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Researchers Detect New North Korea-Linked MacOS Malware on Crypto Trading Site

Security researchers have discovered a new cryptocurrency-related macOS malware believed to be the product of North Korean hackers at the Lazarus Group.As tech-focused publication Bleeping Computer reported on Dec. 4, malware researcher Dinesh Devadoss encountered a malicious software on a website called “unioncrypto.vip,” that advertised a “smart cryptocurrency arbitrage

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Longhash Blockchain Researchers Dispute 2017 ‘Single Whale’ Theory

Blockchain education platform Longhash has released research that it claims debunks the recent single-whale theory of the 2017 Bitcoin (BTC) bull run.On Nov. 18, researchers at crypto analytics firm Longhash announced that they have calculated a metric called “Tether Purchasing Power,” which shows more insight into the question of

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Researchers Claim Cross-border B2B Blockchain Transactions set to Explode to $4.4 Trillion by 2024

A fresh report from Juniper Research claims the total value of B2B cross-border payments stored on the blockchain will exceed $4.4 trillion by 2024 – a massive increase from the mere $171 billion in 2019.  advertisement According to research author, Dr Morgane Kimmich: “The implementation of blockchain is part of a wider strategy

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Forensic Researchers Claim a Single Whale Caused the 2017 Bitcoin (BTC) Spike

John Griffin and Amin Shams, two well-known forensic researchers, have built on their previous research which accused Tether (USDT) of single-handedly causing the 2017 bitcoin rally. According to research shared with Bloomberg, the two have found that when BTC decreased in a certain increment on Bitfinex, one single whale exerted

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New Bitcoin Wallet-Focused Trojan Uncovered by Security Researchers

A new Remote Access Trojan (RAT) malware that steals Bitcoin (BTC) wallet data has been discovered by security researchers, according to a Sept. 12 report from Zscaler ThreatLabZ.  The RAT, dubbed InnfiRAT, is designed to perform a wide range of tasks on the infected machines, including specifically seeking out Bitcoin

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Researchers Publish Evidence of ChainLink Token Price Manipulation

Researchers have published evidence of what they claim is a coordinated pump and dump manipulation involving the Chainlink (LINK) token — the native cryptocurrency of Japanese messaging giant LINE’s service-oriented blockchain.A blog post published on Sept. 11 by AnChain.Ai researchers contains an analysis of apparently suspicious LINK token transactions

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Researchers Find Monero Mining Malware That Hides From Task Manager

Cybersecurity company Varonis has discovered a new cryptojacking virus, dubbed “Norman,” that aims to mine the cryptocurrency Monero (XMR) and evade detection. Varonis published a report about Norman on Aug.14. According to the report, Varonis found Norman as one of many cryptojacking viruses deployed in an attack that infected machines

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