The security vendor has seen an uptick in infections as well as command-and-control servers.
Atrax, sold for $250, offers a variety of other potent plugins besides its ability to mine and steal virtual currency.
Mystery surrounds a sizable transfer in March between an early bitcoin account and the underground marketplace.
A Boston-based company, Abine, is beefing its anti-tracking browser extension to let users shield their real credit card details, email addresses and phone numbers during web transactions.
Ross William Ulbricht will remain behind bars as he awaits trial for allegedly running the underground online drugs marketplace.
A worm-like type of malicious software has been found targeting Apache Tomcat, an open-source Web server application, according to Symantec.
Mining companies increasingly are being targeted by hackers trying to steal information and disrupt operations, as the metals industry expands its dependence on Internet-connected systems to reduce costs.
Online gaming company settled civil complaint that it secretly installed bitcoin-mining code on subscribers' computers, netting more than $3,700 worth of virtual currency.
Russia's Mail.ru Group made its first foray in the U.S market on Tuesday, launching three mobile applications.
The defendants are alleged to be part of a New York cell that used bogus payment cards to withdraw millions of dollars from more than 100 ATMs in a matter of hours, according to federal prosecutors in New York.
A Chicago-based company that runs derivatives exchanges said Friday it was the victim of a July cyberattack that compromised customer information.
Malicious software aimed at stealing online banking credentials surged in the third quarter of this year to a level not seen since 2002, according to a new report from Trend Micro.
Bitcoin is vulnerable to an attack that could have devastating effects on the virtual currency, but it can be fixed with a software update, according to researchers from Cornell University.
The co-founder of Liberty Reserve, a now defunct virtual currency that was widely favored by the criminal underground, pleaded guilty on Thursday to money laundering and other charges.
Dark Mail will provide end-to-end encryption, including email metadata.