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US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Attacks Bitcoin, Libra

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin touched upon Bitcoin and Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency in a Monday press conference, voicing concerns about the misuse of...

Here’s Why 51% Attacks Don’t Affect Price

51% attacks are catastrophic in the cryptocurrency world–or are they? 51% attacks may be a little bit scary but here’s why they don’t...

Crypto Mining Attacks Soar in First Half of 2018

Malicious cryptomining attacks jumped 956 percent from the first half of 2017 to the first half of 2018, IT security firm Trend Micro...

Russian Intelligence Officers Mined Bitcoin To Fund Attacks Against U.S. Democracy

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for conspiring to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential elections. The indictment alleges...

New Cybersecurity Report Notes Rising Cases of Cryptojacking Attacks on Linux Devices

A recent internet security report from an independent cybersecurity firm has highlighted the growing threat of crypto-mining malware. Its findings highlight that in the...

New Cybersecurity Report Notes Rising Cases of Cryptojacking Attacks on Linux Devices

A recent internet security report from an independent cybersecurity firm has highlighted the growing threat of crypto-mining malware. Its findings highlight that in the...

Bitcoin Gold Plans Hard Fork to Prevent Further 51% Attacks

The Bitcoin Gold (BTG) team plans a hard fork as a solution to two pressing issues: the prevention of future 51% attacks and the...

Verge’s Blockchain Attacks Are Worth a Sober Second Look

The notorious 51-percent attack: it's the major fault in cryptocurrency protocols but it's rarely seen, especially among the most popular cryptocurrencies. Yet, in the...