A mining chip vulnerability that could potentially be used to remotely shut off bitcoin mining machines was revealed yesterday – with a fix from the manufacturer following shortly after. Involving controversial mining chip manufacturer Bitmain, the issue is what some are calling a “backdoor” in the code that controls its hardware, offering the company a […]
A new version of an infamous botnet has been detected – and this version is equipped to mine bitcoin.
Two MIT researchers came up with a novel bitcoin-based IoT security product that mimics botnets.
Ethereum developers had to shutter a highly anticipated app last week, when two critical bugs provoked security concerns shortly after launch.
The community has been in a furore over an attack that took down 70% of Bitcoin Unlimited nodes. Here are 12 of the best Twitter responses.
Ledger’s new hardware wallet is the most costly on the market. Does it have the features to justify the expense? BitGo’s Jameson Lopp investigates.
Day one of a blockchain security conference at Stanford University played host to an evolving – but predominantly serious – discussion on the subject.
Financial firms need to be mindful of cybersecurity as they look to integrate blockchain, a top IT security agency for the European Union said.
Cryptocurrency companies and holders continued to be a target for hackers in 2016, but Bill Shihara argues it doesn’t have to be that way next year.