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Cryptomining Attacks Remain One of the Nastiest Malware Threats of 2019

Cryptography is a tool that can work in two different ways. It can be used to hide information using encryption or, with the correct information, it can be used to track data. The latter is what people are talking about when they name transparency as the primary value of cryptocurrency or blockchains. Under most circumstances Read more…

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HTC Launches Exodus 1, ‘To Make The Leap To Bitcoin From Fiat’

The advent of Bitcoin is fueling the evolution of financial technologies, including telecommunications, and hardware with crypto-friendly features. The latest innovation, HTC’s cryptophone Exodus 1, will hit the market in December 2019. This device performs both as a smartphone as well as a Bitcoin cold wallet. Chen: “For the smartphone category to grow again, we Read more…

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Trojan Virus Discovered That Steals Password Data from Crypto Wallets

Cybercriminals have launched a new malware conceived to steal data from crypto wallets. ThreatLabZ, a Zscaler team of security experts, has identified the malware as a RAT (Remote Access Trojan), which they named InnfiRAT. Malware Continues to Rise Malware using backdoors methods to gain unauthorized access to computers and other electronic appliances continue to pose Read more…

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Austria’s Official Passport Maker Launches a Crypto Hardware Wallet

YOUNIQX Identity AG, a subsidiary of Austria’s official passport manufacturer announced on Monday that it has launched a crypto hardware wallet solution known as the Chainlock Card. The company cites research into exchange fraud or hot wallet vulnerabilities as one of the key reasons for developing the product. YOUNIQX claims it has developed a “forgery-proof” Read more…

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Monero [XMR] is designed to be a privacy preserving currency, says Riccardo Spagni

Riccardo Spagni aka FluffyPony, the lead developer of Monero and the CTO of Tari, spoke about Monero and its privacy protocol, in an interview with Forbes. Spagni has always been a well-known advocate of the privacy coin and privacy itself, with the developer even remarking that privacy is a “basic human right” on several occasions. […]

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Samsung Pay May Integrate Crypto on Millions of Smartphones, Starting With the Galaxy S10 – What’s the Realistic Impact?

According to a report from The Korea Herald, a mainstream media publication based in South Korea, Samsung Pay could integrate crypto into the Samsung Galaxy S10. Earlier this month, CCN reported that the potential development of a crypto wallet by Samsung and the Galaxy S10 development team was leaked by an insider. Galaxy s10 with crypto wallet? pic.twitter.com/6IICujXEnm — Gregory Blake (@GregiPfister89) January 22, 2019 New reports suggest that Samsung will bring crypto into its ecosystem through Samsung Pay, its flagship digital payments platform. What Effect Could Samsung Pay Have on Crypto? In late 2018, MK reported that Samsung Pay

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Samsung Galaxy S10 Bitcoin Wallet Leaked by Insider: Is it Official?

By CCN.com: BGR, a U.S.-based technology publication, reported that a Samsung insider leaked images of the new Galaxy S10 model equipped with a native Bitcoin wallet. The Galaxy S10 has not yet been released to the public, but Samsung reportedly distributed the model to accessory makers and merchants. Galaxy S10 with a Crypto Wallet? According

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Crypto Mining Malware Has Netted Nearly 5% of All Monero, Says Research

Monero (XMR) is by far the most popular cryptocurrency among criminals deploying mining malware, according to a new study. Two researchers, Sergio Pastrana and Guillermo Suarez-Tangil, from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and King’s College London, respectively, published their report last week, estimating that hackers have mined at least 4.32 percent of the total monero in Read more…

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Cryptojacking Overtakes Ransomware as Top Malware in Some Countries

Cryptojacking, the unauthorized use of another’s hardware to mine cryptocurrency, has become the biggest cyber threat in many parts of the world, Bloomberg reported Dec. 14. According to research from cyber security research firm Kaspersky Lab, cryptojacking overtook ransomware as the biggest cybersecurity threat particularly in the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa. In Afghanistan and Read more…