Fake wallpaper apps turned phones into bots for the power- and computationally intensive process of producing crypto-currency, a mobile security firm warns.
The country will outline its plans to manage the crypto-currency later this week, and could limit banks' handling of it.
The troubled Bitcoin exchange, which claims to have lost nearly $500 million in the crypto-currency to theft, wins a brief reprieve from a pair of US lawsuits.
Troubled exchange says it has developed a workaround for a glitch in how the crypto-currency handles transactions.
In the ultimate Internet fairytale, the founders of the meme-based crypto-currency have helped send a two-man bobsleigh team to Sochi 2014.
commentary Bitcoin may not last, but crypto-currency is here to stay -- it's only a matter of time before a government replaces paper with more traceable, secure digital money. But is that a good thing?