A little-known cryptocurrency spiked more than 60% after Google gave the project a surprise shout-out in an equally-unexpected blog post on how to use Ethereum and Google Cloud to build hybrid blockchain applications. Continue reading Dark Horse Cryptocurrency Spikes 60% After Surprise Google Shout-Out
It appears safety standards for criminals on the dark web are shrinking quickly. Following a series of raids in both Germany and the United States, American and European officials have succeeded in taking down what they call one of the world’s “largest online criminal trafficking operations.” The problem is it took authorities two years to take down the bad guys, paving the way for millions in crypto funds to be stolen in the interim. Continue reading Blockchain-Challenged Authorities Take Down Crypto’s Largest Dark Web
Cutting-edge blockchain ATM prototypes are being rolled out in Saudi Arabia with a unique take on granting users access to funds. The ATMs use biometric scanners to scan the face of each account holder as part of a five-factor authentication process secured by a blockchain app being used by the largest ATM provider in the Middle East. Continue reading These ‘Biometric Blockchain ATMs’ Scan Your Face to Fight Dark Web Card Fraud
The hacker going by “ExploitDOT” has recently confirmed he/she was selling know-your-customer (KYC) data from world leading cryptocurrency exchanges on the dark web, in an attempt to clear his name from cryptocurrency news outlets claiming the ad was fake. Continue reading Dark Web Hacker Proves Leak of Customer Data From World’s Leading Cryptocurrency Exchanges
On a darknet market called “Dread,” a vendor going by “ExploitDOT” is attempting to sell user data from the know-your-customer (KYC) data top cryptocurrency exchanges ask for, required by most jurisdictions. Continue reading Hacked Customer Data From World Leading Cryptocurrency Exchanges For Sale On The Dark Web?