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Surprise – the 3 biggest cybersecurity threats are all cryptocurrency miners

January 14, 2019

Via: The Next Web

The three most prevalent threats plaguing the internet have been found to be cryptocurrency miners. In its latest analysis of the internet‘s most pressing malware hazards, cybersecurity group Check Point ranked the supposedly neutral Monero-mining script CoinHive in first place […]


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New blockchain center opens in New York amid cryptocurrency market woes

January 11, 2019

Via: The Next Web

The city of New York has a new blockchain center. Opened by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) as part of a partnership with FuturePerfect Labs (an affiliate of FuturePerfect Ventures) and GBBC Labs (a subsidiary of the […]


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Bitwise Asset Management applies for Bitcoin-backed ETF

January 10, 2019

Via: The Next Web

Bitwise Asset Management, a cryptocurrency index fund provider, has applied for a new bitcoin-backed exchange-traded fund (ETF). The application, submitted with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), outlines the company’s proposal. For the benefit of those not in the […]


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Why GDPR pop-ups could actually violate your privacy

December 20, 2018

Via: The Next Web

Have you noticed the increasing number of pop-ups asking you to consent or “agree” when you visit a website? Do you find these annoying and tend to just click accept without reading the policies? So do most people, and here’s […]


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How opportunistic regulation can stifle innovation in blockchain

December 3, 2018

Via: The Next Web

At the blockchain conferences and blockchain industry discussions over the last two years I had many chances to listen to talks about crypto regulation by the new gurus of the crypto. Being a tech law scholar for 20+ years, I […]


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Can blockchain co-exist with GDPR? It’s complicated

November 29, 2018

Via: The Next Web

Earlier this month at the annual Ethereum conference, Vitalik Buterin spoke to Quartz about how he thinks that IBM’s commercial blockchain offerings are “totally not the point…” Blockchain should be open, transparent, and of the people. As soon as the […]


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Facebook hack proves we need new user authentication methods

November 20, 2018

Via: The Next Web

Just when you thought Facebook has put the worst of its troubles behind, the social media giant revealed on Friday that it had experienced a new security incident that possibly affected 90 million users. However, unlike previous scandals, in which […]


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Escaping the line of fire: 2018 U.S. State of Cybercrime

November 12, 2018

Via: CIO

Companies in all sectors, everywhere, are continuing to experience cyber-breaches. This is no surprise: as more and more organization embrace digitization, they inevitably become prey to new cyber-dangers and, in turn, need to put much greater emphasis on the availability, […]


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Is trust the biggest hurdle to blockchain?

October 29, 2018

Via: CIO

The promise of blockchain is often described as a, “transfer of trust in a trustless world.” The distributed ledger technology eliminates the need for centralized third parties to verify transactions, and all participating parties are anonymous. It is incredibly difficult […]


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Unique collaboration turned a governor’s vision of a cyber center into reality

October 25, 2018

Via: CIO

A recent McKinsey article states that cyberattacks are costly, and they appear to be broadening in scope. Every corporate boardroom and even federal, state and local government agencies are discussing how to avert cyber threats. The State of Georgia is […]