Tag: security

Dec 22 2020

Vitalik Buterin Fires Shot at XRP For Calling Bitcoin & Ethereum “Chinese-controlled”

Dec 22 2020 Published at Coingape under tags  altcoin news btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur

Ripple today revealed that they are under SEC scrutiny and might face a lawsuit owing to the sale of unregulated securities of XRP token. Ripple is among the top cryptocurrency companies that manage the "distribution supply of XRP" and offers banks cross-border remittance service using the XRP ledger. Ripple has adamantly maintained throughout that XRP The post Vitalik Buterin Fires Shot at XRP...

Dec 21 2020

Tezos Israel Develops Hardware Device to Protect Network Validators’ Staked Assets

Dec 21 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  news security staking tech tezos

Innovation hub Tezos Israel has built a hardware security device it says will better secure the staked assets of Tezos' network validators.

Dec 16 2020

New to Bitcoin? Stay Safe and Avoid These Common Scams

Dec 16 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin hack scam security tech

Welcome to the world of bitcoin, where you are your first and last line of defense against scammers and fraudsters.

Dec 14 2020

Google Down: The Perils of Centralization

Dec 14 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  decentralization google security tech

It was a jarring reminder of the hidden costs of the easy-to-use, centralized systems that permeate the web, and just how taxing or debilitating they can be.

Dec 10 2020

NTT, FATH Mechatronics and peaq partner on next-gen blockchain data center security solution

Dec 10 2020 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  security

NTT Global Data Centers EMEA has brought FATH Mechatronics and peaq together to create and integrate an innovative access control solution for data centers. The security solution combines FATH's IoT hardware with peaq's blockchain-based access control software, a permission and access control system which leverages blockchain to improve cybersecurity and optimize access management processes. FATH Mechatronics provided the...

Dec 02 2020

Australian Crypto Exchange Exposes Personal Data of 270K Users

Dec 02 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  australia business data breaches exchanges news

BTC Markets, one of Australia's biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, has accidentally exposed users' data, raising the risk of phishing attacks.

Nov 17 2020

Twitter Hires Noted Hacker as Head of Security Months After Bitcoin Scam

Nov 17 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business hackers hires news security

Twitter has hired Peiter Zatko, a prominent white-hat hacker going by the handle "Mudge," to help prevent future security breaches.

Nov 13 2020

CertiK launches new tool to expedite smart contract security analysis

Nov 13 2020 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  certik featured security

CertiK, a provider of end-to-end cybersecurity solutions, has now announced the launch of QuickScan, a new security toolset that leverages automated scanning technologies to check deployed smart contracts against a wide range of known vulnerabilities at scale. The lean yet powerful tool...

Nov 06 2020

U.S. Govt. Seizes $1B in Bitcoin from Hacker of Darknet Marketplace Silk Road

Nov 06 2020 Published at Blockonomi under tags  bitcoin darknet darkweb marketplace security

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) shut down the infamous Silk Road darknet marketplace back in 2013, yet the saga -- which has been intricately linked with bitcoin (BTC) since it was the platform's currency of choice -- continues to thicken. That's because earlier this week, the fourth-largest bitcoin wallet moved 69,369 bitcoins -- roughly [...] The post U.S. Govt. Seizes $1B in...

Nov 04 2020

US Department of Commerce Grants Crypto.com Highest Privacy, Security Rating

Nov 04 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business security

The U.S. federal agency for technology standards has granted Crypto.com the highest privacy and security rating. The additional stamp of approval paves the way for tentative financial firms looking to make the leap into digital assets....

Nov 03 2020

12 Best Tips to Secure Your Bitcoins

Ever since its invention by Satoshi Nakamoto (an identity that is still debated) in 2008, Bitcoin took the world by storm and was endorsed by many public celebrities and public figures. Today over 17 million bitcoins out of a total of 21 million have been mined, and people are eager to get their hands on the cryptocurrency....

Oct 26 2020

Bitcoin Wallet Provider Ledger Compromised Again by Malicious Phishing Attack

Oct 26 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business security

The famed hardware wallet manufacturer, Ledger, has suffered from a phishing attack. The event may be connected to a...

Oct 09 2020

Revolut enlists Fireblocks for crypto wallet and network security infrastructure

Oct 09 2020 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  featured fireblocks security

Fireblocks, a platform for securing blockchain assets, announced today that Revolut, the UK’s fastest-growing private tech company and one of Europe’s largest FinTechs, will be leveraging its unique...

Sep 23 2020

Introducing Four New Account Security Enhancements

Sep 23 2020 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  | kraken news products security

As Kraken’s Chief Security Officer, I’ve spent the past two years building one of the most advanced security programs in the cryptocurrency industry. While most of my work involves hardening our security behind the scenes, I also work with our Product and Engineering team on… The post Introducing Four New Account Security Enhancements...

Central Bank Digital Currency Explained

For the past decade, we’ve been living in a world of cryptocurrencies vs. centralized financial institutions constant showdown. But it seems like that is about to change. The Central Bank Digital Currency concept is starting to take the spotlight, serving as a bridge between the traditional paper money market and a fully digitized economy. In this article, we’ll talk about the basics of...

Sep 21 2020

Ignium Launches First-Ever STO on End-to-End Digital Assets Infrastructure

The Estonia-based STO infrastructure firm says that its issuance fees are 10-20 times less than competitors’ costs.

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