An international police operation called “Operation Cookie Monster” has taken down a notorious dark web marketplace, Genesis Market. Involving dozens of law enforcement agencies from around the world, the shutdown also resulted in the arrest of hundreds of users worldwide.Read more
The proposed UK Online Safety Bill legislation has been criticized for potentially undermining end-to-end encryption. Intended to protect adults and children online, critics have called out the bill for allowing the UK government and regulator Office of Communications (OFCOM) to abuse its power online.
In quarters 1 and 2 of 2022, Web3 projects have lost over $2 billion to hacks and exploits. This sum is far more than what was stolen over 2021. 214% more, to be exact. According to a quarterly report from blockchain security company CertiK, one of the key reasons for these astronomical figures is the recent uptick in flash loan attacks.
As you may have noticed, cryptography is our bread and butter here on SSLs.com, given that it’s the underlying technology of SSL certificates. That’s why it’s fascinating to see how cryptography can be utilized in different contexts, one of the most exciting being blockchain.