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Cryptocurrency. A decade ago, names such as Bitcoin, Dash, Ethereum, and Monero were merely buzzwords. Fast forward to today, and they’ve become as recognisable as the US dollar and the... more

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Thousands of government websites around the world have been hijacked to mine the cryptocurrency Monero. A commonly-used accessibility script was hacked to inject the Coinhive miner into official sites in the US, UK and Australia. One security researcher described it as the biggest attack of its type that he’d seen. In the UK, websites for [...]

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Bitcoin, despite its stratospheric price, is losing its allure with some of its earliest and most avid fans, the criminals, giving rise to a new breed of cryptocurrencies. Privacy coins such as monero, designed to avoid tracking, have climbed faster over the past two months as law enforcers adopt software tools to monitor people using [...]

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Bitcoin, Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, Cryptocurrency, CryptoShuffler Trojan, Cyber Security, Daily News, Dash, E-Money, Ethereum, Fraud & Security, Issuing & Acquiring, Monero, Trojan, Zcash -

Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered a new malware, CryptoShuffler Trojan, which steals cryptocurrencies from a user’s wallet by replacing their address with its own in the device’s clipboard. Criminals are targeting popular cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Zcash, Dash, Monero and others. Indeed, criminals have already succeeded with bitcoin wallets, earning almost £105,923 overall, according to [...]

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