Browsing the "cybersecurity" Tag

Canadian Bank Opens Deposit Box for Cryptocurrency Firms

| Zack Seward

VersaBank says its VersaVault offers "absolute privacy" when announcing that crypto exchanges and funds can sign up to use the platform on Thursday.

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Hackers Behind Zaif Crypto Exchange Theft May Have Been Exposed

| Yogita Khatri

Cybersecurity experts from Mitsubishi Group say they may have identified data that could locate the hackers of the Zaif crypto exchange.

Attacker Installs Crypto Mining Malware on Over 170,000 Devices

| Christine Kim

Coinhive was installed on more than 170,000 devices in Brazil last month.

The Russian Military Is Building a Blockchain Research Lab

| Muyao Shen

The Russian Ministry of Defense is launching a blockchain research lab to examine how to combat cybersecurity threats.

Kaspersky Warns on Rapid Spread of Malicious Crypto Miners

| Muyao Shen

Kaspersky Lab says crypto-mining malware is quickly replacing ransomware, warning that mobiles could be the next big target.

US Should Encourage Blockchain Investments, Says Former Defense Official

| Wolfie Zhao

The US should promote investments in blockchain as part of a broader fight against cyberthreats, a former Defense Department official has said.

EU Report: DLT Could Increase Cyber Risks for Financial Institutions

| Stan Higgins

The proliferation of new technologies such as blockchain could increase risks in Europe’s financial system, according to a new report.

Cloudflare Bug Triggers Password Warnings from Bitcoin Exchanges

| Stan Higgins

Users of bitcoin exchanges and other online services are being warned to change their passwords in light of a bug tied to Cloudflare.

Bitcoin Exchanges Could Face New Regulations in the Philippines

| Stan Higgins

The central bank of the Philippines is weighing new restrictions on money services in the country, including bitcoin exchanges.

Presidential Cybersecurity Panel Hears Blockchain Testimony By IBM

| Stan Higgins

A panel on national security and cyberspace appointed by President Barack Obama heard testimony on blockchain technology from IBM earlier today.