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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...

Supercomputers Across Europe Targeted in Crypto-mining Attack last month.

7 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Blockchain Times

SuperComputers in several countries across Europe, including Germany, Switzerland, Spain, and the UK, have reported cyber Cryptojacking attacks on their systems, and have been working to remove the threat. To understand the Cryptojacking read my arti...

Reverse Engineering Basics - Cyber Security Essentials

6 Jun 2020 2 minute read 0 comments andro

What is Reverse Engineering? Reverse engineering programs is required when you need to know how something works but don't have the source code available. Consider the following example: You want to find vulnerabilities in some proprietary piece of so...

Hackers Threaten to Use Stolen Data from Coinsquare for SIM Swapping

5 Jun 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Khonnile

      More than 5,000 email addresses and other personal information obtained from Canadian crypto exchange Coinsquare may be used in SIM swapping attacks. Hackers got their hands on personal data on users from Coinsquare's database, and Vice's Moth...

State-backed hackers trying to manipulate American elections (again)

5 Jun 2020 1 minute read 3 comments Heruvim78

In another interesting article from TechCrunch's Zack Wittaker, you may have an interesting approach on how state-backed hackers try to manipulate the current elections in U.S.A. . Apparently Google found the suspicious activities and informed Biden'...

Bitfinex Hacked Bitcoins

4 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments kriptomann

You may remember that Hong Kong-based crypto exchange Bitfinex was hacked in 2016. That time 120,000 BTC were stolen. At that time it was only worth to $72 million but now around $1.2 billion. Let see what is new about the stolen bitcoins from Bitfin...

2020 on track to become a record-breaking year for crypto-related thefts

4 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

Almost $1.4 billion in Cryptocurrency stolen in the first five months of 2020 Blockchain and Crypto analytics company CipherTrace, which provides actionable intelligence to government agencies and businesses, has just published the Crypto & Anti Mone...

Get rid of your password, seriously!

31 May 2020 2 minute read 2 comments Kudzie

The only people who love passwords are hackers because they are easy for hackers to guess and hard for humans to remember. Passwords are the weakest link. 81% of breaches are due to a weak or stolen password. Recently I downloaded the Medium mobile a...