Crypto scammers deface Trump campaign website one week from elections

Just one week before the election, President Donald Trump’s website was briefly defaced by crypto scammers. One of United States President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign websites was briefly defaced yesterday, according to an Oct. 28 article on TechCrunch. Hackers managed to replace’s usual campaign rhetoric and request for donations with a spoof of the […]

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Bitcoin’s plunge, Twitter hack revelation, Pornhub accepts crypto: Hodler’s Digest, Aug. 31–Sept. 6

The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — one week on Cointelegraph in one link! Coming every Sunday, Hodlers Digest tracks every important crypto news story from the previous week. Essential reading for all Hodlers!   Top Stories This Week   Three reasons why Bitcoin suddenly dipped […]

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Another Free Ransomware Decryptor Released

Emsisoft launched a free tool that decrypts files affected by a variant of the Tycoon ransomware attack. Malware lab, Emsisoft, released a free decryptor tool on June 4. The tool enables victims to recover files encrypted by Tycoon ransomware attacks without needing to pay the ransom. Researchers from the BlackBerry’s security unit first discovered the […]

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Andreessen Horowitz Releases Lectures From Its ‘Crypto Startup School’

Major U.S. venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz has began publishing educational material from its crypto-focused bootcamp. Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz — also known as a16z — has started releasing an online version of “Crypto Startup School,” its seven-week education course for industry entrepreneurs.  Two lectures from week one were published on May 13 via […]

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DDoS Attacks on OKEx and Bitfinex Were Sophisticated, Possibly Related

2020 has already been remarkably eventful for the crypto industry, and security breaches are no exception. As the cryptocurrency industry continues to mature, security remains a major challenge. Over the last few weeks, a number of cryptocurrency exchanges — namely, OKEx, Bitfinex, Digitex and Coinhako — have experienced security breaches. Although the attackers apparently did […]

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