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Telecoms protocol from 1975 exploited to target 20 crypto executives

Telecoms protocol from 1975 exploited to target 20 crypto executives

At least 20 crypto executives and customers of an Israeli telecommunications company were targeted in a sophisticated SS7 attack last month. 8823 Total views 62 Total shares Hackers compromised Telegram messenger and email accounts of multiple cryptocurrency executives last month by exploiting a vulnerability in a decades-old protocol.  The fraudsters are believed to have been […]

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Blockchain Bites: Filecoin Strike, Bitcoin Fees Fall, Coinbase Censorship

Blockchain Bites: Filecoin Strike, Bitcoin Fees Fall, Coinbase Censorship

Oct 19, 2020 at 16:05 UTC Filecoin creator Juan Benet(CoinDesk archives) Blockchain Bites: Filecoin Strike, Bitcoin Fees Fall, Coinbase Censorship Top shelf Token protestFive of the largest Filecoin miners, which secure that data storage network, have gone on strike, bringing attention to the project’s “unfair” economic model. According to a report by 8btc.com, miners are […]

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Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 19, 2020

Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 19, 2020

Oct 19, 2020 at 16:00 UTC Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 19, 2020 With BTC transaction activity slowing and Filecoin miners striking, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup! For early access before our regular noon Eastern time releases , subscribe with Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pocketcasts, Google Podcasts, Castbox, Stitcher, RadioPublica or RSS. This episode is sponsored by Crypto.com, Nexo.io and Elliptic. […]

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Major Meeting of Central Banks Produces Same Old ‘Evaluating’ CBDCs Refrain

Major Meeting of Central Banks Produces Same Old ‘Evaluating’ CBDCs Refrain

Oct 19, 2020 at 14:53 UTCUpdated Oct 19, 2020 at 15:17 UTC Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell (Wikimedia Commons) Major Meeting of Central Banks Produces Same Old ‘Evaluating’ CBDCs Refrain Central bankers continued to evaluate the merits, or lack thereof, of a digital currency (CBDC), explaining that digital innovation has its benefits but policy considerations […]

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