Enterprise Blockchains: Walled Off Yet Vulnerable

How do you hack an enterprise blockchain? We may find out soon enough. Enterprise blockchain products have been designed mostly as private networks, limited to authorized parties. This is supposed to make them more efficient than public chains like Bitcoin and Ethereum because fewer computers have to reach agreement on who owns what, and in […]

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Crypto-Mining Attacks Fell Sharply in 2019 but Ransomware Is Trending: Kaspersky

In the cat-and-mouse game between hackers and users, less-lucrative crypto-mining malware fell out of favor this year. While security experts at Kaspersky found that the number of “unique malicious objects” rose by 13.7 percent – led in part by a 187 percent increase in so-called web-skimmer files, malware designed to steal credit card information – […]

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