Security

Crypto Securities Are Years Away from Mainstream, Technologists Say

| Christine Kim

Panelists at ETHDenver agree that despite projections, crypto securities lack the current infrastructure to go mainstream.

8 Illicit Crypto-Mining Windows Apps Removed From Microsoft Store

| Daniel Palmer

Eight apps have been removed from Microsoft's app store after Symantec found they could illicitly mine cryptocurrency.

Fake MetaMask App on Google Play Store Hosted Crypto Malware

| Yogita Khatri

Ethereum dapp service MetaMask was targeted by crypto-stealing malware found on Google's Play Store.

New Malware Targets Apple Mac Computers to Steal and Mine Cryptos

| Yogita Khatri

A recently discovered form of malware steals browser cookies and other information on Apple Mac computers to steal cryptocurrencies.

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Hackers Just Stole Another $180K in Ether From Cryptopia Exchange

| Yogita Khatri

Hackers still have control over cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia and have removed more funds, says blockchain data firm Elementus.

Crypto Exchange Gemini Passes Security Audit Conducted by Deloitte

| Yogita Khatri

Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini says it has passed a SOC 2 security compliance review conducted by Deloitte.

Swiss Startup to Produce ‘Banknotes’ for Marshall Islands’ Official Cryptocurrency

| Yogita Khatri

Swiss crypto wallet maker Tangem says the Marshall Islands has selected it to produce physical "notes" for its planned national digital currency.

Two Groups Responsible for 60% of All Crypto Exchange Hacks: Report

| Yogita Khatri

Two groups alone are responsible for a majority of hacks at cryptocurrency exchanges to date, Chainalysis research suggests.

Japan’s SBI Invests $15 Million In Crypto Card Wallet Maker Tangem

| Yogita Khatri

Japanese financial services giant SBI Group has invested $15 million in slimline cold wallet provider Tangem.

This Malware Has a Worrying Trick to Mine Monero on Cloud Servers

| Yogita Khatri

In an apparent first, a relatively new form of malware uninstalls security programs to avoid detection and mine crypto on cloud servers.