bitcoin

Bitcoin Core, the open source node and wallet software derived from Satoshi Nakamoto’s original client, received some significant tweaks in an update released last week. Among the most significant changes in Bitcoin Core 0.21.0 is the introduction of “descriptor wallets,” expanding the ways in which Bitcoin wallets may be secured. Where traditional wallets requireRead More →

sparkle

The decentralized finance concept (DeFi) further enforces non-custodial services – user-owned cryptocurrency wallets and Decentralized Exchanges (DEX). Even though DEXes has been with us for quite some time now, earlier versions came with a poor user interface and a cumbersome dashboard that made the user experience uncomfortable. After careful consideration, Sparkle Loyalty’sRead More →

Ransomware

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released an alert that warns private industry in the country about incidents of harassment of victims made by ransomware gangs, such as the well-known Doppelpaymer group. FBI Is Aware of Cold-Calling Tactics by Ransomware Gangs: According to a PIN (private industry notification)Read More →

crypto

Multiple botnets are targeting thousands of publicly exposed and still unpatched Oracle WebLogic servers to deploy crypto miners and steal sensitive information from infected systems. The attacks are taking aim at a recently patched WebLogic Server vulnerability, which was released by Oracle as part of its October 2020 Critical Patch Update andRead More →