Digital intelligence firm Cellebrite has launched its own “Cellebrite Crypto Tracer” solution powered by CipherTrace. The new offering aims to trace illicit cryptocurrencies such as: money laundering terrorism drugs human trafficking weapon sales ransomware schemes The suite of tools will be available to investigators, analysts and non-technical agents who want to lawfully obtain evidence and trace criminals who use cryptocurrencies through the darknet. Cellebrite Adds Crypto
Brave partners with Guardian to bring enhanced security and privacy for iPhone and iPad users. This partnership will combine the privacy stack of Brave’s privacy focused browser with Guardian’s VPN and firewall service. Today we're launching the Brave for iOS Firewall + VPN, powered by @guardianiosapp, available for download from the App Store. It protects all of your apps (not just Brave), keeps you anonymous online, and can be used on up to 5 of your devices. https://t.co/8
Every owner of cryptocurrencies needs a wallet. And there are so many different options to choose from when it comes to securing your digital assets. It can be a confusing one and even a worrying process trying to decide which method to use. It’s your money, after all. When you are making your storage decision, it’s important to know about the two terms: ‘hot wallet’ and ‘cold wallet’. So, what do you mean by a hot wallet and cold wallet? Well, they are the cryptocurrency wal
Bancor has announced the launch of its Bancor V2 Bug Bounty as the launch of version 2 of the Bancor Protocol approaches. The Bancor V2 Bug bounty program invites community members to take a look into its code and report for any vulnerabilities if they find any. As the launch of #BancorV2 approaches, we are excited to announce the open-sourcing of Bancor V2 contracts with a public bug bounty.
💰 Bounty: https://t.co/xyZVQdWnYT
📃 Docs: https://t.co/xuWTPQQvMr
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CloudCoin has announced the launch of its cloud-based digital currency. Launched on July 15. with no blockchain, public ledger, accounts or encryption, CloudCoin claims to be the most private digital currency ever created. Based on the technology adapted from the internet’s Domain Name Service, or DNS, it enables secure email-to-email or email-to-wallet transactions. The technology eliminates the systemic risk of theft by not requiring private keys which can be stolen. Meanwh
Crypto exchange Gemini has revealed a hardware security key functionality for its mobile application. This gives additional security for customers and compatibility with devices such as YubiKey. Due to WebAuthn compatibility on Gemini’s app, iOS and Android, the exchange added said in a statement: “Gemini customers can now use USB and near-field communication, or NFC, security keys to securely sign into the Gemini Mobile App”. Want to take your Gemini account #security to the
A recent study by cybersecurity firm Digital Shadows has revealed that over 15 billion credentials are in circulation via dark web. This represents a 300% increase since 2018. The available information ranges from network access credentials, banking login data, and even streaming services accounts from Netflix with part of the leaked data are circulating even for free. New research from @photon_research uncovers more than 15 billion credentials in circulation in #cybercrimina
Unstoppable Domains, focused on blockchain-based uncensorable websites, has launched a decentralized chat protocol, “Unstoppable Chat” or “Dchat”. Unstoppable Chat aims to promote confidentiality through a peer-to-peer network and end-to-end encryption. Unstoppable Chat 💬
Messages are stored on p2p storage and are encrypted. You control them, not us. Message directly from one domain to another domain.
Ethereum-based messenger Status integrates with contactless hardware wallet and open-source API Keycard and prepares for enterprise collaborations. The Keycard team has also released an open API and SDK for Android, iOS, and Go. Developers can build Keycard functionality into any app requiring authorization or other user authentication. Introducing the latest Keycard Integration with @ethstatus on Android.
Status App users can now add hardware enforced security to access th
Popular video conference app, Zoom‘s end-to-end encryption, or E2EE, has finally arrived for their software according to official announcement on June 17. It will be provided to both free and paid users, as long as their account has passed the company’s verification process. End-to-end encryption update from Zoom – we have found a path forward to provide this feature to all users (free and paid) around the globe >> https://t.co/rjwCLYKDuJ⁰ <<
— Zoom (@zoom_us)
June 17, 2020
Former smartphone manufacturer and software company BlackBerry has partnered with Intel to launch a crypto mining and cryptojacking detection system for Intel-based commercial computers. According to the announcement, BlackBerry released “BlackBerry Optics v2.5.1100”. It relies on the BlackBerry Optics Context Analysis Engine, or CAE, to leverage CPU telemetry from Intel Threat Detection Technology to provide enterprises with advanced malware software. BlackBerry and @Intel h
Crypto custody startup Casa has released a new wallet self-custody wallet for Bitcoin newbies and long-term HODLers. On June 13 Casa published a blog post stating that the crypto firm that provides a private key management service announced it had created Casa Wallet after an investment from venture capital fund Mantis VC. 🎊 Today, we're exited to announce Casa Wallet! 🎊
A secure, private, and easy self-custody wallet.
💪🔑 Great for first-time Bitcoiners and for securin
Leading blockchain analysis company, Chainalysis is partnering with the institutional digital-asset security specialist, Fireblocks to integrate its Know Your Transaction (KYT) system. On June 15 an announcement was made stating that the addition will strengthen Fireblocks’ security standards and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance. Excited to announce we've partnered with @chainalysis!
Now, customers can ensure their digital assets are compliant with regulatory anti-money
Proof-of-stake blockchain protocol Algorand and blockchain software firm Blockstack have launched a joint open-source project to support the development of a smart contract language dubbed “Clarity” that promises reliable smart contracts. Both the parties claims that the existing smart contract languages are neither secure nor predictable enough to meet the growing needs of the emerging industry. #Algorand teams up with @blockstack for ‘Clarity’, an independent open-source pr
Decentralized messaging apps offer a better alternative to centralized apps in terms of privacy, security, crypto wallet integration, revenue platform for content creation, etc. all packaged under one. Messaging apps offers real-time communications between two or more participants on the Internet. Popular messaging apps such as WhatsApp, WeChat, Viber, and Facebook Messenger have more users than social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. However, can you say your p
Digital asset security firm Ngrave has announced the launch of a recoverable, encrypted private key backup engraved on a steel plate for cryptocurrency hardware wallets. On June 10 an announcement was made stating that Ngrave Graphene is now available to the public after raising more than $159,000 from a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. Our NGRAVE GRAPHENE key backup for protecting your master seed to the next level! Stainless steel for ultimate durability + complete key s
Malaysian digital asset trading platform Tokenize Xchange announced that it will be deploying an external monitoring system, a cryptocurrency market surveillance tools developed by the Solidus Labs. The solutions developed by Solidus Labs will use machine learning to read factors such as trading behaviors and market conditions to detect activities that must be reviewed. "Solidus Labs' crypto-native approach proved very effective for us, allowing to tackle the unique challenge
Cryptocurrency custodian BitGo will provide service to Indian exchange CoinDCX, offering secure storage and partial insurance for assets traded on the platform. BitGo claims to process over 20% of all Bitcoin transactions while providing an insurance policy covering up to $100 million in value through a syndicate of Insurers in the Lloyd’s of London and European Marketplace. 📢Big News for CoinDCX users@BitGo is now the custodian of CoinDCX.
CoinDCX users' funds are complet
Video conferencing app Zoom has acquired end-to-end encryption start-up Keybase. The acquisition was announced on May 7, following multiple privacy and security-related scandals. Zoom scandals include the rise of video conference gatecrashing (“zoombombing”), controversial data sharing with Facebook, false claims that video calls were encrypted, and revelations that nefarious actors were peddling half a million Zoom accounts on the darknet. Big news! Keybase acquired by @zoom
The Linux Foundation has announced a new data privacy project featuring dozens of cross-industry giants like Mastercard and IBM. Dubbed as the ToIP Foundation, the new data trust coalition aims to provide a trusted exchange of data over the internet and establish a global standard to ensure digital trust. NEWS: New Trust Over IP (ToIP) Foundation will enable trustworthy exchange and verification of data between any two parties on the Internet: https://t.co/nScOZ3ORh8 @trustov