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Telecoms protocol from 1975 exploited to target 20 crypto executives

Hackers compromised the Telegram messenger and email accounts of multiple cryptocurrency executives last month by exploiting a vulnerability in a decades old protocol. The fraudsters are believed to have been trying to intercept two-factor authentication codes of victims in an attack on Israel-based telecommunications provider Partner Communications Company, formerly known as

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Ethereum 2.0 deposit contract to launch this week: ConsenSys dev

ConsenSys developer Ben Edgington has published an update that predicts the ETH 2.0 beacon chain genesis will happen within the next six to eight weeks.In a post announcing the launch of ‘V1.0.0 release candidate 0’, Edgington revealed the protocol’s deposit contract address feature should be announced this week. The deposit

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Authorities Arrest 20 Suspected of Ties to Russian Rapper’s Alleged Money Laundering Syndicate

European, American and Australian law enforcement said Thursday they have arrested 20 suspected members of QQAAZZ, the shadowy criminal money-laundering organization whose sloppy bitcoin tumbling tactics led to the March arrest of Russian rapper Maksim Boiko.This is a developing story. Source

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