cybersecurity

Congress Fears US Is Losing Battle to Malware and Darkweb Cyberweapons

In a May 28 virtual roundtable before the congressional Subcommittee on National Security, International Development and Monetary Policy, witnesses and congresspeople alike feared that they are not keeping up with criminals hacking the financial system. Criminals have better resumes than government agents One witness, Guillermo Christensen, a partner at law firm Ice Miller, admired the …

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Analyst Is ‘Surprised’ There Hasn’t Been a Large-Scale Attack on Bitcoin Cash Yet

Yassine Elmandjra, a crypto asset analyst at ARK Invest, said in a May 24 tweet that the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hashrate fell by 30% since its halving event, and only accounts for about 2% of the SHA-256 hashrate. Elmandjra now thinks it’s only a question of time before somebody takes advantage of the network: “Surprised …

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Sign Into Websites Using Your Crypto Wallet Instead of a Password

What better way to celebrate World Password Day (May 7) than with a new solution from the cryptoworld to get around insecure passwords and phishing attacks?  The lnurl-auth protocol allows users to sign into various accounts by receiving a QR code with a special message. This allows them to use a public key associated with …

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