Georgia’s lax voting security exposed just in time for crucial special election
Jun15

Georgia’s lax voting security exposed just in time for crucial special election

(credit: Verified Voting) To understand why many computer scientists and voting rights advocates don’t trust the security of many US election systems, consider the experience of Georgia-based researcher Logan Lamb. Last August, after the FBI reported hackers were probing voter registration systems in more than a dozen states, Lamb decided to assess the security of voting systems in his state. According to a detailed report...

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Fileless malware targeting US restaurants went undetected by most AV
Jun15

Fileless malware targeting US restaurants went undetected by most AV

Enlarge (credit: Carol Von Canon) Researchers have detected a brazen attack on restaurants across the United States that uses a relatively new technique to keep its malware undetected by virtually all antivirus products on the market. Malicious code used in so-called fileless attacks resides almost entirely in computer memory, a feat that prevents it from leaving the kinds of traces that are spotted by traditional antivirus scanners....

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Bitmain Announces Hard Fork Protection Plan Against UASF
Jun15

Bitmain Announces Hard Fork Protection Plan Against UASF

On June 14 the Beijing-based bitcoin company Bitmain released a contingency plan for the upcoming so called user activated soft fork (UASF) that’s scheduled for August 1. The announcement details that if the UASF is attempted a protection plan called a user activated hard fork (UAHF) will be deployed. Also Read: Macransom Bitcoin Ransomware Attacks Apple Users Bitmain Announces Backup Plan for UASF According to...

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Australian Opposition Leader Believes Bitcoin is Fueling Terrorism
Jun15

Australian Opposition Leader Believes Bitcoin is Fueling Terrorism

The left opposition leader of Australia, Bill Shorten, has indicated he wants to deter use of cryptocurrencies and bitcoin. The leader said this Tuesday in a house of representatives meeting. Shorten suggested that terrorists are starting to leverage dark markets and other nefarious venues to fuel their bad deeds.  Also read: The Hidden Reason Behind Bitcoin’s Increasing Fees: Darknet Mixers He said,...

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Bitquence Announces Crowd Sale for Crypto Wallet With Asset Management and Liquidity Network
Jun15

Bitquence Announces Crowd Sale for Crypto Wallet With Asset Management and Liquidity Network

This is a paid press release, which contains forward-looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Silicon Valley, California, 13 June. Cryptocurrency wallet provider Bitquence announced today that it will open its token crowd...

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