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Blockchain hackers stole nearly $700 million in Q1 2022

Attacks on various crypto projects and ecosystems brought millions of dollars to hackers and scammers. According to the recent findings by the Atlas VPN team, blockchain hackers stole $682 million in 72 hack events throughout Q1 2022. In addition, hacks on Solana and Binance Smart Chain ecosystems attributed to more …

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Cryptominers and ransomware on the rise in Q3 2021

Cryptocurrency is having a moment: the price of bitcoin reached another record high on November 10th, a culmination of an upswing that began after a significant drop in value in early summer. In fact, the value of cryptocurrency has steadily increased in the second half of the year—and perhaps  cybercriminals’ interest in …

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Facebook Libra will raise awareness of cryptocurrency, but how safe is it?

Facebook has announced its own cryptocurrency, Libra. The social media platform intends to operate its own digital wallet for people to spend the currency, known as the Calibra Wallet, which will be available in WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and as a standalone app. Libra will enable users to send money to …

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