Bitfinex announced that all trading, deposits, and withdrawals will be temporarily disabled.
Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center had to pay bitcoin ransom equivalent to $17,000.
The new study, published by the Cyber Threat Alliance, states that the creators of CryptoWall 3.0 malicious program generated more than $325 million in ransom payments.
A new digital currency has been created by Interpol to fight online-committed crimes.
The city of Detroid was victimized by the hackers who had seized a database and asked for 2,000 BTC as a ransom.
In this 2-part series written by Kolin Evans, a cryptocurrency expert who made Quark an international sensation following bitcoin’s euphoric rise in 2013, consumers are alerted to the types of digital currency fraud – and shown how to prevent them.
The Bitcoin service Bitalo found itself the victim of a DDoS attack and put a 100 BTC bounty on the hacker’s head.
A newly-discovered cyber flaw, dubbed “Bash bug” or “Shellshock Bug”, is not likely to affect bitcoin.
Email and forum accounts used by Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto have apparently been taken over by hacker, according to a series of odd posts made from accounts confirmed to belong to Nakamoto himself.