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A recent vulnerability in privacy browser Tor allowed hackers to access users’ Bitcoin funds but using additional features can help avoid those concerns, according to one cybersecurity researcher.
Development on Litecoin’s upcoming privacy and scalability implementation, MimbleWimble, continues to be smooth and faces no potential delays ahead of a testnet launch later this month, the Litecoin Foundation confirmed in a release. The.
The first testnet for the MimbleWimble implementation on Litecoin remains on track for a September launch, lead developer David Burkett said in a July update yesterday.
Hackers behind the Twitter breach early on Thursday embedded a Monero (XMR) centric message on several of their Bitcoin transactions—paying $11 in costs to do so.
Coinbase was in the crosshairs over the weekend after SEC filings revealed the business licensed transactional information software to regulators.
Ever since crypto-crimes and criminals using Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to launder money became a thing, the field of crypto-forensics has come up as an unlikely “evil good.” The field has, somewhat, proven most cryptocurrencies are not fully private as previously imagined.
The Brave Browser has long been the search platform of choice amongst privacy-conscious users who are keen on avoiding the far-reaching privacy intrusions seen on traditional web browsers like Google.
Security in the cryptocurrency market, and its related products, is a long-revered feature by both users and long-term investors.
Bitcoin’s privacy features have been under fire by critics since early 2013. While the protocol remains technically robust and mathematically secure, a loophole allows blockchain analysts and cryptographers to link transactional behavior with users, leading to some term Bitcoin as pseudonymous.
[Update at 14:50 UTC] Benjamin Winston, Director of Security at ECC, told CryptoSlate via a tweet the paper was simply a “review” of existing material and proposes a new attack that is based on a “faulty understanding” of the Zcash protocol by the Hush team.
Nym Technologies, a Swiss blockchain startup, has invited users to install mix-nodes and test the company’s privacy-preserving mixnet.
Despite the overarching fear imposed by the coronavirus outbreak that is now gripping all corners of the Western world, companies around the world still took to the Internet to ‘celebrate’ April Fool’s Day — presumably to lighten the mood.
Though Bitcoin started 2020 with a bang, it’s worth taking the start of a new decade to reflect on the state of the original cryptocurrency.
Basic Attention Token (BAT), the native cryptocurrency of the Brave Browser, spiked by more than 16 percent following a Binance trading widget integration.
The president of China has highlighted the value of blockchain technology, saying that it could be used to improve social governance.
Users of Brave’s desktop browser will soon be able to redeem their BAT for real-world rewards, thanks to the company’s partnership with the TAP Network.
There are currently thousands of cryptocurrencies all vying for adoption on multiple different fronts, with many being viewed as scams and fundraising schemes, while others cryptos with legitimate use cases struggle to garner any significant support.
It seems that cryptocurrency owners have another threat to keep on their radars besides scammers and cryptojacking.