Cybersecurity

California Man Sues AT&T Over Loss of $1.8M and Crypto Accounts

California resident Seth Shapiro has filed a lawsuit against wireless service giant AT&T alleging that its employees helped to perpetrate…

Blockchain Voting is Vulnerable to Hacking and Low-Quality Data: Research

Nir Kshetri, a professor of management at the University of North Carolina, has suggested that before blockchain-based voting can be…

Crypto ‘Sextortionists’ Turn to Litecoin to Avoid Detection: Report

Crypto “sextortionists” are switching to Litecoin and other alts to avoid email filters Source: Cointelegraph.com

Zcash Bug Could Reveal Shielded Full Nodes’ IP Addresses

Komodo developer discloses a bug that can be used to expose IP addresses of Zcash’s shielded full nodes Source: Cointelegraph.com

Developers of Ethereum DEX Protocol AirSwap Disclose Critical Exploit

Ethereum (ETH) decentralized exchange protocol AirSwap’s developers announced that they have discovered a critical vulnerability in the system’s new smart…

US Treasury Sanctions North Korean Hacker Groups for Cyber Attacks

The United States Treasury Department announced further sanctions against three North Korean state-sponsored hacker groups, responsible for “North Korea’s malicious…

Crypto Security Platform Fireblocks Now Supports 5 More Exchanges

Digital asset cybersecurity startup Fireblocks announced that it now supports five more cryptocurrency exchanges, bringing the total number of covered…

US Air Force Steps Up Blockchain Use: What Else Is the Pentagon Up To?

This week saw twin reports from smart contract startup Simba Chain and blockchain data management firm Constellation, both of whom…

Australian Coder Warns Users of Lightning Network’s Vulnerabilities

Australian software programmer and Bitcoin’s (BTC) Lightning Network coder Rusty Russell warned users that “security issues have been found in…

New Parity Update Fixes a Vulnerability Present in Some ETH Nodes

Blockchain software development firm Parity released an update for its Ethereum (ETH) node software which fixes a vulnerability present in…

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