Archive | Hackers

Phone Numbers Becoming Backdoor to Crypto Accounts

Hackers have discovered that the easiest and most direct way to steal cryptocurrency is to first steal phone numbers. Hijacked phone numbers are used to drain crypto accounts A growing number of online crimes begin with hackers persuading cellular phone companies to transfer a victim’s number to a device of their own. In many cases this […]

Cisco Cybersecurity Team Cracks $50 Million Ukrainian Hacker Ring

For years Ukrainian hackers have preyed on bitcoin investors, emptying wallets and then hiding behind the inherent anonymity of the encrypted blockchain. $50 million in stolen cryptocurrency Now Cisco has exposed a notorious Ukranian hacker ring known as Coinhoarder (very subtle) possibly responsible for thefts equaling more than $50 million from Blockchain.info over many years. According […]

Mining Malware Abuses Google Ads and YouTube

Internet monopolies are easy to manipulate it seems. Especially if they are ad revenue driven and don’t really care who or what is advertised. Both Google and Facebook have been a hotbed for scams, phishing websites and malware recently, especially those involving crypto mining. Cyber security researchers Trend Micro have discovered a surge in Coinhive […]