Blockchain technology can make transactions safe and secure, but cryptocurrency exchanges trading bitcoins and other virtual currencies are still being hacked.
Hackers targeted Bitcoin payments of LockerR ransomware, GlobeImposter ransomware, Sigma ransomware and others.
In recent weeks the entire cryptocurrency industry has been rocked by a shocking amount of hacks, cyberattacks, mistakes and thefts. Here are the highlights.
Tech pioneer John McAfee is going it alone, departing the US-based MGT Capital Investments where he has worked previously in the roles of CEO, designer and cybersecurity visionary.
Hacked cryptocurrency exchange pledges that most victims of $500m cyberattack will be repaid but regulatory officials not convinced.
Raiders break into Oxfordshire home of digital currency trader and force bitcoin transaction in first cryptocurrency robbery in UK.
Ex Lloyds forex chief Darren Coote has also invested in Cobalt.
BTCC has been acquired by an unnamed Hong Kong-based blockchain investment fund
Prodeum seemingly exit-scams investors by promising blockchain for fruit and vegetables but running off with ICO money.
Blockchain takes away the power from social media giants by giving the ownership of data back to users.
Hackers stole over $500m from Coincheck, a major Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange, in the biggest cryptocurrency heist to date.
A senior US Treasury official has urged banks and financial regulators to do more to tighten oversight of trading in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
Blockstack's Muneeb Ali refers to Google's motto – 'Don't be evil', and says shouldn't it be, 'can't be evil'?
Eugene Danilkis, CEO & Co-Founder, Mambu, looks at how banks can use SaaS and APIs to launch a fintech in ten months
Prime minister Theresa May said that cryptocurrency regulation in the UK is being "very seriously" looked at by authorities.
Egor Gurjev, CEO at Playkey looks at how cryptocurrency will truly empower gamers by monetising that network.
Brian Cohen is CFO of BitSight, which provides companies with security ratings.
The charges come as governments around the world increasingly look to regulate cryptocurrency trade and exchanges amid the hype surrounding digital currencies.
Security experts analysed over 18,000 apps across 20 app stores to find that 661 blacklisted Bitcoin apps were still available to users.
Steve Bassi of Polyswarm explains how the network can quickly build micro-engines to tackle emerging threats, and be rewarded in cryptocurrency.