Tag: security labs

Sep 29 2021

Kraken Security Labs Identifies Vulnerabilities In Commonly Used Bitcoin ATM

Sep 29 2021 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  security labs

Bitcoin ATMs offer a convenient and friendly way for consumers to purchase cryptocurrencies. That ease of use can sometimes come at the expense of security. Kraken Security Labs has uncovered multiple hardware and software vulnerabilities in a commonly used cryptocurrency ATM: The General Bytes BATMtwo… The post...

Sep 22 2021

Abusing Smart Contracts to Steal $600 million: How the Poly Network Hack Actually Happened

On August 10, a hacker stole more than $600 million through Poly Network and a bizarre series of events unfolded in the aftermath. In this article, Kraken Security Labs dives into the technical details of how the attacker was able to steal such a large… The post Abusing Smart Contracts to Steal $600...

Aug 05 2021

Email spoofing is not a thing of the past

Aug 05 2021 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  kraken security labs security labs

Kraken, like any popular service, has clients that are targeted by scammers who try to send phishing emails from @kraken.com email addresses. You should never see this form of spoofed email because it should be rejected by mail providers like Gmail because their servers will… The post Email spoofing is not a thing of the past appeared first on...

Jun 22 2021

Alert: Modified hardware wallets spotted in the wild

Last week someone on the Ledger subreddit reported receiving an unsolicited package with a Ledger Nano X along with a letter from “the CEO” of Ledger. The scam tries to trick people into migrating their crypto holdings onto the new, modified device. Kraken Security Labs… The post Alert: Modified hardware wallets spotted in the wild...

May 06 2021

Wallet Security 101 – How To Store Your Coins

It goes without saying that there is A LOT going on in crypto. Whether it’s bitcoin hitting new all-time highs, DeFi exploding, or NFTs becoming all the rage, we know there is plenty on your mind. But have you recently thought about how you’re storing… The post Wallet Security 101 - How To Store Your Coins appeared first on...

Feb 16 2021

Kraken Security Labs Finds Flaws in Safepal S1 Hardware Wallet

Feb 16 2021 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  kraken security labs security labs

Kraken Security Labs, our expert team of security researchers, identified vulnerabilities within the Safepal S1 hardware wallet. While we were not able to steal cryptocurrency from the wallet, we demonstrate certain weaknesses that may make future compromise possible. At Kraken, we try to discover attacks… The post Kraken...

Nov 02 2020

Ledger Phishing Scam Targets Crypto Hardware Wallet Users

Nov 02 2020 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  kraken security labs

Ledger clients whose data was stolen in a breach were targeted in a phishing scam this past week. Below, our expert team at Kraken Security Labs has put together an analysis of the ongoing attack against Ledger clients. This instructive case study could prove useful… The post Ledger Phishing Scam Targets Crypto Hardware Wallet Users...

Oct 16 2020

Alert: Token Teams Are Being Targeted By Fake Kraken Employees

Oct 16 2020 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  kraken security labs

Kraken has identified an active scam targeting the cryptocurrency community in which malicious actors are using fake identities to pose as members of our token listing team. Cryptocurrency teams that use LinkedIn and Telegram should be on high alert, as these efforts appear to be… The post Alert: Token Teams Are Being Targeted By...

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