Cybersecurity

Winklevoss’ Gemini Crypto Exchange Hires New Chief Security Officer

Gemini, the cryptocurrency exchange and custody founded by the Winklevoss twins, has hired cybersecurity expert David Damato as its new…

Korea’s Oldest Bank Is Building a Blockchain-Based Security System

South Korea’s oldest bank, Shinhan Bank, partnered with two other companies to develop a blockchain-based security solution. Korea’s Shinhan bank…

PIVX, Possibly Other PoS Chains Vulnerable to Bug, Attackers Profit

Private transactions cryptocurrency PIVX and over 200 other blockchains are vulnerable to a vulnerability allowing the attacker to obtain disproportionately…

US Defense Dept. to Experiment With Blockchain-Based Security

The United States Department of Defense (DoD) is pursuing blockchain solutions for cybersecurity as part of its digital modernization strategy.…

AT&T Not Responsible in $24M Crypto SIM-Swapping Cas, Judge Rules

The federal judge overseeing Terpin Vs. AT&T — a legal battle pertaining to stolen crypto via SIM-swapping that has been…

Bank of Thailand Is Open to Discuss Libra, Concerned Over Security

Bank of Thailand governor Veerathai Santiprabhob said that the institution is open to discussing Facebook’s Libra stablecoin with the company,…

Bitcoin-Seeking Ransomware ‘Ryuk’ Virus Found and Studied in China

Tencent Yujian Threat Intelligence Center says that a Ryuk ransomware virus has been spotted in China. The intelligence center released…

0x DEX Protocol Suspended Because of Vulnerability, Funds Safe

The Ethereum (ETH) smart contract of 0x (ZRX) decentralized exchange (DEX) protocol has been suspended after a vulnerability has been…

McAfee on BTC, Exile & the US: ‘No Way the Current System Can Survive’

When people outside of crypto think of John McAfee, they think computers, cybersecurity, anti-virus software. But in the world of…

US SEC and FINRA Issue Statement on Crypto Custody Issues

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) outlined regulatory compliance issues for…

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