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QuadrigaCX, the largest bitcoin exchange in Canada, has claimed to have lost CAD 190 million (nearly USD 145 million) worth of cryptocurrency after the exchange lost access to its cold (offline) storage wallets. Reason? Unfortunately, the only person with access to the company’s offline wallet, founder of the cryptocurrency exchange, is dead. Following the sudden …

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As technology continues to evolve, cyber threats continue to grow in sophistication and complexity. Cyber threats affect businesses of all sizes and require the attention and involvement of chief executive officers (CEOs) and other senior leaders. To help companies understand their risks and prepare for cyber threats, CEOs should discuss key cybersecurity risk management topics …

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Pavel Lerner, a prominent Russian blockchain expert and known managing director of one of the major crypto-exchanges EXMO, has allegedly been kidnapped by “unknown” criminals in the Ukranian capital of Kiev. According to Ukraine-based web publication Strana, Lerner, 40-year-old citizen of Russia, was kidnapped on December 26 when he was leaving his office in the …

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Enlarge / Orion Hindawi, co-founder and chief technology officer of Tanium Inc. Getty Images/Bloomberg Following a report by the Wall Street Journal that the security vendor Tanium used a hospital’s live network as a demonstration platform on sales calls and even revealed private hospital data in a publicly posted demonstration video, Tanium CEO Orion Hindawi …

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Image: iStockphoto/Kalawin Remember the open source adage that “given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow?” Well, open source hasn’t quite worked out that way. Heartbleed, Shellshock, and a host of other security holes have made open source, for all its virtues, look somewhat ordinary when it comes to bugginess and security. At least, that’s one …

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said she’ll forgo her 2016 bonus and any stock award for this year after the company admitted it failed to properly investigate hack attacks that compromised more than a billion user accounts. “When I learned in September 2016 that a large number of our user database files had been stolen, I …