Matthew Rosenquist

Cybersecurity Strategist specializing in the evolution of threats, opportunities, and risks in pursuit of optimal security for our digital world.

Joined April 2019 185 Followers

Matthew Rosenquist

Farewell to HyperSpace, Another Failed Social Media Crypto Platform

1 Nov 2019 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $1.79 tipped

HyperSpace, originally dubbed Synereo, was a decentralized and distributed social media site that offered users cryptocurrency rewards, in the form of the AMP coin, for their participation.  Content creators and curators could earn AMP’s for their p...

Poloniex is Shutting Down for U.S. Customers

18 Oct 2019 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $0.07 tipped

Customers were notified by email today that Polonies is spinning-out from Circle and will be winding down exchange access to U.S. customers. The new company will be called Polo Digital Assets Ltd.   Key dates for U.S. customers: November 1st 2019: ...

Cryptomining Malware Moves into Software Containers

18 Oct 2019 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $1.22 tipped

Security researchers at Palo Alto Networks have discovered the Graboid worm that spreads through Docker software containers and mines Monero cryptocurrency for the attackers.  This is a new tactic and territory for crypto-mining worms.  It is the fi...

Happy that Crypto is Embracing Bug Bounties to Improve Security

14 Oct 2019 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $0.10 tipped

I am really glad the crypto community has taken advantage of professional Bug Bounty programs, as they make a meaningful difference in finding vulnerabilities in software.  It took the regular software industry decades to see the value. There is an...

Receiving the 2019 ADA Award for Outstanding Leadership

11 Oct 2019 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $0.13 tipped

I am truly grateful for being recognized with a 2019 ADA award for Outstanding Leadership in Protecting People’s Information.  Bestowed during the Cybersecurity Symposium for Smart Cities 2019, where a tremendous community came together to discuss t...

Poloniex Exchange Delisting STEEM Coin

9 Oct 2019 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $0.14 tipped

Poloniex customers holding STEEM and a number of other coins were notified via email that the exchange has begun the process to permanently delist the cryptocurrencies.  If you have any STEEM on Poloniex, you MUST act to move or sell those coins.  ...

SecOps, AI, and Cryptocurrency Discussions for Smart Cities

7 Oct 2019 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $0.06 tipped

It was my honor to lead a round-table of superstars at the Cybersecurity Symposium for Smart Cities 2019. Talking about how cryptocurrency has become the economic vehicle of choice by cybercriminals and how the emerging AI revolution can both aid Se...

Paypal Leaves Facebook’s Libra Association

6 Oct 2019 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $0.63 tipped

Paypal, one of the original 28 backers, has publicly withdrawn from the Libra Association, the governing body that is supposed to oversee Facebook’s Libra digital currency.  Although they wished the association the best of luck, Paypal has realized...

Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinexchange.io is Closing Down

1 Oct 2019 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $0.12 tipped

CoinExchange.io posted an announcement this morning that they are closing down and all trading will be suspended beginning October 15th 2019. They plan to shutter completely by December 1st.  This is the latest of several exchanges which have closed...

Uptrennd's Tremendous Rise in Alexa Ranking for September

30 Sep 2019 1 minute read Matthew Rosenquist $0.26 tipped

The rapid success of Uptrennd has been nothing short of incredible.  The month of September brought a serious jump in site rankings.  Alexa, an Amazon company that tracks and ranks the top Internet sites, had Uptrennd at #123,497 (#1 is Google) on S...