Tag: security

  • Crypto

    Cryptocurrency Exchanges Targeted by Fake Photo Scam

    Research indicates that large cryptocurrency exchanges are increasingly being targeted by scammers using doctored photographs to trick two-factor authentication reset procedures. The attack once again highlights the importance of securing one’s own private keys and not entrusting security to a third party exchange. There is a market on...

    Rick D. | February 11, 2019 | 9:00 pm
  • Crypto

    Google Security Expert: Crypto is Like Catnip for Cyber Criminals

    In response to increasing security concerns around SMS-based two-factor authentication (2FA) and the prominence of SIM-swapping schemes targeting crypto investors, Google last year released the Titan Security Key. The Titan Security Key enables advanced 2FA without the need to send a text message that could be intercepted by...

    Tony Spilotro | January 23, 2019 | 8:01 pm
  • Crypto

    Crypto Isn’t Criminal Money: Binance Blocks Funds From Hacked Exchange

    This week, the popular crypto exchange Cryptopia suffered the first major security breach of 2019, resulting in “significant losses” of crypto assets the exchange had stored. Following the breach, social media users began tracking the movements of the stolen funds and alerted Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao that the funds...

    Tony Spilotro | January 16, 2019 | 8:00 pm
  • facebook
    Crypto

    Why Facebook Should Not be Trusted With Cryptocurrency

    The race to launch the first crypto powered messenger app is heating up. Naturally the internet monopolies such as Facebook are scrambling to be first, but looking at its history it is one of the least suitable to handle decentralized currencies. New contenders are appearing on the scene...

    Martin Young | January 15, 2019 | 10:00 am
  • HBUS
    Technology

    Huobi-Partnered Exchange HBUS Opens to US Citizens

    Crypto exchange and U.S. strategic partner of Huobi, HBUS, has announced today it will begin new user registrations of U.S. citizens. Following a recent Amsterdam quant trading event, Huobi has begun their Global Elites Program in the Netherlands. HBUS Opens to US Citizens The marketplace will go live...

    tim copeland | July 6, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • Crypto

    Official: Nano Wallet Experiences Multiple Security Scares

    Nano, the cryptocurrency focused on instant and feeless transactions, has had a recurring problem with unexpected technical errors. The recent release of the official Nano wallet was no exception, as developers found a bug that threatened the security of user’s funds. Nano Team: “IMMEDIATELY MOVE YOUR FUNDS TO...

    Nick Chong | June 24, 2018 | 5:03 am
  • bithumb
    Industry

    Speculation Rife as Bithumb Situation Develops, Market Recovers

    The Bithumb situation has quickly developed over the past 24 hours, resulting in rampant speculation about what exactly happened. Bithumb ‘Suspiciously’ Deletes Original Tweet News of yesterday’s hack quickly broke on Bithumb‘s official Twitter account, but oddly enough, Bithumb deleted the original message after only a few hours....

    Nick Chong | June 21, 2018 | 1:30 am
  • CFTC
    Industry

    ‘My Big Coin’ in Court This Week as CFTC Tries to Combat Crypto Fraud

    The case against embattled cryptocurrency startup My Big Coin is being watched closely by industry insiders, as it will help determine whether or not the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has the authority to combat potential fraud associated with the coin and others.  Jurisdiction of U.S. Regulators In...

    newsbtc | June 14, 2018 | 4:04 am

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