Turkish Police Arrest 24 Suspects Involved in Hacking Crypto Firm, Local Media Reports

Turkish police have arrested 24 people allegedly involved in a 13 million Turkish lira ($2.47 million) hack from an unnamed crypto firm in Istanbul, local government-backed media Daily Sabah reported on Feb. 12. Following a report of an alleged hack from a crypto-related company in Istanbul, the city police’s Cybercrime Department found that that stolen…

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Research Team Demonstrates Hard Wallets Vulnerabilities, Trezor Promises Firmware Update

Researchers have reportedly shown how they were able to hack the Trezor One, Ledger Nano S and Ledger Blue at the 35C3 Refreshing Memories conference. The demonstration of the hacks was published in a video on Dec. 27. The research team behind the dubbed “Wallet.fail” hacking project is made up of hardware designer and security…

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VIDEO: #HCPP17 – Interview with Adam Back (Blockstream) with Tone Vays & Thomas Hunt

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VIDEO: #HCPP17 – Interview with Harry Halpin and Theo Goodman

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VIDEO: #HCPP17 – Interview with Martijn Wismeijer and Theo Goodman

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SIM Swapping Becomes Increasingly Popular in California, Police Make It “High Priority”

On November 7, a security news and investigation blog KrebsOnSecurity published an interview with REACT Task Force, a California-based law enforcement group dedicated to fighting cybercrime. As per the article, members of REACT consider “SIM swapping” one of its “highest priorities” in a bid to fight cryptocurrency fraud. Here is how fraudsters use 99 cent…

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