Saturday, October 1, 2022

Crypto & Blockchain Security

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...

Security Threats to Blockchain Networks – 5 – Consensus Attacks

Consensus Attacks: A Deep-dive Where centralized systems operate on the basis of centralized permission, blockchain protocols proceed on the basis of decentralized consensus. While this...

Security Threats to Blockchain Networks – 4 – Network Attacks

Network Attacks: A Deep-dive Network attacks are a class of exploits that focus on the isolation and manipulation of individual nodes or groups of nodes....

Security Threats to Blockchain Networks – 3 – Smart Contracts

Smart Contract Risk and How to Mitigate It: A Deep-dive The strengths of smart contracts are also the source of its weaknesses, and will always...

Security Threats to Blockchain Networks – 2 – A Holistic Overview

The utopian view of the blockchain as an unhackable alternative to the status quo is a pipedream. Many traditional cyberattacks are effective in a...

Security Threats to Blockchain Networks – 1 – Cyber Attacks Taxonomy

Cyber-Attack Strategies in the Blockchain Era - A Framework for Categorizing the Emerging Threats to the Crypto Economy Market attacks Rely on the mass-manipulation of investors...

The Other Side of NFT – The Scams and the Threats

In November 2021, a popular Twitter user and cryptocurrency enthusiast @Oxflim tweeted about a particularly nasty incident that happened to him. He lost his...

The Quantum Computing Threat

Recently, in the science journal Nature, Google claimed ‘quantum supremacy’ saying that its quantum computer is the first to perform a calculation that would...

Blockchain Security

Recent advances in Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) / Blockchain have significant implications for the global economy and financial services FinTech and Decentralized Finance (DeFi)...

Cybersecurity of Blockchain & Blockchain for Cybersecurity

You may have heard, over the last year or two, about the new technological miracle that is the blockchain. It seems that every banker,...

Cybercrime in China – a Growing Threat for the Chinese Economy

Western publications often picture the People’s Democratic Republic of China (hereafter China) as the world’s chief propagator of cyberattacks. But the picture is much...