Week 23, 2020

Coincheck | Coinsquare | CipherTrace

The brief lull between exchange hacks is over with yet another incident on Coincheck. This one is by the order of magnitude less than the 2018 hack, but losing control over your DNS could have been much worse than just leaking customer data for 200 users. Speaking of data leaks, Coinsquare hackers share thoughts on what to do with the stolen cache in their interview with Vice. Last but not least check out CipherTrace’s massive cryptocurrency crime and money-laundering report and a few interesting research articles in the Research section.

Hacks

Vulnerabilities

Research

That’s all for this week in Blockchain Threat Intelligence. Stay informed, stay healthy, and head over to /r/blocksec subreddit for blockchain security news through the week.

-Peter