Cryptocurrency

How Cryptocurrencies Increase Transaction Security?

From time-to-time we feature cryptocurrency stories here in Thethreatreport. Hence, it is really necessary for us to explain what it is, in an easier to understand language for the newbies. This article is highly recommended to read before getting deeper with the cryptocurrency cybersecurity news that we feature in this website: The legal currency used

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A First Look At Hacking Campaign Vs Exim Servers

The Internet, including both the surface web and the Dark Web is currently being scanned by cybercriminals looking for vulnerable Exim servers, which currently has 57% market share of all existing email servers in the world. The Exim email server flaw documented under CVE-2019-10149 enables hackers to send malformed emails to a target Exim server

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China, Main Target Of PCastle Crypto-mining Malware

Mainstream Anti-malware vendor, Trend Micro recently revealed the existence of project PCastle, a Monero-based cryptocurrency mining malware launched against China powered by its fileless feature. Once again, the favorite tool of hackers: Windows PowerShell. Other than the developers and system administrators, PowerShell is one of the least features used by a non-technical end-user, but a

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6 Members Sim Hijacking Team “The Community” Indicted by DOJ

The U.S. Department of Justice has indicted six people allegedly linked with the “The Community” cybercrime group for an alleged SIM card hijacking case which made victims lose an aggregate $2.4 million. The DOJ has posted the announcement in its official Press Release, the six individuals named below are facing multiple cases of aggravated identity

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Troublesome 7000 BTC Heist In Binance, Unrecoverable

Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance is suffering a huge Bitcoin heist as they lost 7000 BTC, worth around $40 million at the time of this writing. There is speculation that a painful transaction retraction “may” take place in order to desperately recover the huge losses. A retraction of the transaction (AKA Bitcoin Chain Reorg) has not happened

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Cryptocurrency’s Unsung Heroes- Ethical Hackers

Cryptocurrency is becoming a revolution, not only because of the support of enthusiasts and individuals who love the principle of having a monetary instrument free from government control. It is also due to the hard work and dedication of its unsung heroes, the ethical hackers who continue to hunt for bugs in the code that

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Know More About The Bitcoin Core Fake Wallet

As Bitcoin matures and other cryptocurrency alternatives emerge, the growth of interest with cryptocurrency wallet and cryptocurrency node also comes into effect. At the time of this writing, 1 BTC is around $3,960, though huge for an average Joe, it used to be as high $19,783.21 on Dec 17, 2017. Bitcoin Core, the free software bitcoin

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BTC vs BCH or BSV, Which Is The Best Successor To Bitcoin?

Bitcoin (BTC) has been with us since January 3, 2019, and since then the blockchain cryptocurrency that started the craze has become a very difficult mine. Those that came early to support BTC is slowly but surely migrating to other cryptocurrency. One of them is Kevin Pham, a long time voice in the promotion of

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The Cybersecurity Risks Of Engaging With Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency and the rise crypto-economy have become all the rage in the last 5 years, especially those speculators that are in it for one-time, big-time possibilities. People who even lack enough knowledge about the technology jumped into the bandwagon, and the .com bubble of the late 90s and early 2000s made a repeat. Cryptocurrency exchanges

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What Is Brute force And Dictionary Attacks?

Brute force attack means a repeated login attempt by criminals using every possible method like; letter, characters, number, and other combinations to guess a password. The attacker uses this technique to get one of the three things: an administrator password, a password hash key, or an encryption key. Getting a short password can be easy

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