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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 239 Followers

Matthew Rosenquist

Don’t be the Next Victim of Cryptocurrency Fraudsters

15 Aug 2019 1 minute read comments Matthew Rosenquist

Beware of cryptocurrency scams.   They are very good at convincing people to join and then stealing their assets.  They can be found everywhere in the crypto landscape and we must all be very careful. This week it was reported that a Chinese fraud '...

Cyber Criminals are Taking Crypto Attacks to the Next Level

10 Aug 2019 1 minute read comments Matthew Rosenquist

Coinbase recently thwarted a very clever hacking attempt by cyber criminals.  The planning and sophistication of the attack against this major cryptocurrency exchange was impressive.  The attackers were careful, well-funded, technically savvy, and u...

Binance Cryptocurrency Exchange Refuses to Pay Blackmailers Over a Possible Data Breach

8 Aug 2019 1 minute read comments Matthew Rosenquist

A blackmailer attempted to extort $3.5 million from the Binance cryptocurrency exchange, stating they would release confidential KYC (Know Your Customer) data.  Binance has refused to pay the demands and is working with law enforcement to track down...

Insider Threats in the Digital World are Sinister

7 Aug 2019 1 minute read comments Matthew Rosenquist

Two men are being charged with bribing AT&T employees to unlock phones, compromise the corporate networks, distribute malware, and access customer devices.  This went on for several years, going back to 2012, according to the Department of Justice d...

Bitcoin Just Broke Through the $12k Barrier

6 Aug 2019 1 minute read comments Matthew Rosenquist

According to CoinMarketCap, Bitcoin just broke through the $12 thousand barrier again shortly after midnight.  For a week it has steadily risen from $9500 to now over $12000 per coin.  The last time I reached this level was early July.      Many sup...

Uptrennd is Now Listed on CoinMarketCap!

6 Aug 2019 1 minute read comments Matthew Rosenquist

A watershed moment for any cryptocurrency is to be listed on CoinMarketCap.  CMC brings a tremendous amount of visibility to coins and tokens.  It is the benchmark index tracker for crypto exchanges and has a reputation for leadership among its peer...

Does Home Depot Respect Customer Privacy?

29 Jul 2019 7 minute read comments Matthew Rosenquist

Why does Home Depot need to capture my full date of birth, just to buy a product?  I recently purchased a can of Plastic Wood and was stopped by the self-checkout assistant because the system wanted to verify I was over 18.  Fine.  I assume it has t...

Cryptocurrency Exchanges are Cyber Hackers Next Targets

22 Jul 2019 2 minute read comments Matthew Rosenquist

Where will online criminal hackers look next?  Cryptocurrency.  There are already hacks going on, but this will ramp up significantly as some of the more highly competent criminals are targeting cryptocurrency exchanges.  According to Coingecko’s qu...

Top 10 Things You Should Be Doing to Protect from Cyberattacks

15 Jul 2019 1 minute read comments Matthew Rosenquist

I get asked all the time for a quick answer to the question: “how can I protect myself from getting attacked online?” Although the thorough answer is lengthy, simply put everyone can make their digital lives and experiences more secure and private...

Latest on the Craig Wright Legal Satoshi Circus

15 Jul 2019 1 minute read comments Matthew Rosenquist

For those of you interested in the latest wrangling in the Craig Wright legal case, which he has claimed in court that he is Satoshi Nakamot - the famed creator of Bitcoin.   In short, he has been found in contempt of court for not providing proof t...