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Antminers May Contain Backdoor Vulnerability…Or Buggy Security Feature

There have been recent allegations that Bitmain can shut down all of its Antminer mining hardware remotely. This supposed "backdoor" vulnerability has been dubbed "Antbleed,"...

Research Shows How Bitcoin Can Be Attacked Via Internet Routing Infrastructure

Researchers from ETH Zurich and the Hebrew University have found how "internet routing attacks" and "malicious Internet Service Providers (ISPs)" can attack the Bitcoin...

Inside LBC: How This Group Aims to Find a Bitcoin Cryptographic...

Around eight months ago a group called “Large Bitcoin Collider” (LBC) was formed aimed at cracking bitcoin wallets with hopes of finding a cryptographic...

North Korean Hackers Stole $88,000 Worth of Bitcoin Each Month from...

Hackers in North Korea reportedly stole large amounts of bitcoins between 2013 and 2015. South Korea was one of the targets, but not the...

New Linux/Windows Crossover Internet of Things Botnet Found to Mine Bitcoin

IBM has recently discovered that the Mirai Internet of Things (IoT) botnet has been actively installing Bitcoin mining code on some victims' computers. This botnet has been...

Bither CEO: Bitclub is Performing Segwit-related Attack Against Network

Wen Hao, CEO of Bither wallet, a Chinese mobile bitcoin wallet, said early Friday morning that the Bitclub pool (which has 4% of the...

How the Hyped Lumino Whitepaper Details Protocol for Scaling Bitcoin

Rootstock’s Chief Scientist, Sergio Demian Lerner, has been hinting about a new Bitcoin scaling solution called Lumino for over a month. Lumino’s whitepaper has...

Each Bug Found is Worth Up To 10 Bitcoins at Popular...

The third most popular dark net market, Hansa, has recently announced a bug bounty program which offers rewards of up to ten bitcoins for...

How to Defend Against Keyloggers That Are after Your Bitcoins

Malware that records your keystrokes and sends them back to the attacker, referred to as a keylogger, is a significant threat to your stash...

The Bitcoin Exchange Thefts You May Have Forgotten

Cryptocurrency exchange losses have been a nuisance since Bitcoin was first created. Many remember the loss of roughly 850,000 BTC in the demise of...

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