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Student May Have Tried to Hack West Virginia’s Blockchain Voting App

News The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is investigating whether a student at the University of Michigan attempted to hack the West Virginia’s voting app. “Not one single vote was changed” On Oct. 5, according to CNN, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia, Mi..

Hacker Returns Ethereum Domains Obtained in Auction Bug

News The hacker who stole 17 Ethereum domain names during the Ethereum Name Service’s (ENS) auction decided to return them all. The promise of hefty compensationOn Oct. 4, digital-collectibles marketplace OpenSea said that all of the stolen ENS names were returned successfully and that bidding on ..

Research Claims EOS Network Can Freeze, Block.one Denies Any Errors

Follow up Within the past few weeks, EOS blockchain protocol users have been experiencing periodic problems with network access. A recent article written by pseudonymous smart-contract developer and security engineer Dexaran described the apparent root of the problem: an inexpensive technique that..

Bug Bounties in Crypto — the Best Way to Ensure Platform Safety?

Analysis Crypto companies often find out the hard way that hackers know their security systems better than they do. As hacks in the crypto world can and often do result in hundreds of millions of dollars worth of tokens being stolen, the fate of a company’s future can often ride on its security me..

Ethereum Name Service Auctions Halted Because of a Bug

News Ethereum Name Service (ETN) name auctions were halted because of a bug that resulted in names being awarded to wrong users and for lower bids. Faulty documentationENS’s editor Brantly Millegan announced the halt of the name auctioning service in a Medium article published on Sept. 30. He note..

Fusion Network’s Token Swap Wallet Compromised, FSN Price Plummets

News Fusion Network’s token swap wallet was compromised. Roughly a third of FSN tokens was stolen as a result. Fusion Foundation announced in a Medium post published on Sept. 29 that its swap wallet was compromised, which resulted in the theft of 10 million native FSN and 3.5 million Ethereum (ETH..

New Spyware Replaces Crypto Wallets on Clipboard via Telegram: Report

News Amerian Internet infrastructure firm Juniper Networks has found a new spyware that uses Telegram app to replace crypto addresses with its own. Masad Clipper and StealerJuniper Threat Labs, a threat intelligence portal at Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), discovered a new Trojan-delivered malware..

US Attorney’s Office Indicts Two Suspects in EtherDelta Hack

News The United States attorney's office for the Northern District of California has indicted two suspects — Elliot Gunton and Anthony Tyler Nashatka — for hacking EtherDelta, a non-custodial marketplace for trading Ethereum (ETH) ERC-20 tokens, in December 2017. According to the documents or..

Hacker Spends $1K to Win Over $110K in EOS Betting Game Using REX

News A hacker spent $1,000 in EOS to steal more than $110,000 in cryptocurrency through an exploit of EOS gambling game EOSPlay. Biggest DeFi service EOS REX usedAn alleged bug in EOSPlay allowed the attacker to steal 30,000 EOS via using EOS REX, a major decentralized financial (DeFi) service ena..

US Treasury Sanctions North Korean Hacker Groups for Cyber Attacks

News The United States Treasury Department announced further sanctions against three North Korean state-sponsored hacker groups, responsible for “North Korea’s malicious cyber activity on critical infrastructure.” Continue to enforce existing U.S. and U.N. sanctions against North KoreaOn Sept. 13,..

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