Phishers impersonating exchanges are going for round two. ETHNews recently reported that an emailer from [email protected] sent false "new device" alerts to users in a bid to get access to their Coinbase accounts. Now the entity behind [email protected] may be at it again with a new message. This morning, November 21, 2017, at 8:21 ETHNews received an email...
A resolution has yet to be found for yesterday's Parity hack which saw up to $150 million frozen across the ethereum platform. However, speaking to CoinDesk, Martin Holst Swende, head of security for the Ethereum Foundation, confirmed that a hard fork of the ethereum blockchain will be required to free...
Bitcoin millionaires are now a thing, and so are thousandaires. It’s been a good, good year for users of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency. With sums exceeding expectations by a lot, problems arise. Keeping it all on a smartphone no longer seems reasonable. Exchanges prove insolvent. And so storage...
Bitcoin wallet startup Luno has raised $9 million in new funding as part of a Series B round. Announced today, the round was led by Balderton Capital, a London-based VC firm that has invested in startups like Revolut, which launched cryptocurrency services earlier this year. As part of the deal, Balderton...
A thread on Reddit has revealed that careless cryptocurrency users have been sending Bcash (bitcoin cash) tokens to bitcoin wallet addresses, losing funds in the process. The prevalence of such serves as a warning for cryptocurrency users to exercise caution whenever conducting transfers between wallets. Some Are Blaming the Bcash...
Purpose We're finally going to create a customizable wallet solution that is cheap, secure, and not too complicated. While simply following the steps in this guide will give you a wallet that is resistant to malware and other online threats, it does not guarantee total security of your funds. To...
Purpose In this part of the guide, we're going to look at the existing security measures present in cryptocurrency wallet solutions. We'll look at some specific products as examples, but this is intended to be a generalized overview of the types of wallets rather than specific implementations that may break...
Here’s something every bitcoin owner should know: the safety and security of your bitcoins is ultimately your responsibility. Combining digital security knowledge as well as secure bitcoin storage is important if you don’t want your accounts hacked and bitcoins drained. Remember – bitcoin transactions are not reversible. To send or...