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Privacy Tip #337 – FBI Issues Warning About Cryptocurrency Apps

On July 18, 2022, the FBI issued an Alert advising consumers that fraudulent cryptocurrency apps have caused more than 244 victims to lose nearly $43 million. The fraudulent apps that cyber...

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Episode 237: Jacked on the Beanstalk – DeFi’s Security Debt Runs Wide, Deep

The hack of Beanstalk is just the latest major compromise of a decentralized finance (DeFi) platform. In this podcast, Jennifer Fernick of NCC Group joins me to talk about why DeFi’s...

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Privacy Tip #325 – Largest Crypto Hack Ever? A Whopping $625 Million

While the federal government figures out its role in regulating cryptocurrency, and consumers continue to try to get in on the action but have lost millions [view related posts here, here,...

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Class Action Against Shopify Dismissed for Lack of Jurisdiction

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed a consumer class action against Ledger SAS’s e-commerce vendor Shopify Inc. because of its locale – Shopify is headquartered in...

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Cryptoheister(s) Return Stolen Booty

Cryptocurrency platform Poly Network, which allows users to swap different types of digital tokens, was the victim of a cryptoheist that resulted in the thief (allegedly just one hacker) to swipe...

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Privacy Tip #271 – Getting In on the Cryptocurrency Frenzy? Assess Risk of Theft First

Oh, if I had just bought that Bitcoin when I first thought about it a decade ago…I might risk a flight to Fiji right now, which is on my bucket list,...

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Crypto Exchange BuyUCoin Database Leaked

Indian news outlet Inc42 has reported that the ShinyHunters hacking group found some shiny objects when it was able to compromise the personal information of hundreds of thousands of individuals using...

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New York Department of Financial Services Issues Report on Recent Twitter Hack

You probably heard about the recent hack of Twitter accounts that took place on July 15, 2020. The hackers took over several prominent Twitter accounts, which resulted in a scam...

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