The average payout for ransomware attacks rose dramatically in the first quarter of 2019 – largely due to one variant called Ryuk.
Online payments giant PayPal has been awarded a patent for a technique that could detect a type of crypto malware and mitigate its effects.
Binance is partnering with the blockchain analytics firm CipherTrace to beef up its anti-money laundering procedures.
A U.S. Department of Energy lab is exploring blockchain technology as a line of defense against cyberattacks on power plants.
Non-custodial exchange LGO Markets has built its own hardware storage device and will also offer multi-signature wallets through BitGo.
Crypto exchange Kraken is embarking on a security drive, introducing compulsory two-factor authentication and a dedicated security lab.
Regtech startup Coinfirm has found that only 26 percent of crypto exchanges have a "high" level of anti-money laundering procedures.
Binance is moving to boost compliance and data security through a new partnership with Medici Ventures portfolio firm IdentityMind.
Cryptocurrency custodian BitGo now lets clients compliantly store the BCAP security token from venture capital firm Blockchain Capital.
Crypto custody is more complex than most of us realize, explains Noelle Acheson. Caution is wise, even if it slows institutional involvement.