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What is a DDoS Attack? How Can it Affect Crypto?

CertiK | Jan 14

A DDoS attack, which stands for “distributed denial-of-service” is a malicious attempt to disrupt the normal traffic of a targeted server, service or network by overwhelming the target or its surrounding infrastructure with a flood of Internet traffic. DDoS attacks are mainly a problem seen in the traditional cybersecurity world, but how does this relate to crypto and blockchain?

What Is a Phishing Attack? Tips on How to Protect Yourself

CertiK | Jan 7

Phishing attacks aren’t native to crypto and is a type of scam that is as old as the internet, but with crypto there are some new implications. Learn more about how to protect yourself and your funds!

Skynet Security Primitive #6: Security Oracle

CertiK | Dec 23

Skynet is a scalable security solution that leverages automated technologies to check deployed smart contracts for vulnerabilities. There are six metrics – called Security Primitives – that Skynet uses to arrive at an overall security score, on a scale of 0-100. The Security Oracle guards on-chain transactions and protects DeFi projects from malicious attacks through real-time security checks.

What Is a Rugpull? Tips on How To Avoid Them

CertiK | Dec 17

Rugpulls have turned into one of the most prolific types of scams seen throughout DeFi in 2021. There are a number of things to watch out for that may alert you to the possibility of a project being a rugpull in the making.

Skynet Security Primitive #5: Safety Analysis

CertiK | Dec 14

At the end of this series, you’ll better understand how Skynet stays ahead of the market to provide timely security insights. And you’ll gain knowledge of what to look out for when researching a project’s security, making your journey through the metaverse safer and more rewarding.