Intel SGX Vulnerability Discovered, Cryptocurrency Keys Threatened

Intel SGX Vulnerability Discovered, Cryptocurrency Keys Threatened

Researchers have published a paper identifying a “Load Value Injection” proof-of-concept attack that targets Intel SGX processors. A vulnerability has reportedly been discovered in Intel’s Software Guard eXtensions (SGX) allowing passwords, encrypted keys, and other sensitive data to be siphoned from a computer’s memory.On March 10, computer researcher Daniel Gruss uploaded a video to YouTube describing how the proof-of-concept attack, dubbed a “Load Value Injection [LVI],” can be used to steal sensitive data from…

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‘Digileaker’ Claims to Have Stolen KYC Documents for 8,000 Digitex Users

‘Digileaker’ Claims to Have Stolen KYC Documents for 8,000 Digitex Users

An ex-employee of crypto exchange Digitex has leaked KYC documentation for and claims to have data for over 8,000 users. An ex-employee of cryptocurrency derivatives exchange Digitex began leaking stolen Know-Your-Customer (KYC) on Telegram. The stolen data reportedly includes passport and driving license scans and other sensitive documentation pertaining to more than 8,000 Digitex customers. The Seychelles-based exchange issued Cointelegraph a statement indicating that it is not currently able to comment on the incident and…

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North Korean Internet Use Spikes 300% as Regime Turns to Cryptocurrencies

North Korean Internet Use Spikes 300% as Regime Turns to Cryptocurrencies

North Korea’s internet use saw a 300% surge over the past three years as the country’s regime has continued to rely on cryptocurrencies. North Korea’s internet use saw a 300% surge over the past three years, as the country’s regime has continued to rely on cryptocurrencies for various activities.Exploitation of crypto and blockchain technology is among the primary tactics for the country to generate revenue as well as transfer and use illicitly obtained funds,…

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US Lawmakers Urge FCC to Step Up Its Action Against SIM Swaps

US Lawmakers Urge FCC to Step Up Its Action Against SIM Swaps

U.S. lawmakers have appealed to the Federal Communications Commission to hold telecoms providers to account for their complicity in SIM swap attacks. United States lawmakers have appealed to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to hold telecoms providers to account for failing to protect consumers against SIM swap attacks.SIM-swapping — alternatively known as a port-out scam — involves the theft of a cell phone number in order to hijack online financial and social media accounts,…

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