Japanese Crypto Exchange Hit by $60m Heist

By: Phil Muncaster

Yet another Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has been targeted by hackers: this time Zaifsuffered losses worth 6.7bn yen ($60m) earlier this month. Virtual currencies including Bitcoin, Monacoin and Bitcoin Cash were stolen from the exchange’s hot wallet, with 4.5bn yen’s worth ($40m) belonging to Zaif customers. The incident occurred over a two-hour period on September 14, with server …

Google’s prototype Chinese search engine reportedly links searches to phone numbers

By: Adi Robertson

Google is reportedly building a prototype system that would tie Chinese users’ Google searches to their personal phone numbers, as part of a new search service that would comply with the Chinese government’s censorship requirements. The Intercept writes that the “Dragonfly” Android app, a secret project revealed by a whistleblower last month, could be linked to a user’s phone number …

Researcher devised a new CSS & HTML attack that causes iPhone reboot or freezes Macs

By: Pierluigi Paganini

The security researcher security researcher Sabri Haddouche from Wire devised a new CSS attack that causes iPhone reboot or freezes Macs. The security researcher security researcher Sabri Haddouche from Wire devised a new attack method that saturates Apple device’s resources and causing it crashes or system restarts when visiting a web page. The experts discovered that iOS restart and macOS freezes when the user visits a web page …