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Blockchain Voting is Vulnerable to Hacking and Low-Quality Data: Research

Nir Kshetri, a professor of management at the University of North Carolina, has suggested that before blockchain-based voting can be considered safe and trustworthy, some major issues must be resolved.In an article published on Oct. 18, Kshetri claims that “small-scale tests run so far have identified problems and vulnerabilities

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US Treasury Targets Three Notorious North Korean Hacking Groups

According to a press release published on September 13th, the U.S. Department Of The Treasury is sanctioning three North Korean state-sponsored malicious cyber groups, known by the names of Andariel, the Lazarus Group and Bluenoroff. All have targeted and employed cryptocurrency for their nefarious purposes.In a statement released by the

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UK Police Arrest Teen for Hacking Unreleased Music to Sell for Crypto

City of London Police have arrested a 19-year-old citizen suspected of hacking major music acts in a bid to steal unreleased songs and sell them for digital currency, Canadian daily newspaper The Vancouver Sun reported on Sept. 13.The Manhattan District Attorney’s office initiated an investigation after receiving complaints from

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New Crypto Mining Malware Beapy Uses Leaked NSA Hacking Tools: Symantec Research

American software security firm Symantec found a spike in a new crypto mining malware that  mainly targets enterprises, TechCrunch reports on April 25.The new cryptojacking malware, dubbed Beapy, uses the leaked United States National Security Agency (NSA) hacking tools to spread throughout corporate networks to generate big sums of

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UN Panel Says North Korea Obtained $670 Million in Crypto and Fiat via Hacking: Report

North Korea has reportedly amassed $670 million in fiat and cryptocurrencies by conducting hacking attacks, Asia-focused financial newspaper Nikkei Asian Review reports on Friday, March 8. The publication cites a U.N. Security Council report.The report, prepared by a panel of experts, was presented to the Security Council's North Korea

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