Tag Archives: Hackers

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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14Apr/19

Cryptonite Browser Extension Protects You From Phishing Sites and Fake Profiles

If you are new to the crypto space or if you are exploring new services and platforms, protection from scams and malicious websites should be a priority. Cryptonite is a useful browserRead More…

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01Apr/19

How to Earn BCH as a Bitcoin Bounty Hunter

Bounty hunters have been helping to bring criminals to justice since the days of the Old West, and they are still just as needed today. If you want to become a bountyRead More…

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31Mar/19

Hodler’s Digest, March 25–31: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Top Stories This Week Owner of ICO That Never Happened Attempts to Sell Project on eBay for $60,000 The owner of a crypto-related startup dubbed Sponsy, which never launched its initial coinRead More…

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27Mar/19

Report: Lazarus Hacker Group Adopts New Methods, Continues Targeting Crypto

Alleged North Korea-sponsored cybercrime group Lazarus is still targeting cryptocurrencies and adopting new tactics, according to a new report from cybersecurity and anti-virus company Kaspersky Lab published on March 26. The reportRead More…

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