Private key protocols for some crypto exchanges have been implemented with bugs that could have been exploited by a well-placed malicious party, researchers say.
The Winklevoss brothers' Gemini exchange says hardware security keys can protect users against hacks and SIM swaps.
Israeli blockchain startup Kirobo says it solved the problem of funds being lost through errors in irreversible crypto transactions.
Whether out of concern for personal security or a desire to preserve privacy, many Bitcoin developers are known to the world only by their pseudonyms.
The Silicon Valley Innovation Program challenged blockchain startups to build Social Security number alternatives, an essential worker license and supply chain solutions for DHS.
The free web service, which lets users send encrypted messages that self-destruct once read, has been copied with the reported aim of redirecting users' bitcoin to criminals.
CoinKite, maker of the Coldcard hardware wallet, has introduced two accessories that underscore the near-paranoia required to safely hold bitcoin.
ID2020 was moving too fast to adopt unproven technology, including distributed ledgers, for immunity passes, said prominent researcher Elizabeth Renieris.
Zoom, the popular-by-necessity video conferencing service, has acquired Keybase in a bid to bring end-to-end encryption to its paying customers.
As remote work becomes the norm, privacy-focused startups see COVID-19 as an opportunity to expand.
The security vulnerability, which appeared in older versions of its application, could have allowed a bad actor to steal closed source code and possibly inject their own code into Blockfolio’s Github repository and, from there, into the app itself.
The basic idea involves storing bitcoin on-chain in a particularly secure manner that allows for recovery from security mistakes.
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The attackers have apparently been targeting Microsoft SQL database servers to mine cryptocurrency for two years.