Kraken CISO Nick Percoco on the crypto exchange’s “productive paranoia” and the future of protecting home networks (Video)

Kraken CISO Nick Percoco on the crypto exchange’s “productive paranoia” and the future of protecting home networks (Video)

Audio Version Episode 3 of SOC Quarantine Diaries catches up with veteran security mind Nick Percoco, whose renowned career... The post Kraken CISO Nick Percoco on the crypto exchange’s “productive paranoia” and ...
Cyber Security Roundup for June 2020

Cyber Security Roundup for June 2020

A roundup of UK focused Cyber and Information Security News, Blog Posts, Reports and general Threat Intelligence from the previous calendar month, May 2020.EasyJet's disclosure of a "highly sophisticated cyber-attack", which occurred ...

BlockFi Hacked Following SIM Swap Attack, But Says No Funds Lost

For just under 90 minutes last Thursday, hackers were able to compromise the systems of cryptocurrency lending platform BlockFi, and gain unauthorised access to users’ names, email addresses, dates of birth, address ...
Fake COVID-19 Cryptocurrency Emerges Promising to Gain Value with Each Death

Fake COVID-19 Cryptocurrency Emerges Promising to Gain Value with Each Death

A new report reveals exponential growth in the number of phishing and website scams leveraging the COVID-19 pandemic, including websites peddling fake COVID-19 cryptocurrencies and crypto wallets that aim to siphon data ...

Nexus Intelligence Insights: Protect Your Bitcoins from 700+ Malicious RubyGems with sonatype-2020-0196

Last week news broke about how 700 typosquatting libraries had made their way into the famous RubyGems repository. The complete list, first published by Reversing Labs, reveals how crafty attackers can take ...
VictoryGate Monero-Mining Botnet Spread via Infected USB Devices

VictoryGate Monero-Mining Botnet Spread via Infected USB Devices

A previously undocumented botnet called “VictoryGate” propagated via infected USB devices in order to perform Monero-mining functionality. Slovakian security firm ESET revealed that it had sinkholed several command-and-control (C&C) domains so that ...
A hackers’ dream payday: Ledf.Me and Uniswap lose $25 million worth of cryptocurrency

A hackers’ dream payday: Ledf.Me and Uniswap lose $25 million worth of cryptocurrency

The cryptocurrency industry has suffered a major loss over the weekend, after bad actors managed to steal more than $25 million worth of digital currency from Uniswap and Lendf.me. Believed to be ...
Bad actor steals $250,000 from Bisq users after faulty security patch

Bad actor steals $250,000 from Bisq users after faulty security patch

Bisq, a decentralized crypto exchange network, was forced to disable trading on Tuesday after the discovery of a critical security vulnerability. The open source peer-to-peer application allows Bitcoin aficionados to buy or ...
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Bill Gates’ YouTube Bitcoin Giveaway (Of Course Not)

More than 30 popular YouTube channels livecasting Bill Gates asking for a small Bitcoin payment and promising you'll double your money ...
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Bitcoin thieves use malicious QR code readers to steal $45,000 this month

Bitcoin thieves use malicious QR code readers to steal $45,000 this month

Payments in cryptocurrency are not limited to extortionists who provide you their Bitcoin (BTC) wallets in their ‘contact info’. Adapting to the growing popularity, merchants around the world have added payment options ...