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Tor Browser Plays Host to BTC-Stealing Malware

If there’s one thing bitcoin enthusiasts are having a hard time avoiding, its crypto scams and thefts. From Mt. Gox to Coincheck, thefts can ring through the industry like the bells of Notre Dame, and sometimes, they can lead to harsh consequences for the crypto and blockchain space. The latest scam is coming by way of the Tor Browser, which is being monitored by criminals as a means of stealing unsuspecting persons’ bitcoins.Tor Browser Is Home to Some Malicious ActorsThus far, the amounts...

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“Save Yourself” BTC Malware Is Doing More Damage These Days

Bitcoin has grown exponentially over the past year or so, and this has made many hackers and malicious actors want to target cryptocurrency owners. Now, a new strain of bitcoin-based malware entitled “Save Yourself” is making the rounds, and while analysts have been warning enthusiasts about it for the past week, it seems to be much worse than originally thought.How to “Save Yourself” from MalwareSave Yourself has been here for some time. Originally, it was a form of malware designed to...

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Jerez de la Frontera Under Attack by BTC Cyber Thief

As we have seen in the crypto world, nobody is safe from crypto-based ransomware, and in the case of one Spanish city – Jerez de la Frontera – that lesson is being learned all over again.Jerez Under FireA hacker has apparently taken an entire city hostage. The computer network of Jerez de la Frontera has been locked up by a malicious actor who is demanding bitcoins in exchange for loosening his or her hold on the system. The attack first began on Tuesday night with what were deemed small...

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