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A Ledger Hardware Wallet Is the Best Solution to Protect and Own Your Private Keys

<div class=”featured_image_container”> sponsored </div> <b>The crypto economy is on the cutting edge of both finance and technology, which means that you need to be ever vigilant in protecting your digital assets. A critical component of doing so is using a hardware wallet from a company you can trust, like <a href=”https://www.ledger.com/start-your-crypto-journey?utm_source=bitcoincom&amp;utm_medium=article&amp;utm_campaign=marketingpartnerships”>Ledger</a>, to securely store your …

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Ledger owners report chilling threats after 20K more records leaked

Ledger users are receiving threatening emails in the wake of the hardware wallet manufacturer reporting that 20,000 more of its customers have been affected by another massive data breach. One or more extortionists using the names Darrin Burlew and Denni Hornig have reportedly sent emails to users who say their personal information was released as …

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Crypto User Loses Over $100K in Bitcoin While Transferring His Wallet

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>A bitcoin user has shared his story of how he lost more than $100,000 in <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> during a wallet transfer. The bitcoiner attempted to transfer a wallet to a new computer without making sure that he had access to the encryption passwords tied to his private key …

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From SIM-Swaps to Home-Invasion Threats, Ledger Leak Has Cascading Consequences

As soon as he learned he was among the thousands of Ledger customers whose personal information had been published online Sunday, JimboChewdip, as he’s known on Twitter, acted fast. Not fast enough, however. JCD, as we’ll call him, spent Monday morning changing his passwords, only to get a notification a new device had been added …

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Ledger Leak Invokes Legal Action, One Customer Allegedly Threatened With Home Invasion

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Just recently, reports of the Ledger customer database breach being dumped on Raidforums for free has become a viral story among cryptocurrency proponents. Now customers are threatening to take legal action against the hardware wallet manufacturer, and one customer has complained of getting an email threatening him with a home invasion.</strong> The …

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Ledger Wallet Data Leak Dumped on Raidforums for Free, Company Regrets the Situation

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Just recently, the hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger has been dealing with a lot of criticism for the e-commerce customer data leak that took place last June. The data contained the emails of a million Ledger wallet customers, and thousands of clients had additional information leaked like phone numbers and residential addresses. Reports …

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Ledger Wallet Customer Data Leak Invokes Threats, Phishing Scams, User Allegedly Loses Life Savings

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The cryptocurrency hardware wallet firm Ledger was hacked last June and over a million emails were exposed, according to reports from the company at the time. Months later, the hackers who obtained the Ledger data emailed clients, sent texts to customers, and created phishing links for users to enter their seeds. One …

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The ‘Undo Button’ Wallet Tool Gives Users the Ability to Reverse Ethereum Transactions

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/411174″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/daw_1456x360-26.jpg” alt width=”1456″ height=”360″></a></div><strong>On Thursday, November 12, 2020, the blockchain firm Kirobo launched a tool that allows users to reverse ethereum transactions. Similarly to the replace-by-fee (RBF) protocol leveraged by bitcoin users, ethereum transactions can be reversed as well with Kirobo’s …

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‘Convincing’ Phishing Attack Targets Ledger Hardware Wallet Users

Customers of Ledger, the hardware cryptocurrency wallet, are being targeted by a phishing attack posing as an email from Ledger support.  The fake email ostensibly informs users their Ledger assets may be compromised. It states, “Our forensics team has found several of the Ledger Live administrative servers to be infected with malware.” This claim is …

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Ledger’s recent security audit was unconnected to their data breach in June

Popular hardware wallet company Ledger recently announced that they had passed a notable security evaluation, known as SOC 2 Type 1. This certification came following a significant data breach the company suffered in June. Ledger did not, however, decide to conduct its security audit because of the breach, according to comments from a Ledger representative.  …

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