security

Independence Day Sees Challenges to Privacy, Property and Security, June 26–July 3

Every Friday, Law Decoded delivers analysis on the week’s critical stories in the realms of policy, regulation and law. Editor’...

Ripple Likely Sold XRP in an Unregistered Securities Offering

In recent months, a number of class-action lawsuits have been filed against Ripple for selling its XRP token in an unregistered...

BCH Backer Claims Bitcoin Wallet Double-Spend Issue Hasn’t Been Fixed

On July 2, crypto security firm ZenGo identified a double-spend exploit targeting several popular Bitcoin (BTC) wallets, dubbed...
July 3, 2020
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Binance Security Report Sheds Light On Crypto Scams

A report released by major crypto exchange Binance illustrates how scams targeting cryptocurrency investors attempt to gain cre...

This Researcher Says Bitcoin’s Elliptic Curve Could Have a Secret Backdoor

One of the world’s top cryptographers believes that Satoshi Nakamoto chose Bitcoin’s (BTC) elliptic curve either for its effici...

CoinGecko Adds Crypto Exchanges’ Cybersecurity Ratings to Trust Score

Cryptocurrency market data aggregator CoinGecko has updated its Trust Score algorithm to consider the cybersecurity standards o...

Experts Split on Practical Implications of Quantum Cryptography

Scientists in China were able to exchange an encryption key at a distance of 1,120 kilometers, this exceeds the previous best a...

New Research Shows Massive Internet Spying, Several Crypto Sites Listed

A mammoth global spying and data theft effort currently leaves web surfing citizens at risk, with several Bitcoin and crypto do...

Millions of Telegram Users’s Data Exposed on Darknet

Telegram, a major privacy-focused messaging app, has suffered a data leak that exposed some personal data of its users on the d...

Bancor’s Bug Exposes Dangerously Common Practice in Ethereum DeFi

A vulnerability discovered on Bancor on June 18 would have allowed hackers to simply drain the funds of anyone who interacted w...