Crypto & Blockchain Security

How Blockchain Security Differs From Traditional Cybersecurity – 2 – Smart...

This article is the second in a four-part series discussing the differences between traditional IT security / cybersecurity and blockchain security.  Check out the...

How Blockchain Security Differs From Traditional Cybersecurity – 1 – Node...

Blockchain is a rapidly-evolving technology with a great deal of interest and investment. Decentralized Finance (DeFi), in particular, has a great deal of money...

The 12 Biggest Hacking Incidents in the History of Crypto

The most comprehensive ranked list of the biggest crypto hacks in history (Up until November 1, 2022. I suspect a larger one is just...

How the Big Binance Bridge Hack Will Change the way People...

$566M worth of BNB was stolen from Binance’s cross-chain bridge BSC Token Hub, but how they responded to the hack will be the most...

SWIFT Publishes a Study on Central Bank Digital Currency Network

The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT), a messaging network that fosters functional communication amongst banks has unveiled its blueprint for a Central...

How a $1B Flash Loan Led to the $182M Beanstalk Farms...

Understanding how flash loans and governance work in DeFi to demystify the Beanstalk Farms Hack The only way to understand how the Beanstalk Farms decentralized...

The Top 4 Supply Chain Security Risks of Blockchain Smart Contracts

Code reuse is considered best practice in software engineering.  Reusing high-quality, secure code can speed development processes and often results in higher-quality code than...

How the Nomad Bridge Hack can Help Us Explore the Potential...

One attacker and hundreds of copycats looted the Nomad bridge for over $190 million; few did the right thing. Decentralization is a hot-button topic in...

How Crypto’s Biggest Hacker was Found but Never Identified

The $611M Poly Network exploit is the largest crypto hack to date in terms of mark-to-market value and all the stolen funds were returned,...

The $160M Wintermute Hack: Inside Job or Profanity Bug?

Getting to the bottom of the exploit that led to one of the biggest hacks in the history of decentralized finance.  In order to understand...

Introduction to Blockchain Layers 0, 1, and 2 Security

What Are Blockchains Layers 0, 1, and 2? A blockchain is a complex, multi-layered system.  Bitcoin, the original blockchain, maintained a distributed and decentralized digital...

Trying to Solve the Mysterious $200M BitMart Hack

A missing pile of Safemoon and other cryptocurrencies, accusations of broken promises, and then nothing. When a high-profile cyber attack takes place and hundreds of...

Why DevSecOps is Essential for the Blockchain Ecosystem

In recent years, many organizations have adopted more modern development practices, including Agile, Scrum, and DevOps.  The goal of these new processes is to...

What the $534M Coincheck Hack Taught Us All About Safe Storage...

The biggest crypto heist in history at the time it occurred in 2018 was an eye-opener for many reasons, not least of which for...

Security Threats to Blockchain Networks – 6 – Wallet Attacks

Wallet Attacks: A Deep-dive Wallets are a logical target for cyber-attacks, along with the emerging institutions that hold custody of them on users’ behalf. While...