Israeli blockchain startup Kirobo says it solved the problem of funds being lost through errors in irreversible crypto transactions.
The free web service, which lets users send encrypted messages that self-destruct once read, has been copied with the reported aim of redirecting users’ bitcoin to criminals.
On average, ransoms demanded by cryptocurrency ransomware hackers increased by 200% from 2018 to 2019.
Blockfolio, one of the most popular cryptocurrency portfolio tracking applications, could be a highly desirable target for hackers’ attacks.
Emsisoft launched a free tool that decrypts files affected by a variant of the Tycoon ransomware attack.
CoinKite, maker of the Coldcard hardware wallet, has introduced two accessories that underscore the near-paranoia required to safely hold bitcoin.
The security vulnerability, which appeared in older versions of its application, could have allowed a bad actor to steal closed source code and possibly inject their own code into Blockfolio’s Github repository and, from there, into the app itself.
The basic idea involves storing bitcoin on-chain in a particularly secure manner that allows for recovery from security mistakes.
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