Tag: Attacks

Hacker Group Lazarus Uses Fake Exchanges, Telegram Groups in Latest Malware Attacks

Hacker Group Lazarus Uses Fake Exchanges, Telegram Groups in Latest Malware Attacks A new report shows that North Korea-linked Lazarus Group has adapted and evolved new techniques since initial attacks, and are using phony trading platforms linking to Telegram channels which distribute malware, as well as making their malware more […]

Mystery Surrounds DDoS Attacks That Have Downed the Darknet

Mystery Surrounds DDoS Attacks That Have Downed the Darknet If you’ve been struggling to access your favorite darknet market lately, you’re not alone. Ongoing DDoS attacks have rendered marketplaces, forums and other onion sites inaccessible for weeks. Speculation surrounds the attacks, with some blaming law enforcement and others attributing a […]

Study Finds Certain Proof of Stake Networks Vulnerable to Low Cost Attacks

Study Finds Certain Proof of Stake Networks Vulnerable to Low Cost Attacks On Jan. 22, a team of students from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC) released a unique study concerning the longevity of certain proof of stake (PoS) networks. According to the research, more than 26 PoS […]

Gibraltar Exchange Obtains Insurance for Crypto Assets as Cyber Attacks Soar

Gibraltar Exchange Obtains Insurance for Crypto Assets as Cyber Attacks Soar With cyberattacks on the rise, Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX) has announced an insurance policy to cover its digital assets in partnership with Gibraltar-based Callaghan Insurance. Cryptocurrencies held in both the hot and cold wallets of the trading platform will […]

Vertcoin Network Suffers 300-Block Reorg Following 51% Attacks

Vertcoin Network Suffers 300-Block Reorg Following 51% Attacks Vertcoin (VTC) is currently struggling with a series of 51 percent attacks and a number of blockchain reorganizations. According to recently published data, the vertcoin chain has experienced over 22 reorgs and has lost more than $ 100,000 due to the attacks, with the […]