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A Hackers Take On Blockchain Security

One of the leading factors of the blockchain—aside from the obvious decentralization—is the high level of security behind it. It’s not uncommon to hear people claim that it is “unhackable.”

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Matrix Ransomware: A Threat to Low-Hanging Fruit

In its 2019 Threat Report, Sophos predicted a rise in targeted ransomware attacks. According to new research, Matrix, a copycat targeted ransomware that is flying under the radar, is one such threat that

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New Ransomware strain ‘hAnt’ targets Bitcoin mining rigs

The infected mining rigs include Antminer S9 and T9 devices used for Bitcoin mining and Antminer L3 rigs used for Litecoin mining. Security experts noted that hAnt comes hidden inside

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What is Blockchain? Everything you need to know

Like much of the technology world, cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin still rely on some form of database that are able to track large volumes of transactions and keep them secure.The

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The Many Faces of Necurs: How the Botnet Spewed Millions of Spam Emails for Cyber Extortion

The Necurs botnet, a large and well-known spam originator, has become synonymous with cybercrime. Its spam-sending capabilities, through a botnet of a few million infected devices, are frequently dedicated to

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Trust flourishes in blockchain

if implemented effectively, blockchain has the potential to transform the way we do business. After several years spent in the shadow of bitcoin, it’s time for blockchain, the technology on

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Crypto Isn’t As Risky As It Used To Be, But Regulators Could Still Do More

During the summer, an agent at the US’s Drug Enforcement Administration, Lilita Infante, said the ratio of legal to illegal activity in bitcoin has inverted. Talking to Bloomberg, she said illegal

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The real-life consequences of cryptocurrency hoarding

Ever since the Bitcoin boom, cryptocurrency has become a global phenomenon, and it’s here to stay. Unlike fiat currencies, cryptocurrency isn’t regulated by a central bank or government. Consequently, anyone

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Blockchain: Only As Good As Its Data

Blockchain has without a doubt created a lot of discussion as the next big thing, especially in supply chain. Before blockchain can become the next tech blockbuster, there are several

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Eight Weak Links that Make Cryptocurrency Exchanges Vulnerable

Cryptocurrency is all the rage right now. There are currently over 1,600 different cryptocurrencies in circulation with a combined value approaching $350 billion.The top three cryptocurrencies alone—Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple—are worth more