Bitglass Security Spotlight: 80 Million Personal Records Exposed

Bitglass Security Spotlight: 80 Million Personal Records Exposed

Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent weeks: 80 Million Personal Records Exposed $40 million Worth of Bitcoin Stolen from Binance Exchange Major Canadian Telecom Provider, Freedom Mobile, Experiences Security Breach ...

Israel Cyber-Attack Bombing, New Google Privacy Settings, Traditional Mail Blackmail Scam

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for May 13th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Israel bombs a building in retaliation for a cyber-attack, Google adds more ...
$40 million worth of Bitcoin stolen from Binance cryptocurrency exchange

$40 million worth of Bitcoin stolen from Binance cryptocurrency exchange

Binance, one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges by trading volume, says that it has suffered a security breach that saw hackers steal more than $40 million worth of Bitcoin. A statement ...
Amazon Shoppers Can Now Pay with Bitcoin on the Platform

Amazon Shoppers Can Now Pay with Bitcoin on the Platform

Bitcoin payments are now an option on Amazon, and other ecommerce platforms will accept them by 2020 thanks to a startup, a browser extension and the lightning network, writes Coindesk. Bitcoin processes ...
Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies: Burn It With Fire (Nicholas Weaver)

Blockchain and Trust

In his 2008 white paper that first proposed bitcoin, the anonymous Satoshi Nakamoto concluded with: "We have proposed a system for electronic transactions without relying on trust." He was referring to blockchain, ...

DNA Testing and the FBI, $198 Million Dollar Cryptocurrency Password, Password Checkup Chrome Extension – WB55

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for February 11th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: DNA testing and the FBI, the $198 million dollar cryptocurrency password, and ...
smart mobility blockchain consortium

Smart mobility and the blockchain

Can a consortium blockchain approach allow IoT industry players launch and secure new services such as car-sharing apps? ...

Limitations of Blockchain Technology

The elephant in the room is the viability and sustainability of blockchain technology. Cryptocurrency mining, for instance, requires specialized rigs that consume electricity. In certain estimates, at the time of writing, the ...
A Forged “From” Address

A Forged “From” Address

To the left we see part of a malicious email. The author brags about how the From address is the same as the To address. This is supposed to mean that the ...
Bogus Bomb Threats Demand Bitcoin Disrupt Businesses

Bogus Bomb Threats Demand Bitcoin Disrupt Businesses

Bogus bomb threats created a scare across the country. A quick note here that I'll dive into more deeply next week. The big question at this time -- with MANY of the ...
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