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Binance Offers $10 Million Hacker Bounty

In the wake of Wednesday’s market manipulation incident which caused all kinds of mischief, Binance has issued a hacker bounty. A total of $10 million has been earmarked towards catching hackers and other unscrupulous attackers, with $250,000 offered for information leading to the prosecution of last week’s viacoin pump and dump perpetrators. Also read: Bots Blamed […]

Colorado Department of Transportation, CDOT, Completely Offline After Ransomware Virus

Employees at the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) spent the second day offline today, while security officials — including the FBI — continue to investigate a ransomware virus that hijacked computer files and demanded payment in Bitcoin for their return. According to Amy Ford, a CDOT spokeswoman, only employee computers running Windows and equipped with McAfee […]

Man’s Life Savings Stolen from Hardware Wallet Supplied by a Reseller

Hardware wallets are regarded as one of the safest means of storing bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Each device grants the holder possession of their private keys and adds a PIN code plus other tamer-proof tech for enhanced security. Hardware wallets are not impregnable, however, as one British man found to his peril after purchasing the […]