Devastating Flaw Allows Crypto Hackers to Steal Your Private Keys
Bitcoin

Huge Security Flaw Allows Crypto Hackers to Steal Private Keys

Storing crypto private keys on a computer, even offline, may not be entirely safe. Known vulnerabilities in widely used processors have added one more pathway that could expose...

Christine Vasileva | 9 months ago
PayFair hacked crypto
Altcoins

PayFair Cold Wallet Hacked, Escrow Closed

The PayFair project, an Ethereum-based startup that has been around for about three years, closed its site temporarily due to a compromised private key on its chief cold wallet. The...

Christine Vasileva | 1 year ago
2000 Ethereum from Upbit Hack on the move
Bitcoin

Here’s Exactly How Long it Would Take to Crack Your Bitcoin Wallet

We put a lot of faith in passwords, specifically in the private keys which secure our Bitcoin and crypto wallets. If someone were to find out or hack our private key, they would gain...

Emilio Janus | 1 year ago
BBC crypto blockchain
News

BBC Journalist Loses $30K ETH From Rookie Mistake

The world of crypto trading and investing can still be a minefield to the uninitiated. Stories of hacks and scams are still commonplace affecting both individuals and huge companies...

Martin Young | 1 year ago
News

Forgive Me, Father, For I Have SODLed: Wired’s Nuked Bitcoin Now Worth $117K

Wired magazine had its own version of Bitcoin Pizza Day on May 10th as social media users commemorated a 2013 article in which journalists destroyed their private keys. Wired’s...

Wilma Woo | 3 years ago
Cubans
Bitcoin

Cubans Know Bitcoin More Than You Think, Social Experiment Finds

The first recorded Bitcoin transaction between the US and Cuba occurred as late as mid-2015. However, a recent social experiment shows that Bitcoin is a lot more popular in Cuba and...

Steven Hay | 4 years ago
Bitcoin

Passphrase.io Uses Bitcoin-level Encryption To Create A Safe Online Notepad Service

More and more Bitcoin-inspired services are popping up all over the Internet. Blockchain technology and strong encryption standards allow developers to come up with new and creative...

Jp Buntinx | 5 years ago

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