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Android Vulnerability Allows Hackers to Steal Crypto Wallet Info

Promon security researchers have uncovered a vulnerability that could allow cybercriminals to access private data on any Android phone.500 most popular apps are at riskOn Dec. 2, the Norwegian app security firm Promon revealed the discovery of a dangerous Android vulnerability called StrandHogg, which has reportedly infected all versions

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Cosmos Network Discloses Critical Vulnerability in Tendermint Core

In a forum post published on Oct. 1 blockchain interoperability platform Cosmos has disclosed a “high-severity security vulnerability” that was found in consensus engine Tendermint Core.According to the announcement, an update patch was released the following morning. The vulnerability reportedly affected all versions of Tendermint, on which Cosmos is

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Bitcoin’s LN Developer Discloses the Network’s Vulnerability

Bitcoin’s (BTC) Lightning Network (LN) developer Rusty Russel has published the full disclosure of the network’s vulnerability discovered in August, accompanied by a solution.Russel pointed out that the vulnerability appeared while opening funding channels. The described process does not require that receivers check if a transaction is the one

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New Parity Update Fixes a Vulnerability Present in Some ETH Nodes

Blockchain software development firm Parity released an update for its Ethereum (ETH) node software which fixes a vulnerability present in some instances.Remote node crashing vulnerabilityIn a blog post published on Aug. 29, Parity announced the release of an update for its Ethereum node software fixing the Remote Procedure Call

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Crypto PIVX Denies Vulnerability Allegations, Says Users’ Funds Are Safe

Developers of the private transactions cryptocurrency PIVX replied to crypto consulting firm Lunar Digital Assets regarding claims its blockchain was vulnerable to a bug. In a reply published on Aug. 13, PIVX developers addressed claims made by Lunar Digital Assets CEO Han Yoon. They argued that there has been no

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ShapeShift Addresses KeepKey Hardware Wallet Vulnerability Report

Cryptocurrency swaps and hardware wallet producer ShapeShift addressed recent KeepKey hardware wallet vulnerability allegations.ShapeShift responded to an alleged vulnerability submitted through its responsible disclosure program in a Medium post published on Aug. 4. Per the announcement, the firm received a vulnerability report through the program on May 1, which

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Komodo Hacks Itself and Saves Crypto Worth $13M After Learning of 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 that hackers could strike any moment, Komodo’s cybersecurity team decided to use the

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Computer Researcher Finds Wallet Vulnerability That Gave Same Key to Multiple Users

Online cryptocurrency paper wallet creator WalletGenerator.net previously ran on code that caused private key/public key pairs to be issued to multiple users. The vulnerability was described in an official blog post by security research Harry Denley of MyCrypto on May 24.According to the post, the bad code was in

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