Tag: security

Nov 23 2022

Productively Paranoid: Here’s how Kraken celebrated Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Nov 23 2022 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  | kraken news security security labs

We at Kraken believe that driving global crypto adoption relies on a solid cybersecurity framework in order to protect our clients’ financial freedom. It's why our motto is security above everything. It's also why we commemorate Cybersecurity Awareness Month each October. This year, we celebrated… The post...

Nov 21 2022

Trezor Black Friday- Cyber Monday Discount – 30% off

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the two most awaited days for consumers to shop online in every part of the world. Particularly it is so because on these two days you get heavy discount on most of the stuff online. And that's why cryptocurrency hardware wallet is a no expectation on these discounted days. So many Bitcoin and altcoin...

8 Ways to Stay Safe Trading Crypto

Nov 21 2022 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  crypto crypto education security

The most important thing to do when beginning to invest in cryptocurrencies is to practice safe trading. Many newcomers overlook this and end up losing most of their investments due to poor financial decisions, scams, or hacker attacks. With the crypto community rapidly growing, hackers will target unsuspecting newcomers might be easy targets. If you’re not careful, then you can expose...

Nov 10 2022

Ledger Hardware Wallets Affected By FTX Crisis

Nov 10 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  ftx news security wallet

According to reports on social media, some Ledger hardware users were unable to complete withdrawals using Ledger Live on Wednesday. Ledger, a maker of hardware-based cryptocurrency wallets, has reportedly run into some problems as a result of significant cryptocurrency exchange outflows during the FTX bloodbath. On Nov. 9, Ledger experienced "massive usage" of their platforms […] The post...

Oct 31 2022

5 Ways to Remain Anonymous Online

Oct 31 2022 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  crypto education security

If you hold cryptocurrencies in your wallet or exchange, you'd want to continue reading. Indeed, security is of utmost importance in today's cyber world. Crypto hacks and scams are commonplace. From the average Joe to large companies, no one is truly safe from hackers and scammers. But, aside from securing your crypto wallet, what else can you do?...

Oct 10 2022

Market Weekly: BNB Chain Hack, Mt.Gox Repayment, and Regulatory Tension

Oct 10 2022 Published at Blockonomi under tags  security

The crypto market woke up last week to a series of gloomy news. Rumors swirled this morning that someone managed to hack into the BNB chain and stole away 2 million BNB worth more than $580 million. The attack was discovered through the key witness of suspicious token transfers. BNB Bridge Hit The suspicious wallet [...] The post Market Weekly: BNB Chain Hack,...

Sep 29 2022

The Security Budget Flaw That Proof-Of-Stake Introduces

The proof-of-work mechanism in Bitcoin provides security which Ethereum has sacrificed for short-term narrative benefits.This is an opinion editorial by Mickey Koss, a West Point graduate with a degree in economics. He spent four years in the infantry before transitioning to the Finance Corps.Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin recently voiced...

Sep 27 2022

The Importance Of Testing Your Bitcoin Custody Setup

If you want to ensure you will be able to recover your Bitcoin in the event of an issue with your custodial setup, there’s only one way to do so!This is an opinion editorial by Will Schoellkopf, host of the “It’s So Early!” Bitcoin podcast.We often hear, “Not your keys, not your coins,” but have you done the “big scary?”Much...

Sep 13 2022

Is Bitcoin Private Enough To Maintain Our Financial Freedom?

Traits inherent to Bitcoin create financial transparency — but with proper usage, Bitcoin users can retain the necessary privacy to preserve freedom.This is an opinion editorial by Kudzai Kutukwa, a passionate financial inclusion advocate who was recognized by Fast Company magazine as one of South Africa’s top-20 young entrepreneurs under 30....

Sep 09 2022

A Plan To Opt Out And De-Google Your Phone To Use Bitcoin Privately

Sep 09 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  android mobile opinion os privacy

Using Bitcoin doesn’t have to mean handing over all of your personal data to the companies you interact with.This is an opinion editorial by Anthony Feliciano, a Bitcoin event organizer and consultant.Now to part two of my series on how our smartphones spy on us. You can find part one here. In this part I’ll...

How Our Smartphones Spy On Us, And What You Can Do To Avoid It

As a Bitcoiner, being aware of all the ways technology is used to spy on you is paramount to good opsec.This is an opinion editorial by Anthony Feliciano, a Bitcoin event organizer and consultant.It’s no secret we live in a mass surveillance state. The technology created to help us be a more energy efficient and productive society, is...

Sep 08 2022

$370k USDC Flash Loan Attack Landed On Avalanche

Sep 08 2022 Published at Blockonomi under tags  defi security

Data from blockchain cybersecurity firm CertiK indicates that $370,000 in flash loan attacks exploited the Avalanche blockchain earlier this week. Decentralized finance (DeFi) has been a lucrative target for flash loan attacks for years. From a series of attacks on Binance Smart Chain dapps in 2021 to the previous loss of $182 million on the [...] The post $370k USDC Flash Loan Attack...

Sep 02 2022

El Salvador Bitcoin bond faces delay due to internal security concerns

Sep 02 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  bitcoin bond el salvador news security

According to the CTO of Tether, El Salvador's $1 billion Bitcoin bond which has once more been postponed is due to concerns where the nation’s security forces have had to confront the scourge of violence in the country. El Salvador, a country in Central America that recognized Bitcoin (BTC) as legal cash in September of […] The post...

Aug 25 2022

Outcry Grows For Tornado Cash: How Ethereum & DeFi May Be Impacted

Aug 25 2022 Published at Blockonomi under tags  privacy security

Leading figures and individuals in the cryptocurrency have lent their voices for justice calls for the arrested developer of Tornado Cash. Earlier in August, the United States Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added Tornado Cash to the list of specially sanctioned entities due to its connection to Lazarus Group, a [...] The post Outcry Grows For Tornado Cash:...

Aug 15 2022

CyberGhost VPN Review: Complete Beginner’s Guide

Founded in 2011, CyberGhost is a Romanian-based firm offering one of the best VPN services available. The company has a strong focus on value pricing models, server selection, and user-friendly operation with outstanding complimentary features. With more than 3,600 servers in its network, spanned across more than 58-countries, CyberGhost allows for the connection of up [...] The post CyberGhost VPN Review: Complete Beginner's...

Aug 13 2022

Bitcoin Is The Hills

The hills once provided a check on the overreaches of state-making. Today, Bitcoin provides that check.This is an opinion editorial by Captain Sidd, a finance writer and explorer of Bitcoin culture.I’ve spent most of the last three years living in the mountainous region of Northern Thailand. Nestled in the hills all around the valleys live “hill tribes” with names like the...

How To Protect Yourself With A More Secure Kind Of Multi-Factor Authentication

There are many ways to improve your security with multi-factor authentication, but some kinds offer more protection from hacking and tracking.This is an opinion editorial by Heidi Porter, an entrepreneur with 35 years in technology.User SecurityIn previous articles about...

Aug 11 2022

Tornado Cash Is Banned By US Government With Money Laundering On The Rise

Aug 11 2022 Published at Blockonomi under tags  regulation security

The U.S. Department of Treasury has listed Tornado Cash on the List of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN) and prohibited American persons from using the service. Sanction violations can result in a $330,947 civil penalty as well as up to 30 years in prison. The government has taken a strong stance against Tornado [...] The post Tornado Cash Is Banned By...

Aug 09 2022

How to Find Lost Bitcoins: a Full Guide

Have you ever lost your wallet? Whether it's your physical wallet with your driver's license and credit cards or your digital Bitcoin wallet, it can be a very scary experience. If you've lost your Bitcoin wallet, there are a few different ways that you can try to recover it. However, it's important to keep in mind that if you lose access to...

Aug 04 2022

Solana Wallet Exploit Cleans Out Millions in Seconds

Aug 04 2022 Published at Blockonomi under tags  security

The Solana ecosystem is in the middle of a security emergency as over 7000 wallets were drained by and ongoing hack, and the figure seems to be rising. Cointelegraph reported on Tuesday that an ongoing widespread Solana wallet compromise was on display, with damage accounting for million dollars. The figure soared in speed, making “Solana” [...] The post Solana Wallet Exploit Cleans Out...

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