Merlin Chain ‘sets new standard’ for blockchain security with chain architecture

Merlin Chain, a specialist in Bitcoin-native layer 2 (L2) protocols, has rolled out a comprehensive suite of security measures alongside what it describes as revolutionary chain architecture.

This initiative follows the platform's remarkable achievement of securing a $3.5 billion Total Value Locked (TVL) just 30 days after its mainnet launch, attracting an impressive cohort of over 200 projects to its rapidly expanding ecosystem.

At the heart of Merlin Chain's ethos is...

Quant makes blockchain free to all businesses with new pricing plans

Quant, a specialist in blockchain for finance, has launched new pricing plans and functionality aimed at enterprise IT users and developers tasked by their business lines with implementing blockchain technology as part of their organisation’s wider digital asset strategy.

The Overledger blockchain platform updates are designed to empower enterprise project teams, architects and developers from any sector or size to test, build and deploy on the same interoperable distributed...

Animoca Brands and Blockpass forge partnership for a secure Web3

Web3

Blockpass, a provider of compliant identity verification solutions for the Web3 space, and Animoca Brands, a company advancing digital property rights for gaming and the open metaverse, have teamed up to build a safer and more compliant Web3 environment.

This collaboration will leverage Blockpass' industry-leading KYC/AML SaaS to provide Animoca Brands and select portfolio companies with seamless and cost-effective solutions for user verification. This will ensure stronger...

Financial sector has experienced rapid growth in cryptojacking

CoinDash - ICO hack

Cybersecurity firm SonicWall has released the 2024 SonicWall Annual Cyber Threat Report, which exposes all types of cyber behaviours and trends from digital adversaries to help partners build data-driven solutions to keep customers safe.

2023 proved to be a year of volatile, adaptive and creative digital threats, as threat actors continue to be relentless in their assault, leaving organizations looking for another layer of defence. 

Organizations are increasingly...

Immutable launches zkEVM Mainnet to improve gaming

Blockchain gaming specialist Immutable has launched its Immutable zkEVM Mainnet, powered by Polygon.

This advancement in blockchain gaming technology is set to expand capabilities within the gaming industry, unlocking new revenue streams for game studios and providing players with unprecedented control over their digital assets.

The lineup of games committed to be among the first to launch on Immutable zkEVM include: Guild of...

Fox Corporation taps Polygon PoS to tackle deepfakes

Fox Corporation has publicly released a beta version of Verify, an open source protocol meant to establish the history and origin of registered media, and built on Polygon PoS.

On Verify, publishers can register content in order to prove origination. Individual pieces of content are cryptographically signed onchain, allowing consumers to identify content from trusted sources using the Verify Tool.

Fox Corp launched a closed beta of Verify on August 23, coinciding with...

OneSpan unveils quantum-safe blockchain storage

OneSpan, a digital agreements security company, has announced a unique new capability to its market-leading e-signature solution, OneSpan Sign, to give organisations a better way to safeguard the provenance of a document against emerging security threats.

The newest addition to OneSpan’s portfolio, Trust Vault, helps guarantee the integrity and long-term viability of documents on immutable storage based on blockchain technology, throughout the lifetime of the...

Crypto Quantique introduces free IoT security SaaS platform

Security

Crypto Quantique, a provider of quantum-based security for the Internet of Things (IoT), has launched QuarkLink Ignite, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform that enables developers and engineers to achieve secure connectivity management free-of-charge for up to 50 ESP32 devices.

QuarkLink Ignite is a powerful toolset that allows developers and engineers to explore chip-to-cloud security in a zero-trust environment with ease. QuarkLink Ignite enables both companies and...

World-first blockchain storage partnership agreed to protect data of 500,000 students in Africa

OmniIndex, the secure Web3 data platform, has agreed a deal with Future-X Education and Cross River State in Nigeria to secure the data of every student in the state with blockchain storage and fully encrypted analytics.

The new partnership will see the data of an estimated 500,000 individuals become fully protected with encryption, redacted anonymisation and Web3 security. The use of blockchain and encryption technologies will enable accurate real-time insights to improve...

SushiSwap is a community-driven decentralised exchange

SushiSwap, a community-driven decentralised exchange, is expanding to Aptos, the Layer 1 blockchain bringing users scalability, reliability, security and usability.

This integration is a milestone as it marks Sushi's first expansion onto a non-EVM chain. With the integration of Sushi v2 AMM and SushiXswap, Sushi’s cross chain swap, Sushi further strengthens its leading position in the cross-chain/multi-chain landscape.

Aptos is a Layer 1 blockchain created for safe...