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Years-Old Cybersecurity Vulnerably Exposed in Blockfolio

[sociallocker id="55298"] As of April 22, there are approximately 5,400 cryptocurrencies being traded with a market value of $201 billion United States dollars. The 24-hour daily trading volume has recently been hovering around $100 billion, a key indicator of the sector’s ongoing growth and active investor participation.It is a well-known

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Global Cybersecurity League Formed to Fight Hospital Ransomware

A crack team of cybersecurity experts in 65 countries has come together to combat ransomware attacks on hospitals during the coronavirus crisis.Calling themselves the COVID-19 CTI League the community of experts aims to protect the technological infrastructure of front-line medical resources from cyberattacks.Hospitals around the world have seen a

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Cybersecurity Experts Warn Against Popular Phones and Losing Fingers to Criminals

Speaking at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, cybersecurity experts Aaron Turner and Georgia Weidman discussed two-factor authentication and biometrics as means to securing one’s phone. Although they concur that the two-factor authentication is the way to go, there are certain caveats.Authenticator apps like Google Authenticator generally provide better

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Cybersecurity Company Kaspersky Debuts Blockchain-Based Voting Machine

Blockchain voting is gaining more traction in the United States despite the abysmal failure of mobile voting at the Iowa Democratic Caucus earlier this month. Companies on the forefront of blockchain technology realize the potential of the products they are developing to not only transform the global economy, but

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AT&T’s Cybersecurity Branch Breaks Down Crypto Miner Threat to Email Servers

AT&T's Alien Labs is dipping its toes into cryptomining malware analysis with a new technological breakdown of how a monero miner infiltrates networks. Released Thursday, the report by security researcher Fernando Domínguez provides a step-by-step walkthrough of how one rather low-profile cryptojacker infects and spreads across vulnerable Exim, Confluence and WebLogic

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Crypto Cybersecurity Firm Ledger Hires In-House Security Officer As New CTO

Hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger has hired Charles Guillemet as chief technology officer (CTO) where he will oversee the company’s security operations.In a press release shared with CryptoX on Dec. 5, Ledger said that Guillemet has been in charge of the company's security assessments for Ledger’s products ever since he

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Cybersecurity Company Kaspersky Poised to Save the Crypto Industry From Cybercriminals

The multinational cybersecurity and antivirus company Kaspersky has released info about its cybersecurity services that are aimed at protecting crypto and blockchain-oriented companies from cybercriminals.According to CipherTrace’s Cryptocurrency and Anti-Money Laundering research, the global crypto ecosystem lost up to a whopping $4.26 billion to criminals and fraudsters in the first

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Cybersecurity Firm Releases WannaCryFake Bitcoin Ransomware Fix

Cybersecurity firm Emsisoft has released a solution for Bitcoin (BTC)-demanding ransomware WannaCryFake.Pay Bitcoin in return for your dataIn a Sept. 25 blog post, Emsisoft announced that they are releasing a new free fix for the WannaCryFake ransomware bug. The WannaCryFake is the next version of the WannaCry worm, a

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