Report: Android Phishing Malware Impersonates Turkish Cryptocurrency Exchange

New Android malware sidesteps Google’s SMS permissions restrictions to get hold of two-factor authentication codes received via SMS. The cybersecurity company behind major antivirus software NOD32, ESET, reported on June 17 that new Android malware sidesteps Google’s SMS permissions restrictions to get hold of two-factor authentication (2FA) codes received via SMS. Per the report, some […]

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Spanish Law Enforcement Arrests 35 Suspects for Bank Fraud, BTC Money Laundering

Spanish law enforcement arrested 35 people for allegedly counterfeiting banking cards and laundering the proceeds through bitcoin. Spanish law enforcement arrested 35 people for allegedly counterfeiting banking cards and laundering the proceeds through bitcoin (BTC), local media La Verdad reports on June 14. Per the report, the organization obtained over €600,000 ($674,000) and laundered over […]

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Komodo Hacks Itself and Saves Crypto Worth $13M After Learning of Security Vulnerability

Funds worth an estimated $13 million were successfully shielded from attackers after Komodo reacted to a security vulnerability. Crypto wallet provider Komodo effectively hacked itself to prevent fraudsters from accessing its users’ funds, the company confirmed in a blog post on June 5. Security researchers had alerted the company to a vulnerability in its Agama wallet. Realizing […]

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Crypto OTC Trading, Explained

How OTC trading conquers the crypto world and why its volumes are drastically different from those of crypto exchanges. Here is everything you want to know. How are these issues solved? As the OTC market evolves, companies are working on building trusted custodial solutions and risk management systems. The OTC market is expected to continue […]

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Hodler’s Digest, May 27–June 2: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Kik has launched a Defend Crypto campaign, while Facebook’s crypto coin could face some demographic challenges. Coming every week, the Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph […]

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UpBit Exchange Phishing Email Scam Came From North Korea, Source Claims

A security firm analyzing the content of the emails believes a Pyongyang hacker group masterminded the scheme. Hackers from North Korea were behind a phishing scam targeting users of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange UpBit, Korean-language cryptocurrency news outlet CoinDesk Korea reported on May 29. According to findings by local cybersecurity firm East Security, the scam […]

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