Coin Canaries

Knowing when a breach has taken place is extremely important - nobody in an organization will begin to react appropriately if everything appears to be running smoothly. Unfortunately, it can be quite difficult to actually detect, at least until it's too late. Our hot wallet sure is running low! Time…

The Honeypot of Cryptocurrencies: DEFCOIN

As I spoke about in a previous post, I am fairly drawn to details about DEFCOIN, the cryptocurrency set to make its major debut at DEF CON 22. Under the hood, DEFCOIN is just another altcoin, a find/replace of the litecoin source with the word defcoin instead. There really…