Browsing the "Security" Tag

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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.

Security Researchers Break Ledger Wallets With Simple Antennae

| Brady Dale

Calling themselves Wallet.Fail, three security researchers found ways to access crypto cold wallets in ways that weren't intended by their creators.

Electrum Wallet Attack May Have Stolen As Much as 245 Bitcoin

| Yogita Khatri

A phishing attack on the Electrum wallet network has reportedly managed to steal bitcoin worth over $800,000.

McAfee: Crypto-Mining Malware Grew By Over 4,000 Percent in 2018

| Yogita Khatri

Instances of crypto-mining malware increased by a whopping 4,467 percent this year, according to research from McAfee.

TrustToken Says It Passed 3 Security Audits With No Bugs Found

| Nikhilesh De

TrustToken says its tech has passed three independent security audits, while its stablecoin is now seeing trading volume over $1 billion a month.

New Crypto Mining Malware Seen to ‘Evolve,’ Say Researchers

| Yogita Khatri

Researchers at cybersecurity firm Check Point say a relatively new form of crypto mining malware, dubbed KingMiner, is “evolving.”

Botnets Are Being Repurposed for Crypto Mining Malware: Kaspersky

| Aditi Hudli

A security bulletin released by Kaspersky Labs states that botnets are increasingly being used to distribute illicit crypto mining software.