05Jul/19

Monero Discloses Bug Allowing XMR to be Stolen from Exchanges

Several security vulnerabilities have been disclosed by Monero, including one that could have been exploited to steal xmr from exchanges, reports on the breach disclosure platform HackerOne revealed on July 3. The vulnerability theoretically enabled attackersRead More…

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25Jun/19

Synthetix Reverses Oracle Error-Caused Misplaced sETH in Exchange for a Bug Bounty

Following a recent oracle issue, asset issuance platform Synthetix will reverse the misplaced 37 million synthetic ether (sETH) in exchange for a bug bounty, Synthetix founder Kain Warwick stated on June 25.Read More…

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13Jun/19

Trend Micro: Outlaw Hacking Group’s Botnet Is Now Spreading a Monero Miner

Cybersecurity company Trend Micro claims to have detected a web address spreading a botnet featuring a monero (XMR) mining component alongside a backdoor. The malware was described on Trend Micro’s official blogRead More…

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24May/19

Hackers Have Looted More Bitcoin Than Satoshi’s Entire Stash

Ever since cryptocurrencies started gaining value, hackers have targeted exchanges that provide digital asset trading and malicious entities have siphoned billions of dollars worth of bitcoin since 2011. So far, over 1Read More…

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11May/19

US Blockchain Investor Terpin Awarded Over $75 Million in SIM Swapping Case

United States blockchain and crypto investor Michael Terpin has won $75.8 million in a civil case against 21-year-old Nicholas Truglia, who reportedly defrauded him of crypto assets. Reuters reported the news onRead More…

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28Apr/19

How a Hacker Has Been Stealing Millions Worth of ETH by Guessing Weak Private Keys

Earlier this week, United States-based security consulting firm Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) published a report on private keys for the Ethereum blockchain. Despite establishing around 700 weak private keys that are beingRead More…

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25Apr/19

Researchers Find Hundreds of Ethereum Wallets at Risk Due to Weak Key Pairs

On April 23, the security consulting firm Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) published a document concerning a number of unsound public and private key pairs tied to the Ethereum blockchain. The probability ofRead More…

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18Apr/19

PayPal Aims to Prevent Crypto Ransomware Attacks With New Patent

Digital payments giant PayPal has won a cybersecurity patent to protect users from crypto ransomware, according to a document from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published on April 16.Read More…

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