After a series of bad news from Mt. Gox comes the ultimate blow to its users: the prominent Bitcoin exchange has filed for bankruptcy with the Tokyo District Court in Japan.
The second incarnation of the (in)famous Silk Road underground market has been hacked, claims one of its moderators who goes by the online handle "Defcon", and an estimated 4,400+ Bitcoins (currently worth between $2 and $3 million) that the market kept in a central escrow service have been pilfered by attackers.
CoinThief, the recently discovered Bitcoin-stealing Trojan that targets Mac users, has been spotted being offered on several download websites such as CNET's Download.com and MacUpdate.com, as well as masquerading as precompiled binaries in several GitHub projects.
As popular Bitcoin exchanges continue to be bombarded with malformed transactions, a lot of them have decided to temporarily prevent its customers to withdraw their funds.
SecureMac has discovered a new Trojan which targets OS X and spies on web traffic to steal Bitcoins.