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...

North Korean Hackers steal Bitcoins to support authoritarian regime

Hackers from North Korea are attempting to steal Bitcoins in support of Kim Jong Un’s regime, according to FireEye, a top cybersecurity firm. North Korea became interested in Bitcoin and other sorts of digital money known as altcoins, as the U.S. is aiming to pursue international sanctions in order to further isolate the country, FireEye says. “Sanctions against North Korea are fueling...

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