cybersecurity

CDCROP: European national flags in front of European Parliament building in Brussels, Belgium. (Santiago Urquijo/Getty Images)
EU Lawmakers Vote for Stronger Cyber Protection for Crypto, Other Finance
The crypto world is highly prone to hacks and attacks, but the jury is out on the impact the new measures will have.
CDCROP: European national flags in front of European Parliament building in Brussels, Belgium. (Santiago Urquijo/Getty Images)

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Bridge Security Is ‘Unresolved Technical Challenge,’ Chainalysis Research Director Says
Kimberly Grauer said on CoinDesk TV's “First Mover” program that industry figures must work together to make the software safer.
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When White Hat Hackers Go Bad
Even the most ethical hacker can be lured in by the seven deadly sins of pen-testing. This article is part of CoinDesk's Sin Week series.
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Crypto Exchange Coinbase Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Alleged Lapses in Security
A class action lawsuit filed in a federal court in Georgia alleges the crypto exchange failed to secure users' accounts against theft and hacks, and seeks damages upwards of $5 million.
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Blockchain Analytics Platform Merkle Science Raises $19M to Take on Bridge Exploits
The threat detection company added funding to its Series A round, which now totals more than $24 million.
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Cybersecurity Protocol Naoris Raises $11.5M to Build Decentralized Proof-of-Security Consensus Mechanism
Bitcoin whale Tim Draper was one of the lead investors in the round.
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Direct Blockchain Scrutiny Can Spot Financial Hacks, but Not Easily, German Study Says
Officials can cut out the middleman by examining public ledgers, a report published by the BaFin financial regulator said – but at a cost.
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Swiss Cybersecurity Firm WISeKey Ends Share Buyback Program
The Zug-based firm repurchased 1,074,305 shares for about $1.5 million.
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India Includes Crypto Businesses in New Rules for Cyber Security
The move is seen as a positive step that gives clarity to the crypto industry on several fronts.
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Dfns plans to prevent crypto wallets being hacked by splitting the keys and distributing them across a network. (Shutterstock)
Dfns Raises $13.5M to Build Out Password Protection for Crypto Wallets
The French company's service splits a wallet's private key, or password, and distributes the pieces so it no longer exists in a single place.
Dfns plans to prevent crypto wallets being hacked by splitting the keys and distributing them across a network. (Shutterstock)