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Gaming Industry Adopting Blockchain to Bring a New Era

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Security News This Week: The ‘Robo Revenge’ App Makes It Easy to Sue Robocallers

Just when you thought the catastrophic Equifax breach was entirely in the rearview, the Department of Justice this week charged four Chinese military hackers with the theft. That's 147.9 million people's Social Security numbers and other personal information in China's hands. Add it to...

Security News This Week: Hackers Used Two Firefox Zero Days to Hit a Crypto Exchange

The week began with a tricky Google Calendar phishing scam, and ended with Iran ramping up its cyberattacks against the US, as talk of war with that nation mounts. That, as they say, escalated quickly.Before things took a turn for the geopolitical, we walked...

Security News This Week: Cryptocurrency Company Hacks Itself Before Hackers Can Hack It

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference kicked off the week, bringing with it some interesting security enhancements for iOS and macOS users. The company will start offering its own single sign-on option, competing with Google and Facebook but with enhancements those two currently don't offer. And...

The SIM Swap Fix That the US Isn’t Using

Around a year ago, André Tenreiro was called into a meeting between the chief technology officer of the phone carrier he worked for—one of the largest in Mozambique—and an executive of the country's largest bank. The latter had seen an escalating pattern of fraud...

A ‘Blockchain Bandit’ Is Guessing Private Keys and Scoring Millions

Last summer, Adrian Bednarek was mulling over ways to steal the cryptocurrency Ethereum. He's a security consultant; at the time, he was working for a client in the theft-plagued cryptocurrency industry. Bednarek had been drawn to Ethereum, in particular, because of its notorious complexity...