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Intelligence: Pyongyang Trying to Steal Cryptos before Pyeongchang Olympics

Despite some cracks on the icy surface of inter-Korean relations, caused by the Olympic spirit, tensions on the silent crypto front in Korea remain high. South Korean intelligence has informed lawmakers in Seoul that the North keeps trying...

IOTA Attacked for Subpar Wallet Security Following $4m Hack

The IOTA project is again the target of public anger and criticism. This time the issue is a feature of the technology that apparently allowed scammers to steal around $4 million from many unsuspecting users. Also Read: U.S....

Pay Up or Else! Indiana Hospital Latest Victim of Ransomware Attack

Hancock Regional Hospital in Indiana is the latest victim of a ransomware attack by hackers who are demanding a payment in bitcoins. Technology is definitely a two-edged blade. The lightning-fast speed offered by the internet allows for people...

Cryptocurrency Price Surge Could Lead to Hacked Smart Homes

A security expert says that rising cryptocurrency prices can lead to a surge in cryptojacking of people’s smart homes. If there’s one thing that movies have educated us on, it’s that there’s always some form of unintended consequences...

Bitcoin Cash Reddit Tip App Users Hacked for Thousands

An ongoing investigation has revealed multiple allegations that hot wallets from users of popular subreddit r/btc were hacked through Tippr, resulting in thousands of dollars worth of bitcoin cash (BCH) stolen. Early theories assumed this to be a...

Bittrex Wallets Are Taken Offline as Companies Scramble to Patch the Intel Bug

On Wednesday, the tech world was rocked by revelations of a computer chip vulnerability that exposes critical data. Meltdown and Spectre are the names assigned to the newly discovered flaws which primarily affect Intel chips. From a security...