Announcing the first excerpt to a literary work consisting of two parts. The excerpt is provided. I wanted to include it as a brief glimpse of history. Even for those that can’t read the full book, I wanted to make this available to everyone. A short story if you will, with some of the most… Read More


The Trezor team says ‘signs point toward DNS poisoning or BGP hijacking’ as the means attackers hijacked legitimate traffic meant for the official wallet.trezor.io domain but redirected these users to a malicious server hosting a fake website. An investigation is still underway to determine the exact cause. The incident came to light after users complained… Read More


European law enforcement agencies dismantled a Darknet drug trafficking network, seizing almost 800,000 doses of LSD and over $5 million in Bitcoin, IOTA, and Lumens. Ulbricht, better known by his deep web pseudonym, “Dread Pirate Roberts,” was charged with narcotics trafficking, computer hacking, and money laundering after his arrest at the Glen Park Branch Library… Read More


In a novel investigative strategy, rather than just following the money, investigators went undercover as someone converting Bitcoin into cash, exploiting a financial bottleneck faced by dark web criminals. Law enforcement agencies are always looking for new ways to identify suspects on the dark web, whether that means using malware to unmask people, executing wide… Read More


The lifting of the ban – put in place in January amidfears that ads were used for fraud –was welcomed by industry figures, with some saying that itindicated the firm’s recognition of the potential of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. But perhaps more significant than the immediate implications for cryptocurrency firms is what the movesignals about… Read More


In 2016, a group of self-described hackers started releasing a steady stream of code stolen from the NSA. As well as dumping some hacking tools publicly, such as exploits that were later incorporated into the crippling WannaCry ransomware attack, the so-called Shadow Brokers also listed more tools on a dedicated online shop and a “monthly… Read More


Are bitcoin and ether securities? Finally, one of the biggest questions and debates in crypto has been answered by the SEC, officially. In an announcement at Yahoo Finance’s All Market Summit: Crypto in San Francisco on Thursday,the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Director of Corporate Finance William Hinman said that the commission would not be… Read More


Seventeen malicious Docker containers earned cryptomining criminals $90,000 in 30 days in what could be a harbinger of things to come. The figure may seem tame compared to some of the larger paydays that cryptojackers have earned. But, researchers at Kromtech Security Center warn containers are shaping up to be the next ripe target for… Read More


Apple has updated its review guidelines to specifically prohibit iOS and Mac apps uploaded on the company’s official App Store from utilizing users’ devices for cryptocurrency mining operations. The ban applies for apps designed explicitly with mining operations in mind. Other cryptocurrency-related functions, like managing or trading cryptocoin funds, are still permitted. Two sections have… Read More


Cryptocurrency trading app Taylorsuffered a catastrophic hack on May 22 that resulted in the loss of over 2,500 ETH, valued at $1.5 million. In addition, the trading platform lost 7% of the total TAY token supply, potentially crippling the development of the trading software. According to the official statement, the only tokens that remain in… Read More