HTC has announced that its first blockchain phone, the Exodus, is available for pre-order – and must be purchased with crypto. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/htc-will-start-shipping-the-exodus-blockchain-phone-in-december/. …

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North Korea’s infamous hacking group, dubbed Lazarus, has managed to steal over half a billion dollars in cryptocurrencies, a report indicates. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/north-korean-hacking-group-lazerus-stole-571-million-in-cryptos-report/. …

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North Korea’s infamous hacking group, dubbed Lazarus, has managed to steal over half a billion dollars in cryptocurrencies, a report indicates. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/north-korean-hacking-group-lazarus-stole-571-million-in-cryptos-report/. …

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U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is making a recently developed security scaling tool available to the public. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/coinbase-makes-new-security-scaling-tool-open-source/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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SpankChain, a cryptocurrency project focused on the adult industry, lost almost $40,000 due to a smart contract flaw on Saturday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/spankchain-loses-40k-in-hack-due-to-smart-contract-bug/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Israel’s securities regulator has launched a blockchain-based messaging system in a bid to improve security and fight fraud. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/israels-securities-watchdog-builds-blockchain-into-its-messaging-tool/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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A newly published IBM patent proposes bolstering network security by monitoring potential network intrusions on a blockchain. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ibm-wins-patent-for-blockchain-based-network-security-system/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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A report by a group of cybersecurity researchers found that cryptojacking instances jumped more than 400 percent in a year. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/report-finds-cryptojacking-instances-jumped-400-in-a-year/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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An abnormally severe bug has been discovered in bitcoin’s software, with possible ramifications for lightning users. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-core-developers-move-to-fix-denial-of-service-software-bug/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Blockchain Browser Brave Files Adtech Complaints Against Google for User Data Practices Brave browser, developed by Mozilla co-founder Brendan Eich, has filed privacy complaints in Ireland and Britain against Google, Reuters reported September 13. Brave is an open-source blockchain-powered…

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Deloitte said in a new report that telecommunication companies can use blockchain to improve a number of services and security functions. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/deloitte-report-outlines-potential-blockchain-use-cases-for-telecom-industry/. …

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The National Research Council of Canada is using IPFS to host an ethereum blockchain explorer that can’t be taken offline. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/a-canadian-government-body-has-built-an-ethereum-blockchain-explorer/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Researchers at the University of California–San Diego will receive more than $800,000 to develop a distributed ledger to store scientific data. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/nsf-funds-university-of-california-research-into-distributed-ledger-tech/. …

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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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