Why Cybersecurity Is Crucial For Your Business

  These days, cybersecurity is a topic that every business has to address. More and more businesses get hacked every year as hackers get more sophisticated, sometimes even having the resources of an entire nation behind them. Private companies must take steps to ensure that they are protected against hacking and cyberattacks. But why is cybersecurity so crucial? In order to understand this, you have to understand more about how cybersecurity and cyberattacks actually work. Let’s take a close look at cybersecurity for business, including the potential for disaster that…

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TLDR Capital Launches Security Division Led by Veteran FBI Special Agents and Navy SEAL

  Leading crypto investment and advisory firm brings specialized cyber and physical security to at-risk market participants   New York, NY— July 12, 2018 — TLDR, a global investment and advisory firm for tokenization projects, has announced a new security-focused practice, TLDR Security, that will provide unparalleled cyber and physical security services to the global blockchain market. The team of experts includes veteran cyber FBI Special Agents Andre McGregor and Jason Truppi and Navy SEAL Chuck McGraw. With their respective, decades-long experience in cyber, operational, and personnel security, TLDR Security…

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CryptoBridge and the Future of Digital Asset Trading

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Most of trading and interest the worldwide groundswell of interest in digital currency over the past year has been funneled through major exchanges like Coinbase, Gemini, and Kraken. These centralized exchanges have brought billions of dollars of value to blockchain projects and digital currencies. The growth has been exponential — over 3400% in 2017 alone and there are hundreds of them starting up everywhere.     However, these centralized exchanges are subject to hacking and a host of other problems regarding security and user privacy.…

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Coindash Hacker Returns 20,000 ETH

Last year a hacker stole 37,000 ETH from Coindash during the company’s ICO, now the company announced that 20,000 ETH have been sent to the company’s wallet from the address associated with the hacker. The transaction constitutes the second instance in which the hacker has returned funds to Coindash.     At the time the 37,000 ETH was valued at approximately $10 million USD. The 20,000 ETH tokens returned to Coindash are currently worth approximately $17 million.   The transaction comprises the second time that the hacker has returned funds…

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How Hackers Could Cause Global Chaos

Barrett Brown is a criminal connected to Anonymous, a group that hacked a private security firm to reveal secrets. He is now out and living in a halfway house in Dallas.     He had time while spending a year in a prison cell thinking about what he might do when he got out.   He says he is now ready to change, so next time he gets involved in hacking a corporation he is able to inflict maximum damage.   “Certainly, I haven’t gotten any less militant in the…

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How to Install your Embedded Vault

Cryptocurrency during the past year has soared to new highs coupled with the need to protect them. Embedded Vault can do just that. Embedded Vault is the world’s most secure cryptocurrency software wallet that can turn your PC into a secure hardware wallet.   Current Requirements for Embedded Vault: Android Smartphone with Fingerprint scanner and Bluetooth Windows PC with Bluetooth       Embedded Vault currently supports popular cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, EOT Coin, EOT Token, Waves and also provides an exchange between EOT tokens to EOT coins.   The…

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Covert Crypto Mining hits YouTube

Youtube users were given a shock with breaking news that YouTube serves ads with CPU-draining cryptocurrency miners.   While users are watching videos, attackers are profiting. Users tool to Social media last week to complain that their antivirus programs were detecting cryptocurrency mining code when they visited YouTube.               Monero mining:  Researchers at Trend Micro said that attackers were abusing the Google DoubleClick ad platform to display them to YouTube visitors.     The ads contain Javascript that mines the digital currency, Monero.   Full…

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Japan Bitcoin Exchange Coincheck will repay Stolen Funds

It was reported on Friday that Coincheck, a Japanese Bitcoin exchange suspended all withdrawals after a massive hack that shocked the market.   Full Story: – Bitcoin chaos in Japan as CoinCheck freezes all withdrawals   It was reported in the Guardian today that the Coincheck cryptocurrency exchange will refund customers about $400m (£282m) stolen by hackers two days ago in one of the biggest thefts of digital funds. Coincheck affirmed that it would use its cash holdings to reimburse 260,000 people for the value of 46.3bn yen who lost…

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2017 Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Hacks, Scams and Attacks

As the total cryptocurrency value continues to rise, so do the hacks, scams, and attacks in our new digital economy.   From false ICO’s, wallet hacks and deliberate scams, approximately $490 million was taken from the unsuspecting. CoinDesk examines the seven biggest cybercrimes involving the blockchain and cryptocurrency.  Watch this short video to learn more.       Read the full article – Click Here  How to hack Bitcoin Is Bitcoin a pyramid scheme or Ponzi? Get your copy of What is Bitcoin This e-book on Amazon explains what Bitcoin…

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Malware Steals Hotel Guests Payment Card Details

Bottom line – Ensure you protect your privacy and that your personal data is safe and not compromised. The biggest threat to our new digital economy is cybercrime as unscrupulous people are stealing our Identity, Documents, Photo’s and Credit/Debit card details to name but a few.   An incident at a IHG franchise hotel, involving guest payment cards and malware, occurred recently:-   “The investigation identified signs of the operation of malware designed to access payment card data from cards used onsite at front desks for certain IHG-branded franchise hotel…

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