How Hackers Are Targeting Initial Coin OfferingsAleksandr Lazarenko of Group-IB Says Safe Storage of Cryptocurrency Poses Challenges
The proliferation of cryptocurrency and blockchain projects is posing enticing new opportunities for hackers, says Aleksandr Lazarenko of Group-IB.
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In this video interview at the recent RSA APJ 2018 conference in Singapore, Lazarenko discusses:
- The security issues around blockchain-related projects and cryptocurrency;
- How hackers are using phishing to target initial coin offerings, or ICOs, a new method of funding for blockchain-related startups;
- What cryptocurrency exchanges and holders can do to reduce their risks.
At Group-IB, Lazarenko is technical director for blockchain security projects. He is also responsible for projects related to advanced analytics tools for cybercrime investigations.