Report: Critical Vulnerabilities Leaking User Data Found on DX.Exchange, Patched Later

Estonia-based cryptocurrency and tokenized stock exchange DX.Exchange has reportedly patched a critical vulnerability that leaked sensitive user data. Estonia-based cryptocurrency and tokenized stock exchange DX.Exchange has reportedly fixed a critical vulnerability that leaked sensitive user data. Technology news website Ars Technica reported on the security leak Jan. 9, citing an anonymous trader who conducted a […]

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Opera Releases ‘Web 3-Ready’ Android Browser With Ethereum, DApp Support

Opera has launched its “Web 3-ready” browser for Android, with crypto wallet integration, support for Ethereum and interactions with decentralized applications. Opera has launched its “Web 3-ready” browser for Android, with crypto wallet integration, support for Ethereum (ETH) and interactions with decentralized applications (DApps). The launch was announced at the Hard Fork Decentralized event in […]

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Decentralized Browser Brave Becomes Default on HTC Blockchain Smartphone

Blockchain browser Brave will be pre-installed on HTC’s blockchain browser, supporting cryptocurrency networks. Decentralized browser Brave is now the default browser on a phone from major smartphone manufacturer HTC, technology news outlet CNET reported Dec. 10. Founded in 1997, HTC is a Taiwanese consumer electronics manufacturer, which was the leading smartphone vendor in the U.S. […]

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Kaspersky: Cryptojacking Increasingly Popular Attack Vector for Botnets

A cybersecurity report from Kaspersky Labs states that crypto mining malware became increasingly popular among botnets in 2018, as compared with other attack vectors. A new bulletin from Russian internet security company Kaspersky Labs published Nov. 28 states that crypto mining malware became increasingly popular among botnets in 2018. Stealth crypto mining attacks – also […]

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Swiss Electronics Supplier SIRIN Labs to Ship Its First Blockchain-Based Smartphone

Swiss-based SIRIN Labs will start shipping its first blockchain-enabled FINNEY phone tomorrow, Nov. 29, at a retail price of $1,000. Blockchain–focused electronics supplier SIRIN Labs will ship its first blockchain-based smartphone tomorrow, Nov. 29, U.S.-based IT and business tech magazine Computerworld reports today, Nov. 28. Following a funding round that raised $157 million in an […]

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South Korea: Four ‘Young’ Hackers Booked in Cryptojacking Case Targeting Over 6,000 PCs

Four “young” hackers have been arrested in South Korea in a major cryptojacking case involving over 6,000 computers. Four “young” hackers have been arrested in a cryptojacking case involving over 6,000 computers in what is allegedly South Korea’s “first” known case of its kind, Korean English-language news outlet Aju Daily reports Nov. 8. Cryptojacking is […]

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