About $60m worth of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has been stolen from Zaif, as the Japan-based company becomes the latest victim of hacks targeting cryptocurrency exchanges.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined credit rating agency Equifax £500,000 for failing to protect the personal data of up to 15m UK customers compromised during a cyber attack in 2017.
The “wild west” of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin must be regulated to protect consumers, MPs on the UK Government’s Treasury Select Committee have urged.
Zimbabwe could be the latest country to establish its own cryptocurrency.
On 12 June 2018 President Trump met the North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un in what was seen as a historic move towards peace.
CoinCorner CEO Daniel Scott has refuted claims that Goldman Sachs’ decision to backtrack on plans to open a cryptocurrency trading desk caused Wednesday’s flash crash across the cryptocurrency market.
Cryptocurrency prices plunged throughout Wednesday, wiping more than $20bn in value from the crypto market.
Despite high-profile stories of Bitcoin megahauls, and one in five Brits investing, just 5% of UK-based Bitcoin investors have profited from the cryptocurrency.
In the last two years reports of UK data breaches to the Information Commissioner’s Office have increased by 75%, according to research by risk solutions provider Kroll.
Art can now be used as a cryptocurrency wallet with the launch of a blockchain system designed to combat art forgery.
Venezuela has been struggling with economic disaster since the 1970s, and particularly since 2010 under President Chavez’s ‘Bolivarian Revolution’ economic policies.
The pros, cons, highs and crashes of cryptocurrencies are well-documented – as is blockchain, the platform that makes cryptos possible.
The BBC recently uncovered that scammers are attempting to trick us through the abuse of multilingual character sets.
The proposed Australia encryption law that would compel technology firms to provide a backdoor to encrypted data for government agencies has been criticised for undermining online safety.
Despite its potential to significantly improve enterprise security, Blockchain trust is notably low among the British public.
A significant security vulnerability has been found in office fax machines that enables would-be attackers to gain access to the rest of a company network.
Smart city security flaws discovered by IBM Security are putting populations at risk to “supervillain” hackers who could manufacturer disasters at the touch of a button.
The latest round of Iran sanctions announced by Trump earlier this week are likely to result in retaliatory cyberattacks on US businesses, a cybersecurity expert has warned.
A cyberattack honeypot set up by cybersecurity company Cybereason has unearthed insights into the methods and behaviours of hackers looking to gain control of national power grids.
Social news aggregation site Reddit has reported that hackers managed to access a database containing users’ email addresses and hashed passwords.
At least 700,000 users of online fashion websites including Elle Belle Attire, AX Paris and Traffic People have had their personal details exposed following a security breach suffered by their site provider Fashion Nexus.
Yale University has discovered that it was the victim of a cybersecurity breach that saw key personal data stolen a decade ago.
Cult electric car startup Faraday Future has announced that it has joined the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI) in a bid to bring blockchain to electric vehicles (EV) and the wider transport industry.
A new blockchain-based platform is being used to improve supply chain transparency in the southeastern United States meat industry.
There is no doubt that cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and Litecoin will play a major role in the future of finance.
Malicious software that engages in cryptocurrency mining on unsuspecting users’ computers is on the rise.
Cryptocurrencies have no intrinsic value, yet the market has now hit a cap of more than $600bn and the value of the biggest cryptocurrencies is continuing to rise.
South Korea’s Bithumb has become the latest cryptocurrency exchange to have been hit by hackers, with 35bn South Korean won ($31.5m) reported to have been stolen.
In the future, every form of record, value storage and transaction will be tokenised, according to a leading technologist and blockchain expert.
Blockchain is the digital ledger technology that is sweeping through a number of industries on a wave of hype.