Could Your Company Become a Cryptojacking Victim?

Min Pyo Hong Did you know that malicious hackers may be using your website to illegally mine digital currency, even though your company doesn’t handle Bitcoin, Monero, Ethereum, and other…

Crypto-Biz CoinDash Handed Back $17m from 'Hacker'

Phil Muncaster Crypto-currency start-up CoinDash is set to officially launch today with an unexpected gift from a hacker, after it was handed back 20,000 Ethereum (ETH) stolen last year. The…

Starbucks cafe's wi-fi made computers mine crypto-currency

By Leo Kelion Starbucks has acknowledged that visitors to one of its branches were unwittingly recruited into a crypto-currency mining operation. The wi-fi service provided by one of the coffee…

IBM: Crypto-Mining Attacks Increased Six-Fold in 2017

By Phil Muncaster Security researchers have warned of a sharp increase this year in cyber-attacks targeting enterprise computers with embedded crypto-currency mining tools. IBM Managed Security Services (MSS) senior threat…