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The Senator demanded an explanation from Jack Dorsey in connection with the incident with Twitter

17 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Danyakot

"It seems that Twitter has faced a large-scale cyber attack. This is evidenced by a number of posts in which users are asked to send bitcoins under a false pretext. Among the targeted accounts: Apple, Uber, Jeff Bezos, Barack Obama, and even the demo...

Bitcoin and the Great Twitter Hack

16 Jul 2020 11 minute read 3 comments OgFOMK

The Nutshell Issue Yesterday Twitter was hacked in a way that pales to any hack before. The attack hack went after iconic Twitter accounts: Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and many others that were followed by millions of people. The attack also went after...

Over 50 major social network accounts have been compromised. Within an hour, the criminals managed to attract at least 4 BTC in the amount of $40 thousand

16 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Danyakot

Hackers broke into the Twitter of Elon Musk, bill gates and more than 50 accounts of representatives of the crypto community. The posts publish a message about the free distribution of cryptocurrency. Hackers promise to double all bitcoins that will...

A trader earned $500,000 on cryptocurrency in half an hour

15 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Danyakot

An unknown person attacked the Ethereum network to be the first to buy tokens during the initial placement on the exchange, and then sold them at an inflated price to other, late users An unknown trader earned almost $500 thousand in cryptocurrency...

Will AI rescue the world from the impending doom of cyber-attacks or be the cause

7 Jul 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Matthew Rosenquist

There has been a good deal of publicized chatter about impending cyberattacks at an unprecedented scale and how Artificial Intelligence (AI) could help stop them.  Not surprisingly much of the discussion is led by AI vendors in the cybersecurity spac...

Oups, i did it again! Third and fourth hack on Balancer pools

30 Jun 2020 3 minute read 1 comment Heruvim78

Yesterday, June 29th, two of the multi-token pools on DeFi platform Balancer were drained of ~$450,000. The attacker conducted the attack in two separate flashloan transactions by draining one liquidity pool until close to zero. The firm’s co-founder...

Hacking group CryptoCore has stolen $200 million since 2018

25 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

The hackers have been mostly attacking Crypto exchanges in the U.S & Japan, according to a new report   Cryptocurrency businesses have seen an increasing threat from nefarious players over the years in a variety of ways — malware, ransomware and...

How a Bitcoin address was cracked? Took just 30 hours.

19 Jun 2020 2 minute read 1 comment noBeans

Recently Alistair Milne organized a 1 BTC giveaway of sorts. For those that don't know Alistair Milne, he is a well known investor and entrepreneur. Milne woke up to a news that could easily be life altering and devastating to many. But for him it wa...

Intel Designs Chips to Protect from ROP Attacks

16 Jun 2020 1 minute read 3 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Intel comes late to the game but will be delivering an embedded defense for Return Oriented Programming (ROP) types of cyber hacks. I first blogged about this back in Sept of 2016. Yes, almost four years have passed and I had hoped it would see the...

Expert Panel Discusses Cybersecurity in the New Normal

9 Jun 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Watch panelists Chris Roberts, G. Mark Hardy, and Matthew Rosenquist at VShield 2020 I had the honor to be on a distinguished panel with the incredibly knowledgeable G. Mark Hardy and the infamous white-hat hacker Chris Roberts.  We discussed the ev...