Largest Cryptocurrency Hack in History, $10k For Stolen Network Access, Your Identity and the Metaverse - Security Boulevard

Largest Cryptocurrency Hack in History, $10k For Stolen Network Access, Your Identity and the Metaverse

Over $600 million stolen in the largest DeFi cryptocurrency hack in history, attackers are getting around $10k for stolen network access credentials, and why your identity is trapped inside a social network and what this means for the next potential evolution of the Internet…the metaverse!

** Links mentioned on the show **

Apple to refuse government demands of expanding scanning beyond child abuse
https://www.zdnet.com/article/apple-to-refuse-government-demands-of-expanding-scanning-beyond-child-abuse/

Ransomware gang uses PrintNightmare to breach Windows servers
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/ransomware-gang-uses-printnightmare-to-breach-windows-servers/

Over $600 million reportedly stolen in cryptocurrency hack
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/over-600-million-reportedly-stolen-in-cryptocurrency-hack/
https://research.kudelskisecurity.com/2021/08/12/the-poly-network-hack-explained/amp/

Hackers netting average of nearly $10,000 for stolen network access
https://www.zdnet.com/article/hackers-netting-average-of-nearly-10000-for-stolen-network-access/

Why is your identity trapped inside a social network?
https://www.zdnet.com/article/why-is-your-identity-trapped-inside-a-social-network/
https://www.forbes.com/sites/charliefink/2021/08/12/this-week-in-xr-is-there-a-cure-for-metaverse-mania/

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*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from The Shared Security Show authored by Tom Eston. Read the original post at: https://sharedsecurity.net/2021/08/16/largest-cryptocurrency-hack-in-history-10k-for-stolen-network-access-your-identity-and-the-metaverse/