Cybersecurity

New Crypto-Mining Malware Uses Amazon’s Cloud to Hijack Computers

So far the scheme has harvested about $100,000 worth of the monero cryptocurrency.

Cybersecurity

The Internet’s Core Infrastructure Was Hacked to Steal Ethereum From a Popular Wallet Service

The attackers exploited vulnerabilities in two basic internet protocols that route traffic around the world.

Data

Samsung Is Bringing Crypto and Blockchain Tech Closer to Its Core Business

Its semiconductor business, the world’s largest, is making chips for cryptocurrency mining.

Emerging Tech

Google Is Banning Cryptomining Extensions from Chrome Store

You'll have to figure out a different way to mine for Bitcoin and Ethereum.

Data

If You Traded Crypto on Coinbase, the IRS Might Be Coming For You

Some of the top-earning users traded over $20,000 on the exchange in a single year.

Cybersecurity

As Atlanta Recovers From Ransomware Attack, Georgia Looks to Boost Cyber Collaboration

The state will soon offer information security training local governments should consider to help avoid a crisis of Atlanta proportions.

Emerging Tech

Now Twitter Has Joined Facebook And Google in Banning Crypto Ads

Twitter will prohibit ads for digital token sales, crypto-wallets, and initial coin offerings.

Emerging Tech

Bitcoin Mining Turns Electricity Into Money

A close-up portrait of bitcoin miners in eastern Washington reveals the real hustle at the heart of cryptocurrencies.

Data

Women Are Powering the Blockchain

A quick scan of the blockchain frontier reveals many women in key roles as developers, investors, and business leaders.

Data

States Dive Into Cryptocurrency Fray

From dealing with Ponzi schemes to financial windfalls, state leaders are weighing how to best handle the future of nationless money.

Cybersecurity

North Korea Is Upping Its Offensive Cyber Operations

As Pyongyang runs out of money for missile tests, expect more hacking.