BlockThreat - Week 50, 2020

BTC-e | Oyster | Metamask | Foxconn | PGMiner

No major hacks or vulnerabilities reported this week, so we can finally catch up on a number of fun security conference talks from samczsun, Taylor Monahan, and a fireside chat with Stani, Julien and Sunny. Ledger’s Donjon posted solutions to the CTF, Metamask advises on an ongoing phishing campaign, a number of cryptocurrency companies are getting DDoSed, and other blockchain security news in this week’s edition.

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Thanks for joining me this week and thank you for your donations in the latest Gitcoin round. Oh please don’t steal electricity to mine Bitcoin, unless you are Venezuelan Army trying to bypass sanctions.

-Peter Kacherginsky (iphelix)