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Web3 and the Decentralized Internet

Web3 and the Decentralized Internet

In our last monthly show of the year we discuss Web3. What is it and what will it mean to have a decentralized Internet. If you’ve wanted to know what Web3, DeFI, ...
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Best of 2021 – 5 NFT Scams you need to know – NFT Scams Part-1

| | Crypto, cryptocurrency, nft
Wherever there is crypto, there are giveaway (/airdrop) scams. In these scams, scammers target NFT enthusiasts by offering them free NFT tokens ...
$150M Stolen in 'Imaginary Money’ Crypto/DeFi Hacks

$150M Stolen in ‘Imaginary Money’ Crypto/DeFi Hacks

Schadenfreude: This week saw a pair of high-profile cryptocurrency thefts, totalling over $150 million ...
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Smart Contract Bug Results in $31 Million Loss

A hacker stole $31 million from the blockchain company MonoX Finance , by exploiting a bug in software the service uses to draft smart contracts. Specifically, the hack used the same token ...
Crypto Mining Hackers vs. Cloud Computing—Google States the Obvious

Crypto Mining Hackers vs. Cloud Computing—Google States the Obvious

Google’s new Cybersecurity Action Team (CAT) would like you to know that insecure cloud instances can be hijacked by hackers. Stop the press. Did we really need to be told that? ...
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Biggest Single Crypto Theft: Teen Charged with $36M SIM-Swap Heist

Biggest Single Crypto Theft: Teen Charged with $36M SIM-Swap Heist

A Canadian has been charged with stealing C$46 million of imaginary money, via SIM swapping ...
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Cryptomixers Enable Ransomware Payment Laundering

While cryptomixers aren’t illegal in and of themselves, they have become “a linchpin in ransomware schemes,” according to a report from Intel 471. As the name implies, cryptomixers, typically standalone services, mix ...
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Wire Fraud Scam Upgraded with Bitcoin

The FBI has issued a bulletin describing a bitcoin variant of a wire fraud scam: As the agency describes it, the scammer will contact their victim and somehow convince them that they ...

“PlugWalkJoe” indicted for $784K SIM swap cryptocurrency theft

The U.S. Department of Justice charged a British man for his alleged role in stealing $784,000 worth of cryptocurrency using SIM swap attacks. According to the unsealed indictment, Joseph James O’Connor – ...
Government Gunning for Cryptocurrency—Uses Ransomware as Pretext

Government Gunning for Cryptocurrency—Uses Ransomware as Pretext

U.S. Treasury Dept. tells cryptocurrency fans to stop breaking sanctions and laundering money—in the name of combating ransomware ...
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