A new security flaw doesn’t bode well for experimental cryptocurrency projects looking to use trusted hardware in the near future. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/what-intels-foreshadow-flaw-means-for-the-future-of-cryptocurrency/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Security, Loyalty Programs and the End of Overbooking: How Blockchain Could Help Airlines Airlines and airports are functioning on outdated methods of information collection and distribution, using many isolated operating systems where…

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The phrase “trusted execution environment” is identified in two Microsoft patent applications to be a key component in future blockchain projects. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/microsoft-looks-to-trusted-computing-for-boosting-blockchain-security/. …

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Report: Ready-to-Use Malware for Bitcoin ATMs Found for Sale Online Tokyo-based security software manufacturer Trend Micro has found Bitcoin (BTC) automated teller machine (ATM) malware available for purchase online, according to a blog post published August…

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Researchers have uncovered a large botnet that mimics legitimate accounts on Twitter to spread a cryptocurrency “giveaway” scam. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/researchers-discover-huge-crypto-scam-botnet-on-twitter/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Telegram has put out its first app since its ICO, but that identity play has security researchers reeling. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/telegrams-post-ico-id-app-vulnerable-to-attack-researchers-say/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Decentralized crypto wallet SafeWallet is launching a new QR code-based user identification system to replace mnemonic phrases and private keys. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-wallet-to-replace-private-keys-with-encrypted-qr-codes/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Bitcoin developer and Casa wallet engineer Jameson Lopp recounts his 2017 swatting, and his fight to find his harasser. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/reflections-on-a-swatting-one-bitcoin-engineers-private-security-battle/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Illicit crypto-miners and ransomware have swapped places in popularity among cybercriminals, says a security firm. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cryptojacking-now-a-bigger-threat-than-ransomware-says-report/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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The security breach of a well-funded blockchain project renewed critiques against its technology this week. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/13-5-million-hack-ignites-fresh-debate-over-crypto-project-bancor/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Bitcoin veterans are jumping into the token economy with new licenses and custody options. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bitgo-adds-57-ethereum-crypto-tokens-custody/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and…

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Technologists unveiled a foundation dedicated to rewriting bitcoin’s underlying tech, giving the long-controversial idea new wings. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/powx-the-new-effort-to-change-bitcoin-and-whos-backing-it/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Crypto exchange and U.S. strategic partner of Huobi, HBUS, has announced today it will begin new user registrations of U.S. citizens. Following a recent Amsterdam quant trading event, Huobi has…

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The Russian Ministry of Defense is launching a blockchain research lab to examine how to combat cybersecurity threats. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/the-russian-military-is-building-a-blockchain-research-lab/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Technology giant Tencent said it was teaming up with the Chinese government to fight blockchain-related security problems and crimes. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/tencent-chinese-officials-partner-on-fighting-blockchain-security-risks/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The Bithumb situation has quickly developed over the past 24 hours, resulting in rampant speculation about what exactly happened. Bithumb ‘Suspiciously’ Deletes Original Tweet News of yesterday’s hack quickly broke…

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The case against embattled cryptocurrency startup My Big Coin is being watched closely by industry insiders, as it will help determine whether or not the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission…

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At least five cryptocurrencies have recently been hit with a 51% attack, a vulnerability users used to scoff at. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchains-feared-51-attack-now-becoming-regular/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Despite the slowdown in overall cryptocurrency prices, investment in upcoming projects, in the form of initial coin offerings (ICOs), has not slowed down one bit. In fact, the amount of…

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Blockchain use cases, but also the technologies vulnerabilities, were discussed at length at the CDX Academy’s Blockchain forum on Friday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-security-takes-spotlight-nyc-blockchain-week-kicks-off/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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