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Security researchers uncover crypto scam spoofing BBC News

Business 17 January 2019

Security researchers uncover crypto scam spoofing BBC News

A cryptocurrency scam which spoofs the BBC News website has been uncovered by security researchers, in the latest crypto scam to target unsuspecting victims.

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Vulnerabilities found in crypto hardware wallets

Tech 3 January 2019

Vulnerabilities found in crypto hardware wallets

A group of security specialists have discovered that several popular cryptocurrency hardware wallets are vulnerable to compromise.

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eSentire report finds 15-fold rise in crypto mining malware attacks

Tech 19 December 2018

eSentire report finds 15-fold rise in crypto mining malware attacks

eSentire Threat Intelligence released a report documenting a 1500 percent rise in coinmining malware attacks.

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Crypto in Africa: Quidax launches crypto literacy program in Nigeria

Business 26 October 2018

Crypto in Africa: Quidax launches crypto literacy program in Nigeria

Quidax, a European-based cryptocurrency exchange, recently launched its operations in Nigeria.

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Security services company G4S gets into cryptocurrency

Business 19 October 2018

Security services company G4S gets into cryptocurrency

The UK-based company G4S that is known for being one of the leading security services providers in the world, has launched a new service to protect cryptocurrencies.

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IBM secures blockchain network security patent

Tech 4 October 2018

IBM secures blockchain network security patent

The patent describes how blockchain technology can be used to monitor network security breaches within computer systems.

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Kraken shoots down rumors it’s closing Canada offices

Business 7 September 2018

Kraken shoots down rumors it’s closing Canada offices

Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has denied rumors that it is shutting down its operations in Halifax, Canada, in response to an alleged security breach.

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11 South Korea crypto exchanges complete ‘short term’ security measures: gov’t

Business 20 August 2018

11 South Korea crypto exchanges complete ‘short term’ security measures: gov’t

Of the 21 crypto exchanges, gov’t officials said 11 have completed the short-term measures. Eight exchanges—Upbit, Bithumb, Korbit, Coinnest, Coinlink, Coinone, Coinplug, and Huobi Korea—have also improved their wallet management systems, according to South Korea government.

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Over 200,000 routers in Brazil, Moldova succumb to Monero cryptomining attack

Tech 7 August 2018

Over 200,000 routers in Brazil, Moldova succumb to Monero cryptomining attack

It’s barely a week, and Monero (XMR) is on the spotlight again. According to recent reports, a malicious malware has been attacking over 200,000 routers in Brazil to mine the privacy-centric cryptocurrency.

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Colorado authorities halt ‘Linda Health Coin’ ICO

Business 3 August 2018

Colorado authorities halt ‘Linda Health Coin’ ICO

Securities regulators in the U.S. state of Colorado has issued a cease and desist order halting the initial coin offering (ICO) of Linda Health Coin (LNDA), which they deemed an unregistered security.

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Coinbase inches closer to security tokens listing with regulatory green light

Business 18 July 2018

Coinbase inches closer to security tokens listing with regulatory green light

The wallet and exchange service was given the all clear by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority to purchase the companies, which will give Coinbase the scope to list securities under the direct oversight of the regulators.

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MacOS malware targets crypto-discussing Slack, Discord users

Tech 4 July 2018

MacOS malware targets crypto-discussing Slack, Discord users

Security researchers have uncovered a new type of malware aimed at those using MacOS devices to discuss cryptocurrencies.

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