Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin Discusses Bitcoin’s Long-Term Security

Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin Discusses Bitcoin’s Long-Term SecurityOn September 1, Vitalik Buterin conducted an interview with the economics author Noah Smith and the co-founder of Ethereum spoke an awful lot about Bitcoin and the network’s long-term security. Buterin also discussed the crypto economy’s crash and said he was “surprised that the crash did not happen earlier.” Buterin: Bitcoin Is ‘Not Succeeding at […]

Cardano Foundation Doubles Reward Offered to Hackers for Uncovering Bugs on Its Blockchain

The Cardano Foundation recently said it has doubled the payout offered to hackers and bounty hunters that identify bugs or vulnerabilities within the Cardano blockchain. The foundation said the six-week promotion, which runs until March 25, 2022, is part of an ongoing attempt to keep “its businesses and customers safe.”
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Opensea CEO Dismisses $200 Million Hack Rumor, Claims Incident Was a Phishing Attack

Opensea co-founder and CEO, Devin Finzer, has denied rumors that the non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace’s codebase was breached and that attackers had stolen $200 million. According to Finzer, an investigation had shown that the attacker had $1.7 million worth of ethereum in his wallet by leveraging a phishing scheme. Attacker Reportedly Returns Some Stolen NFTs […]

New BHUNT Malware Targets Cryptocurrency Wallets via Software Installs

bhuntBitdefender, a cybersecurity and antivirus company, has detected BHUNT, a new kind of malware that targets cryptocurrency wallets via software installs. The malware works on top of installs of unsecured or cracked software, that already comes packaged with the system to be deployed on desktop environments. Once installed, the software extracts passphrases and seeds from […]

Business Advisory Firm Expects Criminal Cryptocurrency Transactions to Fall by 30% by 2024

Business Advisory Firm Expects Criminal Cryptocurrency Transactions to Fall by 30% by 2024Gartner, an advisory firm, has predicted that criminal cryptocurrency transactions or transfers will fall by 30% by 2024. The firm says factors such as the transparency of the blockchain, as well as the democratization of fraud prevention tools, will contribute to this decline in such transactions. Blockchain Transparency Despite the surge in the value of […]