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Are weak DAOs inviting attacks and manipulation?
Decentralized autonomous organizations suffer from faulty code and lax governance, which the unscrupulous can easily exploit, writes Michael Lewellen of OpenZepplin.
Why Europe’s DORA regulation is a band aid but not a cure
EU’s new Digital Operational Resilience Act aims to help firms withstand cyberattacks. Monica Oravcova of Naoris Protocol explains why it doesn’t go far enough.
2023 Should be the Year of Web3 Security
Despite 2022’s turbulent impact on the crypto industry, Immunefi CEO Mitchell Amador believes this year could encourage better Web3 security.
Your fitness app knows a scary lot about you. How secure is your data?
Being on the watch, your tracker knows where you live, when you sleep and how healthy (or not) you are. What happens if your data is sold — or hacked?
CBDCs may drive more funds into DeFi protocols, says Immunefi’s Mitchell Amador
Immunefi founder Mitchell Amador believes the future security risks of CBDCs will highlight the benefits of DeFi.
How ‘naming collisions’ threaten the promise of Web3
What are ‘naming collisions,’ and why will unique user-owned identities play a pivotal role in Web3’s future success? Matthew Gould explains.
To unwrap Web3’s promises, we must break the barriers to blockchain adoption
Despite blockchain’s potential, barriers to use still stand in the way, writes Andrew Vranjes of Blockdaemon. Solving security issues and reducing risk will be key.
A year of scams
Crypto proved to be breeding ground for scams in 2022. Will next year be different?
Coniferous crypto: What the industry must do next to weather this winter
Crypto is weathering this year’s extreme turbulence so far. But its long-term health will require the sector’s urgent attention to regulation, education and security, writes Oliver Linch, CEO of Bittrex Global.
Digital ID Ready?
As the Philippine government ties to roll out a hugely ambitious ID system, we take a look at how blockchain could make data more secure.
Blockchain Security Issues
The blockchain sphere has been hit with a ton of security issues over 2022. What can we do about it to make things better?
Token price of Ethereum-based play-to-earn company Gala Games falls some 20% after hacking scare
The network says the apparent attack was just a preemptive safeguard against an issue with a cross-chain bridge.
Crypto hackers on track for bonanza year as theft surges, Chainalysis says
Decentralized finance sites are the preferred choice of hackers as crypto heists look to be on course to hit a record high this year.
‘High risk’ crypto activity most prevalent in Eastern Europe amid Russia-Ukraine war: Chainalysis
‘Risky or illicit’ transactions represent the highest rate of any region measured by the blockchain analytics firm.
What is the future for cryptocurrency mixers after U.S. sanctions on Tornado Cash?
Tornado Cash, the Ethereum coin mixer slapped with sanctions by the U.S. Treasury back in August, has returned to the software hosting website GitHub amid a flurry of lawsuits against the Treasury for its action.
Brazil police bust crypto group led by ‘Bitcoin Sheikh’
Gold bars, cash, jewelry, cars and luxury watches bought with defrauded funds are seized.
Klaytn chief says reducing ‘human elements’ can prevent hacks
After high-profile cyberattacks on decentralized apps, the blockchain industry is in a hurry to ramp up security. Sam Sangmin Seo, head of Klaytn, tells Forkast that minimizing human error may be the key.
North Korea gains from cyberattacks; Russia crypto mining tax?
North Korea is benefits financially from the crypto cyberattacks. Also, is Russia looking to tax crypto mining soon?
Crypto market suffers mauling as bears go berserk
Top blockchain and crypto news: Market chills make investors shiver. Hacking storm at OpenSea. Has Beijing tamed NFTs?
What are the 3 key trends in cybersecurity in 2022?
Cryptocurrency is fueling crimes like malicious mining and ransomware attacks, writes Andrew Brandt of Sophos. What can a company do to protect itself?
How should the world tackle crypto criminals and digital dangers?
Top blockchain and crypto news: US leads charge in ramping up cybersecurity. Crypto fans crow as Facebook flops. China bears down on metaverses.
DBS Bank tapping on tokenized bonds as a new way to invest
From digital bonds to real estate, blockchain-enabled security token offerings and tokenization are redefining corporate fundraising and investing.
Blockchain is now on the front line against climate change
Blockchain technology is spurring more carbon credit trading while lowering costs for young investors to get involved, says Stefan Rust of Sonic Capital, in a special Forkast.News interview.