hacks and data breach

Data Breach Exposes Thousands of Investors in a John McAfee-backed Cryptocurrency

Kromtech Security has revealed a data breach tied to investors of the Bezop cryptocurrency. The cybersecurity firm made the announcement on April 25, 2018. The leak exposed...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 3 years ago
Equifax Data Breach Opens Door for Blockchain Credit Apps

Equifax Data Breach Opens Door for Blockchain Credit Apps

As individuals continue to lose faith in Equifax and traditional credit-tracking agencies, blockchain credit applications are proving to be far more attractive options. Blooming on the...

Adam James | 3 years ago
Bitcoin Technology

Why Tokenization Will Be Key in Protecting Your Payment Data

Card fraud at the Point-of-Sale (POS) has been on the rise as the security chip provides little protection for data stored after the purchase, and especially when mobile payments are...

Bitcoinist | 4 years ago
Bitcoin Industry Report

Industry Report: Yahoo Gets Hacked, 500 Million Accounts At Risk

A massive data breach at Yahoo, and IPFS prefers Ethereum over Bitcoin. Want to catch up on your latest digital currency and tech news? Take a gander at the stories below. Also read...

Nick Marinoff | 4 years ago
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Bitcoin Security

Yahoo Confirms 2014 Data Breach, 500 Million Users Compromised

On Thursday night, Yahoo sent out a “NOTICE OF DATA BREACH” to its users, claiming it believed a 2014 hack, which compromised at least 500 million users, was done by...

Justin OConnell | 4 years ago
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One Bitcoin is Worth 51 Million Hacked iMesh Accounts

People who have been using the Internet for quite some time now will recall the name iMesh, a once popular peer-to-peer file sharing platform. Although this platform has been defunct...

Jp Buntinx | 5 years ago
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Hacker Sells Twitter Data Dump On Deep Web For 10 Bitcoin

Data breaches remain a lucrative business for Internet criminals, especially when they want to sell information for Bitcoin. A data dump containing over 33 million hacked Twitter...

Jp Buntinx | 5 years ago
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Verizon Enterprise Solutions Data Breach Can Lead To New Bitcoin Ransomware

Not too long ago, Verizon Enterprise Solutions suffered from a data breach as an unknown assailant managed to infiltrate their Enterprise Solutions division. Even though regular...

Jp Buntinx | 5 years ago
Breaking News

Amex Third-Party Data Breach is A Lesson For Bitcoin Users

Making payments with a credit card is very convenient, as this method of value transfer is accepted both online and in-store all over the world. But at the same time,  so many...

Jp Buntinx | 5 years ago
Breaking News

Authy Vulnerability Exposed, 2FA Users Affected

During security testing a vulnerability was exposed on the Authy app, a two-factor authentication tool. Less than 0.2% of Authy users were affected. Also read: Bitcoin is Destined to...

Justin OConnell | 5 years ago
Breaking News

VTech Hack Illustrates Need For Decentralized Data Solutions

As if there weren’t already enough examples as to why centralized databases are not a viable solution, the hack of VTech’s servers sheds an unwelcome light on this situation. VTech...

Jp Buntinx | 5 years ago
Breaking News

TalkTalk Hack Investigation Leads to Arrest of Teenager

In light of the recent TalkTalk hack, a teenage boy hailing from Northern Ireland has been arrested. Official charges against this person include offences under the Computer Misuse...

Jp Buntinx | 5 years ago

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