Tag: Data Theft

BlockFi Users Had Their Personal Exposed Following a SIM Swap

Ethereum’s DeFi industry is growing by leaps and bounds, but not all solutions are safe from harm. In the case of BlockFi, there was a recent data theft, although no funds are affected at this time. The data theft in question seemingly dates back to May 14, according to an official post by BlockFi. A Major BlockFi Data Theft Due to the temporary data breach, client data has been exposed …
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The Data Theft Economy

Accidental loss and theft of laptops, mobile devices, and more serve the biggest physical threats to your data. 25% of laptops are stolen from the office or a car, 14% are lost in airports or on planes, but only 25% total are recovered. Although the chip card provides more security, financial security is still at risk of data theft. On average, the numbers from one stolen credit or debit card …
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If We Can Lose Our Money, What About Our Data?

We hear a lot about wallets and exchanges being hacked. And about ICO scams and unfortunate investors waking up to zero balances. Investing in the crypto space is scary. The prospect of losing money is scary. But what about losing data? As Equifax so monumentally demonstrated, having one’s personal information wind up in the hands of hackers is no walk in the park either. So, would using blockchain make us any …
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Cybercriminals and Cyber Espionage Teams Use Steganography to Cover Their Tracks

Steganography is one of the most powerful and underutilized technologies we know today. Embedding information within images anyone can see is a great way to distribute data to others without relying on third-party communication channels. A new report from Kaspersky Lab shows steganography use is on the rise among both cybercrime groups and individuals conducting cyber espionage. The Wrong People Are Using Steganography It is always interesting to read reports regarding steganography …
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