Browsing the "Security" Tag

Casa-Branded Case Brings Military Tech to Bitcoin Wallet Protection

| Leigh Cuen

Casa has just rolled out radio wave-screening "Faraday bags" as the ultimate cypherpunk accessory for bitcoin hardware wallets.

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Caution and Crypto Custody: Convenient Companions

| Noelle Acheson

Crypto custody is more complex than most of us realize, explains Noelle Acheson. Caution is wise, even if it slows institutional involvement.

51% Attacks for Rent : The Trouble with a Liquid Mining Market

| Anthony Xie

As the global pool of hashing power grows more liquid, arbitrageurs may see a financial incentive in "rent-a-miner" attacks.

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How SABRE Tech Can Stop Hackers From Splitting Bitcoin Into Two

| Alyssa Hertig

Hackers could attack bitcoin with a flood of data, but researchers say they have a solution in the form of a relay network called SABRE.

Fake MetaMask App on Google Play Store Hosted Crypto Malware

| Yogita Khatri

Ethereum dapp service MetaMask was targeted by crypto-stealing malware found on Google's Play Store.

Smart Contract Auditor Lets Go 80% of Staff in Crypto Winter Cutbacks

| Brady Dale

After an initial boom, smart contract auditing firm Hosho went from from 37 employees to seven after business slowed in 2018.

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Adoption of Blockchain to Secure IoT Doubled in 2018, Says Gemalto

| Yogita Khatri

The use of blockchain technology to help secure internet of things data, services and devices doubled last year, Gemalto research suggests.

Two Thirds of Korean Crypto Exchanges Fail Government Security Check

| Yogita Khatri

Only seven out of 21 South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges inspected got a full pass in a recent government security audit.

Proof of Keys Explained: Bitcoin’s First Planned ‘Bank Run’ Is Today

| Alyssa Hertig

Participants in the "Proof of Keys" movement will be taking their money out of third-party bitcoin services, moving it to accounts only they control.

2018: A Record-Breaking Year for Crypto Exchange Hacks

| Eric Larcheveque

The CEO of one of the largest crypto security companies recaps his takeaways from the year that was.