Cryptocurrency malware: is your computer secretly mining Bitcoin?

Cryptocurrency mining malware could potentially affect over 2 million computers by the end of this year, according to the analysis provided by Kaspersky Labs. The report based on the data was published on technical support website Bleeping Computer. It says that over 1.65 million computers all over the world have been infected with Bitcoin mining malware since the beginning of this year. According...

Attention: this virus can steal your Bitcoins

Ransomware comes in a variety of shapes and forms. Most of the time, it locks your computer, encrypts files and asks for a Bitcoin payment in exchange for a decryption key. There is, however, a much more dangerous kind of malware. Its purpose is to steal your data. Bitshifter is a brand new ransomware of such kind that steals Bitcoin wallet information. Why hackers do it this way This strategy may...

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