bitcoin hackers

The Bitcoin service Bitalo found itself the victim of a DDoS attack and put a 100 BTC bounty on the hacker’s head.

South Korea Blames North Korea for Stealing ‘Billions of Won’ in Cryptocurrency in 2017
February 5th, 2018

South Korea accuses its northern neighbor of having hacked its crypto exchanges, which resulted in billions of won stolen.

Bitfinex Team Investigates Security Breach, Releases Initial Relaunch Plan
August 4th, 2016

Bitfinex announced that all trading, deposits, and withdrawals will be temporarily disabled.

Hackers Demand Ransom in Bitcoin from Hollywood Hospital
February 18th, 2016

Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center had to pay bitcoin ransom equivalent to $17,000.

Group Behind CryptoWall 3.0 Made $325 Million in Bitcoin Ransoms, Says Report
November 1st, 2015

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.

Interpol Creates Its Own Digital Currency to Fight Bitcoin Crimes
September 1st, 2015

A new digital currency has been created by Interpol to fight online-committed crimes.

Hackers Seized Database from City of Detroit in April, Demanded $800k in Bitcoin
November 19th, 2014

The city of Detroid was victimized by the hackers who had seized a database and asked for 2,000 BTC as a ransom.

Cryptocurrency Fraud (Part 1): Identifying Ways in Which Fraudsters Operate
November 6th, 2014

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 Hacker Now Has a 100 Bitcoin Bounty on His Identity
November 5th, 2014

The Bitcoin service Bitalo found itself the victim of a DDoS attack and put a 100 BTC bounty on the hacker’s head.

‘The Bash Bug’: Bigger Than ‘Heartbleed’, but No Threat to Bitcoin Services
September 26th, 2014

A newly-discovered cyber flaw, dubbed “Bash bug” or “Shellshock Bug”, is not likely to affect bitcoin.

Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto’s Email Address Appears to Have Been Hacked
September 9th, 2014

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.