Category: Security

The year of the Proof of Work genocide?
Last week the Ethereum Classic team was caught off guard. On January 6, reports of double spends and blockchain anomalies began to pour in just as ETC was celebrating the earlie...

ELI5 Is Coinbase safe?
There's an old saying by cryptocurrency experts that goes a little like this: "if you don't control your private key, then you don't really own cryptocurrency." This is technica...

Novam Token : Intelligent proactive security
NOVAM protects endpoints and networks by monitoring and mitigating threats automatically on global Internet of Things (IoT) devices. We also offer security teams and corporate risk...

How do I safely store Bitcoin?
Bitcoin security boils down to a few good practices which you should be aware of : Your private key is the single most important digital asset. With it all your addresses can ...

Brazil’s largest Bitcoin exchange has been down for 72 hours. R$ 1 million in duplicate transactions being investigated
Brazil's largest Bitcoin exchange, Foxbit, is down for maintenance as R$ 1 million (~ U$ 300,000) have apparently gone missing. In a live feed broadcast earlier today, Foxbit ha...

Net Neutrality: The next battle against Bitcoin?
Bitcoin has withstood the largest and most technically sophisticated attacks likely ever perpetrated against any known technology. Billionaires who control large scale mining opera...

What’s a “paper wallet”? Doesn’t sound too high tech?
Five steps to make paper in ancient China Printing secrets on paper doesn't sound high tech, but it's one ...

Do you really need a hardware wallet?
Carrying a complete banking institution in your pocket is a powerful statement! Hardware wallets are really cool. They're basically specially designed storage systems, like superc...

IOTA hash collisions could have wrecked the network if it were fully decentralized
Professor Matthew Green of Johns Hopkins University posted an interesting, if not troubling, tweet about IOTA's security: The use of a broken hash function would have been a cri...

Is Quantum Key Distribution in the future of cryptocurrencies?
Can you imagine a transmission system where the data would change if anyone simply peeked into it? Imagine the two most popular cryptocurrency enthusiasts, Alice and Bob, could exc...