New Samourai Wallet Feature Makes Bitcoin Transactions Private

A 2-wallet Samourai Stowaway offers to make transactions private by masking user identity while keeping funds safe. Bitcoin Transactions Are Pseudo-Anonymous Bitcoin (BTC) 00 transactions are often described as anonymous because users can exchange the cryptocurrency without providing any personally identifying information. However, Bitcoin transactions are pseudo-anonymous. The history of each Bitcoin transaction is permanently […]

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51% Percent Attacks: Hacking a $2 Billion Dollar Cryptocurrency for Less Than $1.5 Million

Matthew Hrones · May 27, 2018 · 7:00 am Some PoW currencies are using the same mining algorithms as their larger counterparts, making it much easier to hack the smaller networks with a 51% attack. Network Security Blockchain technology is revered as being a completely secure system, but that isn’t necessarily the case. The tech […]

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Operation Cryptosweep: Cryptocurrency Scammers Beware

Nick Chong · May 22, 2018 · 10:00 am A joint force, comprised of regulatory bodies from the U.S. and Canada, has announced that they will be facing cryptocurrency scams head-on and will investigate companies which do not practice the best principles. Coming Together to Form ‘Operation Cryptosweep’ The Texas State Securities Board has just […]

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New Malware Uses Chrome Extensions for Crypto Mining

Ashour Iesho · May 17, 2018 · 1:00 am Researchers were able to detect malicious Chrome extensions that could be used for secret cryptocurrency mining. Hackers Targeting Cryptocurrency Users With the recent rise of digital asset traders and investors, many hackers and other cybercriminals are targeting cryptocurrency users. Many major cryptocurrency exchanges have also advised their […]

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School District Forced to Pay $10,000 in Bitcoin Ransomware Attack

Nick Omo · April 29, 2018 · 10:00 am The Leominster Public Schools District has become the latest victim of a Bitcoin ransomware cyberattack. The school district was forced to pay $10,000 in Bitcoin to unlock their system. Details of the Cyberattack On April 14th, suspected hackers took over the computer system of the Leominster […]

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Half of Coincheck’s Stolen NEM May Already be Laundered

Adam James · March 19, 2018 · 9:30 am Hackers involved in the high-profile Coincheck heist earlier this year may have successfully converted half of the stolen NEM tokens into other digital currencies. Hung out to Dry As reported by Japan Today, hackers involved in the large-scale Coincheck heist may have utilized the anonymous “dark […]

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