hacking cases of crypto exchanges and 158 cases of wallet hacks, 91 of which happened this year. However, only six arrests…

'Bitcoin Bug' Exploited on Crypto Fork as Attacker Prints 235 Million Pigeoncoins

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Using a major bug found and fixed on bitcoin last month, an attacker was able to print 235 million coins on “pigeoncoin.”

The Latest Bitcoin Bug Was So Bad, Developers Kept Its Full Details a Secret

The Latest Bitcoin Bug Was So Bad, Developers Kept Its Full Details a Secret

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This week’s major bitcoin bug was even worse than developers led on – it could have been used to effectively print more bitcoin.

India Small Town Layman Falls For A Conman: First MLM, Then Wallet Theft

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The growing incidence of bitcoin multi-level marketing (MLM) scams in countries like India is a two-pronged wake-up call. First, has a small town investor become more gullible than ever? Second, and more scary, is bitcoin – with all its complexity and novelty mixed with explosive growth – making it easy for vampires to confuse newborns?…

Bitcoin ATMs Targeted by Malware for Sale in Underground Markets

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Malware aimed at Bitcoin ATMs is being sold in underground markets, according to Trend Micro security researchers. For $25,000, malware exploiting a service vulnerability allows users to nab bitcoin price equivalent in euros, USD, or British pounds. Also read: Bitcoin’s Hopeful Numbers: 70% Familiar in the United States For $25,000, Bitcoin ATM Malware is Available…

Bitcoin Cold Storage in DNA

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Savvy Bitcoiners know: whoever controls keys and passphrases, controls the coins. As cryptocurrency becomes part of everyday life and investment, enthusiasts are increasingly searching for unique, secure ways to store access to their digital assets. Enter Carverr, the startup claiming to keep passwords and keys in a microtube of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). It’s just so…

30% of UK Firms Hit by Crypto Mining Malware in a Month: Survey

30% of UK Firms Hit by Crypto Mining Malware in a Month: Survey

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Almost a third of U.K. businesses said they had been hit by cryptocurrency mining malware within the previous month, according to new research.