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Heard about the XYZ hacks yet? Losses in millions but couldn't find what actually happened? We have you covered, read out the revealing, intricate and statistical intelligence about blockchain security and cybersecurity.

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    Web2 Security vs Web3 Security: An Innovative Adaptation?

    Web 3.0 is a semantic web where it promises to establish information in a better-existing way than any current search engine can ever attain. Web 3.0 promotes four concepts which mainly are authenticity, i.e, every piece of information existing on the internet is a fact or derived from a fact. Integrity, willingness to abide by moral principles, and ethical values. Transparency, the data present on the internet is accessible for every user to witness. Lastly, Confidentiality which is achieved by Blockchain technology, where every user’s identity is anonymous, making it secure. 

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    Consumer Privacy & Data Breach Part I - Is It a Global Issue?

    About 45% of the world’s population uses social media which makes approximately 3.48 billion people to be interacting with any kind of social media network. These tremendous amounts of connections can lead to various kinds of vulnerabilities if the data is gone into the wrong hands creating pretty damaging consequences.

    The State of Startups Security in Pakistan

    The security team at BlockApex decided to test these applications for vulnerabilities that could compromise their data. We knew that the software industry in Pakistan always keeps security out of their toolkit to reduce the cost of development.

    Pickle Finance Hack Analysis & PoC

    On 21sth November 2021, Pickle finance was hacked, where an attacker was able to drain $19M DAI from the pDai jar. The attack exploited multiple inconsistencies & flaws in the logic of the pickle jar contract.

    Blockchain Trilemma: The Three Fighting Factors

    Blockchain Trilemma - coined by Vitalik Buterin himself, is a condition in which the blockchain undergoes a compromising stage. It is truly believed that a fully decentralized network can never be scalable and secured at the same time.

    Social Engineering: Classification & Prevention

    Social Engineering is an art, where an attacker manipulates people to extract confidential information. That information could be used in various ways by criminals. Individuals are targeted to install malicious software that could give cybercriminals access to their operating systems,

    Red, Blue & Purple Team: Attacker, Defender & Facilitator

    Building an effective & secure platform is critical! In this era of rising technologies, it is becoming more and more complex to manage security. Conducting a red team vs blue team exercise could be an eye-opener for companies who seek optimum level protection against their network and systems.

    Rari Capital Hack Analysis & POC

    Rari capital got hacked for around $79M through a classic re-entrancy attack. Rari is a fork of compound finance which had this bug fixed earlier. It is not the first time Rari has been a victim of a hack.

    Beanstalk Hack Analysis & POC

    Beanstalk protocol got hacked for around $74M through exploiting the governance mechanism & stealing all the BEANS & Curve LP tokens stored in the Beanstalk protocol.

    Rise & Fall of Proof of Work: Is Proof Of Stake The Inevitable Answer?

    Consensus algorithms are undoubtedly a major building block of blockchain technology. By definition, no single party can control the operation of a blockchain network, so consensus algorithms are relied on to achieve a common agreement.

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