Tag: Cybersecurity

  • Crypto

    Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacking Jumped 250% YTD, Says Report

    A report on cryptocurrency theft published by cyber security firm CipherTrace found that hacking of exchanges and trading platforms has jumped 250 percent in the first nine months of 2018 on a year-over-year basis, reaching $927 million. $2.5 Billion Laundered on Top 20 Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Says CipherTrace Report...

    Ricardo Esteves | October 10, 2018 | 10:15 pm
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    Hackers Breach MEGA Chrome Extension To Steal Crypto Private Keys

    Modern technologies, such as the internet, smartphones, and blockchain, are often touted as world-changing innovations, and while this may be the case, there are still glaring problems with the security of digital systems. MEGA Falls Victim To Cybersecurity Breach On Tuesday morning, concerned individuals across the web took to...

    Nick Chong | September 5, 2018 | 6:45 am
  • Technology

    Has McAfee’s BitFi Hardware Wallet Been Hacked?

    The first reports have been pouring in over the past 24 hours regarding the veracity of the claims made by BitFi the so-called “unhackable” hardware wallet. It appears that this is a response to the $250,000 bounty (originally $100,000) offered by John McAfee to anybody who could successfully...

    danieljgmitchell | August 2, 2018 | 9:00 am
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    Munich Security Conference: U.S. Govt. Nowhere Close to Regulating BTC

    Speaking at the Munich Security Conference, the White House cybersecurity coordinator has stated that the U.S. government is nowhere close to regulating Bitcoin. He particularly emphasised the need to better understand the cryptocurrency’s risks and benefits before embarking on any sort of regulatory regime. Hundreds of world leaders...

    newsbtc | February 16, 2018 | 6:09 pm
  • Hacked

    Cisco Cybersecurity Team Cracks $50 Million Ukrainian Hacker Ring

    For years Ukrainian hackers have preyed on bitcoin investors, emptying wallets and then hiding behind the inherent anonymity of the encrypted blockchain. $50 million in stolen cryptocurrency Now Cisco has exposed a notorious Ukranian hacker ring known as Coinhoarder (very subtle) possibly responsible for thefts equaling more than $50...

    newsbtc | February 15, 2018 | 9:30 am
  • IoT

    A Marriage of IoT with Blockchain for Improved Security  

    Two of the hottest trends in technology today could be even more influential if they were combined.  Blockchain has applications that stretch way beyond just cryptocurrencies and Internet of Things is, or will be, all encompassing. The latter has potential security issues on a terrifying level and the...

    Martin Young | January 29, 2018 | 7:24 am
  • privatix

    Privatix- The Blockchain Solution to Internet Censorship.

    The problem of the internet today is the growing efficiency of government’s eavesdropping and censorship capabilities across most of the world wide web. The denial of the basic principle of network neutrality has been ruthlessly defended (even denied) by the Chinese, Iranian, Australian, German, and American people among...

    Jayanand Sagar | October 16, 2017 | 7:30 am
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    Hacken: Blockchain Cybersecurity Community Platform Announces ICO

    Hacken, a cybersecurity platform for bug bounties had been running its pre-sale since September 18, 2017, with 30 percent bonuses for early investors. The company will open its public ICO from October 12, 2017. Hacken is the novel cryptocurrency platform developed on cybersecurity ecosystem for white hat hackers....

    Jayanand Sagar | October 2, 2017 | 9:00 am
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    Rivetz Introduces Decentralized Cybersecurity Token

    RvT Token Technology Can Enable Provable Cybersecurity Controls, Putting Device Security on the Blockchain RICHMOND, MA  — Rivetz Intl. (https://rivetzintl.com/), a newly formed subsidiary of Rivetz Corp., today announced the RvT cyber security token, created to combine trusted computing with blockchain technology that can offer comprehensive privacy protection. Rivetz believes...

    Jayanand Sagar | June 30, 2017 | 8:00 am

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