Coinbase Unveils Coinbase Wallet and a Secure Decentralized Future

  The internet has the power to change the way we think, work, and play.  It also has the power to change the way we trade and manage our resources – hence the rise of cryptocurrency and the crypto wallet. But power can be easily corrupted, and these days your digital identity is almost as important as your real-life one. Which is why the whole Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal earlier this year sparked a flood of questions about how our digital identities are being abused.     There are some that…

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Industry Consortium Launches Crypto Community Watch Program

  Leads self-policing of the cryptocurrency industry; opens tip line and 100 Bitcoin reward pool for anonymous whistleblowers Singapore – August 20, 2018 –ECoinmerce, the world’s first decentralized and tokenized E-commerce marketplace, today announces the formation of the Crypto Community Watch program, which provides an anonymous tip line and reward mechanism to empower whistleblowers and investigate cryptocurrency scammers and hackers.     The program was created by a consortium of industry players including ECoinmerce, ICO Alert, GZH, Step VC, and NewEconomies. The group’s goal is to create a community that…

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Five Trends In Internet Of Things To Watch Out For In 2018

  The year 2018 showed that the biggest advancement in technology is nothing but Internet of Things or IoT. The most attractive feature of IoT is remote accessibility. For instance, IoT helps unlock doors as well as cars, access security cameras of smart homes, and even control room temperature using smartphones. It is said that there are roughly 20 billion internet connected devices globally as of 2018. Thus, several experts believe that 2018 is “the year of IoT”. According to a research firm, Progressive Markets, the IoT market is expected…

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Why Cybersecurity Is Crucial For Your Business

  These days, cybersecurity is a topic that every business has to address. More and more businesses get hacked every year as hackers get more sophisticated, sometimes even having the resources of an entire nation behind them. Private companies must take steps to ensure that they are protected against hacking and cyberattacks. But why is cybersecurity so crucial? In order to understand this, you have to understand more about how cybersecurity and cyberattacks actually work. Let’s take a close look at cybersecurity for business, including the potential for disaster that…

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TLDR Capital Launches Security Division Led by Veteran FBI Special Agents and Navy SEAL

  Leading crypto investment and advisory firm brings specialized cyber and physical security to at-risk market participants   New York, NY— July 12, 2018 — TLDR, a global investment and advisory firm for tokenization projects, has announced a new security-focused practice, TLDR Security, that will provide unparalleled cyber and physical security services to the global blockchain market. The team of experts includes veteran cyber FBI Special Agents Andre McGregor and Jason Truppi and Navy SEAL Chuck McGraw. With their respective, decades-long experience in cyber, operational, and personnel security, TLDR Security…

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Suspicious Bithumb hack connected to Bitblender Dark Web Service

  June 20, 2018 – Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT): Attorney Jonathan Levy predicts the $32 million in cryptocurrency reported hacked from Bithumb Exchange was laundered through Bitblender.io.      Bitblender.io boasts it is the “#1 Bitcoin Mixer on the Darknet.” Bitblender claims to use smart technology to erase Bitcoin history and make transactions 100% anonymous in effect laundering Bitcoins.  It is even possible as some allege that the hack was an inside job by Bithumb to generate funds or to avoid taxes. The funds, therefore, were likely recycled through…

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Expedia’s Orbitz hacking exposes 880,000 customer details

A subsidiary of Expedia, Orbitz, an online travel booking company, has been hacked.  The data breach incident was detected in March 2018, however, the hacking probably took place between October 2016 and December 2017.     Customer details such as name, address, date of birth, phone number, email address and gender may have been accessed by the hacker.  According to the company who worked closely with cybersecurity experts and law enforcement, social security numbers for US customers were not compromised.   All customers were advised to monitor their credit card…

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Australian government takes Cybersecurity seriously with ‘world-leading’ approach

Cybercrime is a daily event and becoming more serious thus making it vital for governements, businesses and individuals to improve their cybersecurity. The Australian Minister for Law Enforcement and Cyber Security Angus Taylor told ZDNet that Australia has the global lead and thus an opportunity to create a local industry that will thrive.     Angus Taylor said the approach to Cybersecurity must be a mix of centralised and devolved as reported by ZDNet – “I wouldn’t say it’s purely devolved, that wouldn’t work. We have a minister for cybersecurity…

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Privacy Coin on the Verge of losing 1 Billion

Rumours circulated  1 billion XVG (or about 6% of the total supply) were stolen by hackers when the cryptocurrency Verge had their Twitter account hacked and its developer’s private details shared.     The hacker then bragged about the feat to the account’s 265,000 followers and attempted to scam them out of verge (XVG) cryptocurrency.   The price of XVG had dipped in value, and it remains 5% lower against BTC today.   Full story: –  Privacy Coin Twitter hacked and Developer Doxed     This story is a stark…

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Decentralized vs Centralized Bitcoin Exchanges, Binance wants both

Binance has just announced that they plan to develop a public blockchain in order to create a new exchange.  This time, a decentralized exchange.     Taken from the Binance statement:- “After extensively researching decentralized exchange frameworks and analyzing existing implementations, we believe significant improvements can be made in providing Binance users with a level of trading experience to which they are already accustomed. Centralized and Decentralized exchanges will co-exist in the near future, complementing each other, while also having interdependence. We stand here today because we believe that Blockchain…

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