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Cryptocurrency Exchanges Protected the Users' Funds Against Twitter Attackers
Jul 22, 2020 at 12:48
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Cryptocurrency Exchanges Protected the Users' Funds Against Twitter Attackers
After the notorious Twitter hack that took place on July 15, 2020, some cryptocurrency exchanges blocked suspicious wallet addresses thus saving their users' funds from thieves.
Recent Twitter Hack Proves the Vulnerability of Centralized Platforms
Jul 16, 2020 at 12:50
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Recent Twitter Hack Proves the Vulnerability of Centralized Platforms
As the community was astounded by the bold hack of prominent Twitter accounts, it revealed the general vulnerability of centralised social media, where all information is kept at one place. It would not be possible to break a decentralized platform that easily.
Cybersecurity Threats: Are Cryptocurrency Exchanges More Vulnerable than Banks?
Jul 01, 2020 at 12:09
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Cybersecurity Threats: Are Cryptocurrency Exchanges More Vulnerable than Banks?
Since the inception of bitcoin, cryptocurrency exchanges have been a major target of attack compared to other traditional financial institutions such as banks. As cryptocurrency platforms tighten cybersecurity, hackers find new cracks in the wall.
Devilish Cryptojacking Malware With a Biblical Name: Another “Good News” of 2020
Jun 29, 2020 at 13:09
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Devilish Cryptojacking Malware With a Biblical Name: Another “Good News” of 2020
A wave of cryptojacking attacks seems to get bigger as the world is trying to get out of lockdown. A new malware called “Lucifer” is capable of both engaging a device in mining and performing DDoS attacks.
US Sanctions Two Chinese Men for Laundering Cryptocurrencies
Mar 04, 2020 at 10:27
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US Sanctions Two Chinese Men for Laundering Cryptocurrencies
The US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets (OFAC) says it has sanctioned two Chinese nationals who laundered cryptocurrencies stolen by millions of North Korean hackers. Since the industry is still young, most cryptocurrency exchanges are under a major threat of losing their virtual currency holdings to wrong hands.
How Trump’s Sanctions on Tehran Are Affecting Bitcoin and Gold Prices
Jan 18, 2020 at 11:29
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How Trump’s Sanctions on Tehran Are Affecting Bitcoin and Gold Prices
As of the recent political events between the long term sworn enemies of the United States and Iran, new measures have been reintroduced by the former. The United States under the Donald Trump administration imposed fresh economic sanctions on Iran. Following the sanctions aftermath prices of commodities like Bitcoin and Gold started to steadily enter a bull run.
Travelex Attackers Are Demanding Over 741 Bitcoin Ransom
Jan 09, 2020 at 13:45
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Travelex Attackers Are Demanding Over 741 Bitcoin Ransom
The Travelex platform, active internationally for the exchange of currencies, has been hit by a heavy ransomware attack.
Cryptocurrency Market Revives, Bitcoin Surges to $8,400
Jan 08, 2020 at 15:27
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Cryptocurrency Market Revives, Bitcoin Surges to $8,400
Today the cryptocurrency market has marked a turnaround and this could be because of ongoing US-Iran political turmoil. In fact, most cryptocurrencies have the positive (+) sign. Starting with Bitcoin, whose dominance not only resists, but is currently more than 69%, therefore growing. Investors are wondering if this is a "physiological" retracement or if the sector is benefiting from an effective recovery.
Top 5 Cryptocurrency Exchange Attacks of 2019
Dec 28, 2019 at 13:59
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Top 5 Cryptocurrency Exchange Attacks of 2019
A couple of giant cryptocurrency exchanges globally faced it hot this year especially after experiencing repetitive attacks from unknown hackers. Due to these attacks, both the investors and exchanges lost billions and billions of their money. This year saw quite a few weighty hacking episodes, we have brought you some of the major breaches of 2019.
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