Charlie Osborne – ZDNet | December 27, 2018 

“We explore the worst high-profile cyberattacks, data breaches, vulnerabilities, and cases of fraud to strike the cryptocurrency space over 2018.  Bitcoin, Ripple. Ethereum. Monero. BTC, XRP, ETH, and XMR.,,, the startups, token sales — also known as Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) — all culminated in an explosion of interest in virtual currency at the end of 2017, Last year, the cryptocurrency market was rife with ICO fraud and exit scams, as well as coin thefts from both wallets and exchanges. Little seems to have changed — except that attacks are becoming more novel and malware appears to be becoming a more prevalent threat, with the old and new merging in order to compromise wallets and steal user funds. …”

Source: ZDNet: 2018’s most high-profile cryptocurrency catastrophes and cyberattacks
 

   
   
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