Crypto & Blockchain Security

Blockchain and Crypto Security Training – Free

I’ve been providing blockchain security and crypto compliance training awareness sessions since 2013. I’m sharing my latest blockchain security training material under the Creative Commons...

The Top 4 Supply Chain Security Risks of Blockchain Smart Contracts

Code reuse is considered best practice in software engineering.  Reusing high-quality, secure code can speed development processes and often results in higher-quality code than...

Qubit Finance Hacked for $80 Million

Qubit Finance, a major decentralized digital finance platform, was hacked for $80 million in cryptocurrency. The largest crypto-hack so far this year was initially...

Binance Has a $1B Hack Insurance

Binance Has a $1B War Chest for Hack Protection. Amid a flurry of multi-million dollar cryptocurrency exchange hacks, Binance has allocated $1 billion to...

$320M DeFi Hack

Wormhole, one of the largest bridges between Solana and other blockchains, has been hacked 120k wETH, or about $320M — making it the second...

$3.3M Hack of Profanity’s Vanity Ethereum Addresses

Ethereum custom addresses created via the Profanity tool have been hacked. Almost $3.3 million stolen from several custom ETH addresses. Attackers took advantage of...

BNB Chain Halted After Suspected Hack, $536M Compromised

BNB Chain has been halted after one of the biggest BNB holders started displaying erratic on-chain behavior, suggesting a hack. At around 17:30 UTC the...

Transit Swap Hacker Returned 70% of the Money

A hacker that stole $23 million from the decentralized exchange (DEX) Transit Swap today returned $16M, or about 70% of the stolen Ethereum and...

Tracing Private Cryptocurrencies

Many believe total anonymity is possible using privacy enhanced cryptocurrencies. It might not always be the case. Are popular cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum private? Absolutely...

The 5 Most Common Crypto Scams and How to Avoid Them

The DeFi revolution presents new risks and challenges for innovators, regulators, cybersecurity experts and early adopters of the powerful technology. These are the top...

How Crypto’s Biggest Hacker was Found but Never Identified

The $611M Poly Network exploit is the largest crypto hack to date in terms of mark-to-market value and all the stolen funds were returned,...

How KuCoin Survived a Massive Hack of $285M Worth of Crypto...

When attacked, some crypto projects and exchanges buckle and fold under pressure; KuCoin set the standard in 2020 for how to react to crypto...

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...

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,...