Cryptocurrency exchange Eterbase hacked, $5.4 million worth of funds stolen

European cryptocurrency exchange platform Eterbase has announced that it has suffered a security breach which saw malicious hackers access its network and steal funds worth US $5.4 million. In a message posted on Telegram, the Slovakian cryptocurrency exchange listed the six hot wallets plundered by cybercriminals for their Ether, Tezos, Bitcoin, ALGO, Ripple, and TRON riches.


Security concerns and solutions regarding blockchain use in healthcare

The healthcare industry is transforming with the integration of ground-breaking technologies capable of storing patient records electronically. The shift to the digitization of systems makes a variety of healthcare solutions possible that never could have been imagined — but it also puts healthcare data at risk to hackers and cyber attacks. In answer to this problem, blockchain technologies are emerging as a viable option for the storage and updating of electronic health records (EHRs).


No, You Still Don't Need a Blockchain

A couple of years ago, I wrote about why you don’t need a blockchain. Blockchain is one long transaction log that always gets written to and is never backed up. It’s a ledger, more or less, with some math. And while distributed ledgers can be useful for some scenarios, I’m here today to say you still don’t need a blockchain. What turns a distributed ledger into a blockchain is cryptography for creating a digital signature to reduce the risk of data tampering.

SOC Quarantine Diaries: Nick Percoco, CISO of Kraken, on the Crypto Exchange's "Productive Paranoia"

Episode 3: So what's it like to be at the helm of the cybersecurity division of a cryptocurrency exchange? It's a question we couldn't ask as recently as a decade ago, but now we can -- and we did with Nick Percoco, CISO of Kraken. Nick discusses responding to threats, building a security culture and evolving in a work-from-home world.

Kraken CISO Nick Percoco on the Crypto Exchange's "Productive Paranoia" and the Future of Protecting Home Networks (Video)

Audio Version Episode 3 of SOC Quarantine Diaries catches up with veteran security mind Nick Percoco, whose renowned career has seen him go from pen tester to research lab founder to CISO of two companies As the current security chief for popular digital currency exchange Kraken, Percoco is not only confronting the unique challenges of safeguarding a crypto platform – several of which have faced devastating breaches in recent years – but also ensuring their millions of customers are protect


Why Blockchain Needs Kubernetes

In under five years time, Kubernetes has become the default method for deploying and managing cloud applications, a remarkably fast adoption rate for any enterprise technology. Amongst other things, Kubernetes’s power lies in its ability to map compute resources to the needs of services in the current infrastructure paradigm. But how does this tool work when faced with the new infrastructure layer that is blockchain? Can the two technologies be used in conjunction?