Tag: security

Oct 24 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Oct 24 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  artblocks elon elon musk fidenza funding

NFTs are on fire. We've got another entertainment star who's excited about NFTs, social media platforms are continuing to show investment in crypto, and a meme reposted by Elon Musk yielded a cool five figures. We're now 6 months deep into 'NFTs In A Nutshell' every single week here at Bitcoinist. As always, we take all of the news amassed over the past...

Oct 16 2021

Could Advanced Quantum Computing Pose A Risk To Bitcoin Security?

Rapid progress in quantum computing could pose a risk to certain types of bitcoin transactions. So how can we combat this risk?Rapid progress in quantum computing is predicted by some to have crucial ramifications in domains using public-key cryptography, such as the Bitcoin ecosystem....

Oct 15 2021

Oct 06 2021

The SEC Will Not Ban Crypto, That Would Be Up To Congress, Says Gary Gensler

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Chairman, Gary Gensler, told Congress that the SEC will not ban cryptocurrencies. This is a huge relief, even though Gensler then said “that would be up to Congress.” The SEC Chairman is in the middle of quite the press tour, spreading his opinions on crypto around, clarifying his stance. Those opinions...

Sep 29 2021

Quantum Computing | Bitcoin’s Doomsday Maker

Government intervention, poor usability, high network fees - which one of these poses the most significant threat to Bitcoin? The answer may be none of them. Although the Bitcoin network is incredibly secure under the current condition of computers, there’s an even greater threat looming overhead. Quantum computers have the...

Sep 20 2021

Polygon launches $2M bug bounty on Immunefi to boost smart contract and dApp security

Sep 20 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  immunefi polygon security

Polygon, an Ethereum scaling platform, today announced the launch of a $2,000,000 bug bounty program to root out and eliminate potential security flaws in its already audited network. The bounty program is now live on the...

Sep 09 2021

Prosegur Launches Crypto Custody Arm: Prosegur Crypto

Sep 09 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  security

Prosegur, which has been a leader in the international security industry for more than 40 years, operating in more than 26 countries, is launching the most secure and advanced crypto asset custody solution for the institutional market: Prosegur Crypto. The Company is the first major security firm to provide a full range of services for [...] The post Prosegur Launches Crypto Custody Arm:...

Sep 03 2021

[Updated] What Is Cryptojacking?

The emergence of modern cyber threats directly related to the cryptocurrency sphere is a logical result of the growing popularity and rapid boost in virtual money prices. The information security industry is also improving, enabling users to prevent malware from infiltrating devices effectively. There are high-quality tools for protecting and checking computers in order to quickly detect viral algorithms, including programs for hidden...

Aug 30 2021

Aug 23 2021

Coinbase To Deploy Phone Support To Customers Suspecting Fraud

There has been a lot of compromise in the crypto industry, that Coinbase has decided to take that fight against criminals to a new level. Even top protocols have lost funds running into millions to cybercriminals. In light of this, key players have made many attempts in the sector to strengthen security. However, hackers always find loopholes and bugs to exploit and steal....

Aug 18 2021

Poly Network Might Hire Hacker Behind Massive Attack

Aug 18 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  defi security

Poly Network has announced via its “Latest Updates” blog post that it has offered the hacker behind the $610 million attack a position as the project’s Chief Security Advisor. The hacker, who is being called “Mr. White Hat” by the Poly Network team, would also receive a $500,000 reward as part of the network’s bug [...] The post Poly Network Might Hire Hacker...

Aug 13 2021

Uppsala Security’s Digital Asset Tracking Service for crypto theft victims is now available

Uppsala Security, a provider of security tools and services for crypto AML/CTF, transaction risk management, regulatory compliance, today announced the launch of its Digital...

Aug 12 2021

Poly Network Hacker Returns Funds & Explains Attack

Aug 12 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  hack hacker security

The hacker behind a Poly network attack that resulted in more than $600 million worth of crypto being stolen has started returning the stolen funds. A total of $258 million worth of crypto assets had been returned by August 11th after several cybersecurity experts publicly committed to tracking the hacker while several exchanges and miners [...] The post Poly Network Hacker Returns Funds...

Aug 05 2021

Bitcoin Fork Undergoes 51% Attack, Settlement Assurances Matter

The 51% attack on Bitcoin SV this week is an opportunity to highlight the importance of decentralized blockchain security.The below is from a recent edition of the Deep Dive, Bitcoin Magazine's premium markets newsletter. To be among the first to receive these insights and other on-chain bitcoin market analysis straight to your inbox, subscribe...

What Does SEC Chief’s Refusal to Comment on Ethereum’s Security Status Signify?

Aug 05 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  altcoin news eth ethaud ethbkrw ethbrl

Gary Gensler, the head of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently appeared on CNBC to talk about crypto regulations and how the commission plans to implement rules around the decentralized market. Gensler said regulations would make crypto more accessible and increase its adoption. He also drew an analogy to the automobile industry explaining The post What Does SEC Chief's Refusal to...

Aug 03 2021

SEC Chief says he is intrigued by crypto, but can’t overlook investor protection

The Security and Exchange Commission in the US has maintained that it would work towards greater investor protection plans in the coming days. Gary Gensler during an interview with Bloomberg revealed that his deep interest in the subject won't come in the way of necessary regulatory oversight. Gensler was expected to have a crypto-friendly approach The post SEC Chief says he is intrigued...

Jul 29 2021

Six Reasons To Withdraw Your Bitcoin From Exchanges

Here’s why you need to hold the keys to your own bitcoin and never store large amounts on exchanges.#1 – If your coins are on an exchange, you need permission from the exchange to spend them. In your own custody, you can do whatever you want and pay whomever you want, whenever you want, at the fee you want.You will understand...

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