STEPN impersonators stealing users’ seed phrases, warn security experts

Peckshield, a prominent blockchain security firm, exposed the existence of numerous phishing websites for the Web3 lifestyle app STEPN on Monday. Hackers insert a forged MetaMask browser plugin through which they can steal seed phrases from unsuspecting STEPN users, according to Peckshield. When these cybercriminals obtain the seed phrase, they gain complete control over the […]

Binance Denies Allegations It Shared Russian Users’ Data With Law Enforcement

According to Reuters, last April, Gleb Kostarev, Binance head of Eastern Europe and Russia, met with Russia’s anti-money laundering agency, Rosfinmonitoring (Rosfin). According to Kostarev’s messages reviewed by Reuters, he “consented to Rosfin’s request to agree to share client data,” telling a colleague he didn’t have “much of a choice,” the article said. Source link

MetaMask warns Apple users over iCloud phishing attacks

ConsenSys-owned crypto wallet provider MetaMask has sent out a warning to the community regarding Apple iCloud phishing attacks. The security issue for iPhone, Mac, and iPad users is related to default device settings which see a user’s seed phrase or “password-encrypted MetaMask vault” stored on the iCloud if the user has enabled automatic backups for their […]

Bitstamp asks users to update the source of their crypto, citing regulatory compliance

Major global cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp continues increasing compliance efforts by requesting its users to provide more data like their source of wealth. In an email notification to users on Wednesday, Bitstamp informed its customers about the ongoing policy upgrades on the platform, with the exchange seeking additional info about its clients, one Bitstamp user told […]

Users could have lost all their NFTs

The research arm of cyber security software firm Check Point said it identified a vulnerability in the Rarible NFT marketplace that could have seen many of its roughly two million active monthly users lose their NFTs in a single transaction. Check Point is a multinational IT security firm that was founded in Ramat Gan, Israel […]

New crypto card by Nexo allows users to pay without selling Bitcoin

Major cryptocurrency loan company Nexo has officially launched a crypto-backed Mastercard card enabling users to pay for services with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) without selling their crypto. Nexo has partnered with Mastercard and the peer-to-peer payment startup DiPocket to launch the Nexo Card, a crypto card allowing cardholders to use their crypto as collateral rather […]

Crypto Raiders explains how blockchain gaming attracts new users to Web3

At the height of the nonfungible token (NFT) rally in 2021, Sky Mavis, the creator of Axie Infinity, rolled in like the Trojan horse and coined the term play-to-earn (P2E) for blockchain games. Axie Infinity grew in popularity after amassing a $3 billion valuation and it steadily onboarded millions into Web3. According to Axie Infinity […]

Robinhood Releases Crypto Wallet to 2M Users, Plans Integration With Bitcoin Lightning Network

Only a handful of wallet beta testers could move bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH), dogecoin (DOGE) and a handful of other traded coins in and out of Robinhood’s walled garden before. Now, all waitlisted customers outside of regulatory no-go zones Nevada, New York and Hawaii can do so. Source link

Trezor investigates potential data breach as users cite phishing attacks

Cryptocurrency hardware wallet provider Trezor has begun investigating a possible data breach that may have compromised users’ email addresses and other personal information.  Earlier on Sunday, several users from the Crypto Twitter community warned about an ongoing email phishing campaign specifically targeting Trezor users via their registered email addresses. Hey trezor, are you aware of […]