Cybersecurity

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Crowdsourced Threat Detector PolySwarm Goes Live on Mainnet
The network uses PolySwarm’s NCT token for transactions.
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China’s Qihoo 360 Built Crypto Mining Monitoring Software to Support Crackdown
The cybersecurity company says 109,000 mining IPs were active daily on average in November.
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Hackers Are Attacking Cloud Accounts to Mine Cryptocurrencies, Google Says
Compromised accounts were also used to find new targets and host malware and phishing scams.
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Biden Administration Sanctions Crypto Exchange Chatex Over Ransomware Allegations
The Treasury Department said the exchange provided “material support” to Suex, a previously sanctioned exchange.
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Why Cybersecurity Is an Important Consideration for Crypto Hedge Fund Launches
The looming threat of an exploit remains a hurdle as traditional asset managers spin up crypto funds.
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Crypto News Roundup for Oct. 27, 2021
With crypto markets taking a breather and a look at how a jail-first approach to disruptive coders isn’t great, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup.
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Are Cryptocurrencies Secure? Yes and No – Here’s Why
What explains the simultaneous security and vulnerability of digital assets, and what can advisors do to help their clients who may be at risk?
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DOJ to Launch National Crypto Enforcement Team: Report
U.S. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco unveiled the initiative during a virtual speech at the Aspen Cyber Summit on Wednesday.
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Chainalysis Acquires Cybercrime Investigations Firm Excygent
The deal marks Chainalysis’ first acquisition and follows a $100 million funding round in June.
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Cream to Return Stolen Funds Using Protocol Fees
The protocol said in excess of $33.5 million in ether and AMP was taken in the hack.
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