You’ll never guess where Russian spies are hiding their control servers
Jun07

You’ll never guess where Russian spies are hiding their control servers

Enlarge (credit: Instagram) A Russian-speaking hacking group that, for years, has targeted governments around the world is experimenting with a clever new method that uses social media sites to conceal espionage malware once it infects a network of interest. According to a report published Tuesday by researchers from antivirus provider Eset, a recently discovered backdoor Trojan used comments posted to Britney Spears’s official...

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How a few yellow dots burned the Intercept’s NSA leaker
Jun07

How a few yellow dots burned the Intercept’s NSA leaker

Enlarge (credit: Ars Technica) When reporters at The Intercept approached the National Security Agency on June 1 to confirm a document that had been anonymously leaked to the publication in May, they handed over a copy of the document to the NSA to verify its authenticity. When they did so, the Intercept team inadvertently exposed its source because the copy showed fold marks that indicated it had been printed—and it...

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Bitcoin Markets Increasingly Reflect Global Transition Towards ‘The Asian Century’
Jun07

Bitcoin Markets Increasingly Reflect Global Transition Towards ‘The Asian Century’

A resurgence in Chinese Bitcoin trading volume following huge growth in the Japanese and South Korean markets is forecasting a future where the US markets follow Asian price moves. Also Read: Researcher from China’s Central Bank Discusses an ICO Regulatory Sandbox China’s Bitcoin Markets Had Come To Resemble A Sleeping Giant In Recent Weeks Chinese bitcoin exchange rates has taken a 3% price lead following announcements...

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Mark Cuban Changes His Mind: Tells Fans to Watch Bitcoin
Jun07

Mark Cuban Changes His Mind: Tells Fans to Watch Bitcoin

Just recently Bitcoin.com reported on the significant influx of mainstream attention bitcoin has been receiving over the past few months. Lots of investors these days are shining a positive light on the decentralized cryptocurrency and some of them have changed their opinions held in the past. Also read: Bitcoin Experiences an Intense Flow of New Money and Mainstream Attention Billionaire Entrepreneur and Shark Tank Star Changes...

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Nevada Senate Bill 398 Becomes Law, Prohibiting Tax on Blockchain Technology
Jun07

Nevada Senate Bill 398 Becomes Law, Prohibiting Tax on Blockchain Technology

Judging by recent legislation, which is mostly hostile towards blockchain technology, Senate Bill 398 in Nevada seems like an unprecedented step in a positive direction. SB398 prohibits taxation and regulations regarding the use and implementation of blockchain technology, and it was approved by Nevada governor Brian Sandoval.  Also read: Japanese Companies Embracing Bitcoin See Stocks Soar with Rising Bitcoin...

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