Browsing the "Security" Tag

Unpatched Ethereum Clients Pose 51% Attack Risk, Says Report

| Daniel Palmer

Ethereum clients that still haven't patched known vulnerabilities pose a security risk to the entire network, according to new research.

Nym Technologies Raises $2.5 Million to Anonymize Crypto Apps

| Leigh Cuen

This startup is betting tokens can help incentivize privacy infrastructure across the internet.

Uphold Integrates Ledger Tools to Boost Crypto Storage Solution

| Nikhilesh De

Payments startup Uphold is implementing hardware and software from Ledger's Vault to improve its cold storage solution for investors.

Ether Thief Found Stealing Funds With Weak Private Keys

| Stan Higgins

A security consultancy found that an unknown person or group has been undertaking a sophisticated scheme to steal ether from weakly-protected…

US Energy Department Eyes Blockchain to Prevent Power Plant Cyberattacks

| Yogita Khatri

A U.S. Department of Energy lab is exploring blockchain technology as a line of defense against cyberattacks on power plants.

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Next Bitcoin Core Release to Finally Connect Hardware Wallets to Full Nodes

| Alyssa Hertig

The coming release of Bitcoin Core will finally, natively allow users to connect bitcoin full nodes to hardware wallets.

Kraken Ramps Up Security With Enforced 2FA and Dedicated Lab

| Yogita Khatri

Crypto exchange Kraken is embarking on a security drive, introducing compulsory two-factor authentication and a dedicated security lab.

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Most Crypto Exchanges Still Don’t Have Clear KYC Policies: Report

| Leigh Cuen

Regtech startup Coinfirm has found that only 26 percent of crypto exchanges have a "high" level of anti-money laundering procedures.

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.