Computer Researcher Finds Wallet Vulnerability That Gave Same Key to Multiple Users

Computer Researcher Finds Wallet Vulnerability That Gave Same Key to Multiple Users

Online cryptocurrency paper wallet creator WalletGenerator.net previously ran on code that caused private key/public key pairs to be issued to multiple users. The vulnerability was…

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'Malware-free' attacks now most popular tactic amongst cybercriminals

‘Malware-free’ attacks now most popular tactic amongst cybercriminals

More than half of attacks last year leveraged fileless or “malware-free” techniques, as hackers increasingly turn to stolen credentials in their efforts to breach corporate…

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A 'Blockchain Bandit' Is Guessing Private Keys And Scoring Millions

A ‘Blockchain Bandit’ Is Guessing Private Keys And Scoring Millions

Last summer, Adrian Bednarek was mulling over ways to steal the cryptocurrency Ethereum. He’s a security consultant; at the time, he was working for a client…

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Crypto Exchange Bithumb Reportedly Hacked of Almost $19 Mln in EOS, XRP

Crypto Exchange Bithumb Reportedly Hacked of Almost $19 Mln in EOS, XRP

Today, March 30, crypto exchange Bithumb posted on Twitter that their cryptocurrency withdrawals and deposits have temporarily been paused. In an explanation linked to the…

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DOJ charges Ohio man with laundering over $300 million via bitcoin

DOJ charges Ohio man with laundering over $300 million via bitcoin

Federal authorities arrested an Ohio man for operating a cryptocurrency laundering service that moved some $300 million in bitcoin via a “tumbling” operation. Larry Dean…

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Study: 14% of Major Crypto Exchanges Are Licensed by Regulators

Study: 14% of Major Crypto Exchanges Are Licensed by Regulators

Only 14 percent of 216 global crypto exchanges were confirmed as being licensed by regulators, regulatory technology (regtech) startup Coinfirm found in its crypto exchange…

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Tor Digital Privacy Project Accepts Donations in Cryptocurrency

Tor Digital Privacy Project Accepts Donations in Cryptocurrency

Tor digital privacy software is now accepting donations in various cryptocurrencies, as a new crypto donation portal appeared on the project’s website on March 18.…

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Phineas Fisher Offers $100,000 Bounty To Hack Banks And Oil Companies

Phineas Fisher Offers $100,000 Bounty To Hack Banks And Oil Companies

An infamous vigilante hacker known for their hits on surveillance companies is launching a new kind of bug bounty to reward hacktivists who do public…

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Dark Web Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty To Using Cryptocurrency to Launder More Than $19 Million

Dark Web Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty To Using Cryptocurrency to Launder More Than $19 Million

Hugh Brian Haney pled guilty in Manhattan federal court last week to money laundering charges, based on the proceeds of a narcotics trafficking operation that…

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China’s Congress Passes Cryptography Law, Effective Jan. 1, 2020

China’s Congress Passes Cryptography Law, Effective Jan. 1, 2020

The Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress in China passed a cryptography law on Saturday that will be effective on January 1, 2020,…

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