Bitcoin Security

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Bitcoin Security

Half Of Coincheck ’s Stolen NEM May Have Already Been Laundered

Hackers involved in the high-profile Coincheck heist earlier this year may have successfully converted half of the stolen NEM tokens into other digital currencies. Hung out to Dry As...

Adam James | Mar 19, 2018 | 09:30
Bitcoin Security

5 Steps to Avoid Cryptocurrency Scams and ‘Fake Vitaliks’

If you are the average cryptocurrency enthusiast, chances are that the majority of your portfolio is sitting in the wallets of a crypto-exchange. While it does seem safe, your hard...

Shaurya Malwa | Mar 06, 2018 | 18:00
Wozniak
Bitcoin Security

The Case of Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak’s Stolen Bitcoins

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has long been a fan of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency, citing their purity as attractive in a manipulative world. In fact, he’s added to his already...

Adam James | Feb 27, 2018 | 07:30
Crypto Hot Spot Japan Shows No Love for ICOs
Bitcoin Security

Cryptocurrency in Japan: Crypto Industry Groups to Merge, Launch...

Japan is one of the world’s most crypto-friendly nations at the moment. It made digital currencies legal tender in April last year and enjoys a free and unfettered crypto trading...

Martin Young | Feb 16, 2018 | 02:30
Bitcoin Security

Watch Out! Analyst Says More Crypto Exchange Hacks Coming

The Coincheck exchange hack sent shockwaves through the crypto community, and analyst Nicholas Colas says to expect more such hacks in the future. The hack of the Japan-based Coincheck...

Jeff Francis | Jan 30, 2018 | 04:30
Watchout! Satori Botnet Targets Exposed Ethereum Miners
Bitcoin Security

Is The Meteoric Rise In Cryptocurrencies Triggering More Cyber...

The cryptocurrency market is at an all-time high as coins recover from a  brief holiday bear season into a bullish New Year. But could this unprecedented growth in value attract...

Jinia Shawdagor | Jan 07, 2018 | 14:00
Get Rid of Your Passwords - REMME Announces Alpha Release of its Distributed Public Key Infrastructure (PKId) Protocol
Bitcoin Security

Protect Your Online Bitcoin Transactions Using a Multisig Escrow...

As Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies gain popularity as a mode of payment transfer, it has become common for the average Bitcoin user to be scammed by an anonymous identity who...

Aman Ladia | Dec 30, 2017 | 17:00
Bitcoin Security

This is How The Winklevoss Twins ‘Hodl’ Their Billion in...

The Winklevoss twins have cut up and stored their Bitcoin keys in safety deposit boxes across multiple banks in the United States. One of the main problems with cryptocurrency is that...

Jeff Francis | Dec 25, 2017 | 07:30
Bitcoin Security

Insurance Companies Blame Bitcoin for Ransomware Increase

Insurance companies, such as Chubb, are making a ransomware Bitcoin correlation, saying that the cryptocurrency’s rising price is leading to more ransomware attacks. Few things...

Jeff Francis | Dec 23, 2017 | 09:00
Hypnotherapy – A Desperate Measure for Bitcoin Investors Who Forgot their Passwords
Bitcoin Security

Hypnotherapy – A Desperate Measure for Bitcoin Investors Who Forgot...

Desperate Bitcoin investors who cannot remember their wallets’ passwords are turning to hypnotism to retrieve the forgotten information. Others are banking on technology and building...

Jinia Shawdagor | Dec 21, 2017 | 01:30
Bitcoin Security

North Korea Cryptocurrency Hacking Attempts Now Feature Fake Facebook...

The latest North Korean cryptocurrency hacking attempt is using fake Facebook profiles of attractive women to get an in with crypto workers. Just when you think the North Korea...

Jeff Francis | Dec 20, 2017 | 00:15
Youbit
Bitcoin Security

Youbit Exchange Files For Bankruptcy As Hackers Wipe 17% Of Assets

South Korean exchange Youbit has announced it is filing for bankruptcy after hackers stole 17% of its net assets. ‘Very Sorry (Again)’ In an announcement on its homepage...

Wilma Woo | Dec 19, 2017 | 04:30
Bitcoin Security

North Korea Trying to Hack Bitcoin Exchanges

In a desperate bid for financial resources, North Korea and Kim Jong-un are unleashing hackers against Bitcoin exchanges. The continuing rise in Bitcoin value has had a lot of positive...

Jinia Shawdagor | Dec 10, 2017 | 05:45
Bitcoin Security

Hackers Steal Over $75 Million in Bitcoin from NiceHash

Slovenia-based NiceHash, the cryptocurrency mining marketplace where users can rent their unused hashing power, announced on Wednesday that they had been hacked, resulting in a loss of...

Jeff Francis | Dec 07, 2017 | 14:30
Bitcoin Security

SEC Cyber Team Shuts Down Fraudulent ICO

Initial coin offerings have become one of the most popular and easy ways to raise money online through cryptocurrencies. But ICOs have also become a popular way for fraudsters to scam...

Ashour Iesho | Dec 05, 2017 | 00:30
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Bitcoin Security

Malicious Bitcoin Wallet Generation Software Could Produce Known...

An anonymous user on Pastebin has provided evidence that some wallet software may be generating private keys that can be easily discoverable, and therefore easy to take any bitcoins...

Matthew Hrones | Nov 30, 2017 | 22:00

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