‘Crypto’ for ‘Cryptography’: How Justified Is the Exuberance Around Apple’s Developer CryptoKit?

As Apple unveils its new cryptographic framework, experts weigh in on its relevance to the cryptocurrency industry. Yannick Sierra, security engineering and architecture manager for Apple, opened up the cryptography session at the 2019 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference and presented the CryptoKit with these words: Welcome to the bitcoin session! (Laughter in the room). Kidding […]

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Crypto Custody Firm Ledger Vault to Provide Services to Crypto Broker Voyager Digital

Ledger Vault, the custody arm of French hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger, will provide its services to Canadian cryptocurrency broker Voyager Digital. Ledger Vault, the custody arm of hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger, will provide its services to Canadian cryptocurrency broker Voyager Digital, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 21. Per the release, […]

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Ledger Provides Secure Wallet Management Solution to Regulated Canadian Crypto Exchange

Ledger is set to provide its secure crypto infrastructure solution to the regulated Canadian crypto exchange. French hardware wallet producer Ledger is set to provide its secure crypto infrastructure solution to regulated Canadian crypto exchange National Digital Asset Exchange (NDAX), according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on April 29. NDAX — which offers […]

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‘Blockchain Bandit’: How a Hacker Has Been Stealing Millions Worth of ETH by Guessing Weak Private Keys

An interview with a senior analyst at ISE. Earlier this week, United States-based security consulting firm Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) published a report on private keys for the Ethereum blockchain. Despite establishing around 700 weak private keys that are being regularly used by multiple people, the researchers found a “blockchain bandit” who has managed to […]

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Crypto Wallet Startup Ledger Detects Phishing Malware Targeting Desktop App

Hardware crypto wallet manufacturer Ledger has detected malware targeting its desktop app. Hardware cryptocurrency wallet manufacturer Ledger has detected malware targeting its desktop application, according to a tweet on April 25. Ledger warned its users that the malware locally replaces the Ledger Live desktop app with a malicious one, and advised to follow security practices […]

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