Browsing the "Security" Tag

IAG-Backed Firm Raises $5 Million to Put Airline Security on a Blockchain

| William Foxley

Zamna – a startup backed by the parent firm of British Airways – is building a blockchain bridge for security information between agencies and…

cables, data center

Researchers Uncover Bitcoin ‘Attack’ That Could Slow or Stop Lightning Payments

| Alyssa Hertig

A new denial-of-service attack could slow down or completely stop bitcoin payments over the lightning network.

New Malware Swaps Out Crypto Wallet Addresses as You Type Them

| John Biggs

A newly discovered piece of malware can secretly steal your crypto wallets and passwords.

Crypto Exchange Binance Awarded ISO Security Accreditation

| Daniel Palmer

The crypto exchange says it's been awarded an information security accreditation after audits found it met ISO standards.

keys, security

Bitcoin Lightning Network Specs Pass First ‘Formal’ Security Test

| Alyssa Hertig

A pair of researchers have released the results of a formal verification of the lightning network, saying it's "as secure as bitcoin."

‘Panda’ Crypto Malware Group Has Nabbed $100K in Monero Since 2018

| Daniel Palmer

Cisco Talos has identified a group behind a spate of cryptocurrency-mining malware attacks targeting enterprise networks globally.

Browser Extensions Can Help Scammers Steal Your Bitcoin: Casa CEO

| Anna Baydakova

Browser add-ons can steal your crypto and identifying information, said Casa's Jeremy Welch

Moscow Blockchain Voting System ‘Completely Insecure,’ Says Researcher

| Daniel Palmer

A blockchain system that will soon be used to allow Moscow residents to vote in elections is currently easy to hack, according to a researcher.

New Malware Miner Sneakily Hides When Task Manager Is Open

| Daniel Palmer

Meet "Norman" – a new variant of monero-mining malware that employs crafty tricks to avoid being spotted.

Meet FumbleChain, the Deliberately Flawed Blockchain

| Christine Kim

There's a new blockchain for developers to break at will. The "capture the flag" project from Kudelski Security is meant to educate.