Obama reportedly ordered implants to be deployed in key Russian networks
Jun24

Obama reportedly ordered implants to be deployed in key Russian networks

Enlarge (credit: Wikimedia Commons/Maria Joner) In his final days as the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama authorized a covert hacking operation to implant attack code in sensitive Russian networks. The revelation came in an 8,000-word article The Washington Post published Friday that recounted a secret struggle to punish the Kremlin for tampering with the 2016 election. According to Friday’s article, the move...

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Check Point says Fireball malware hit 250 million; Microsoft says no
Jun24

Check Point says Fireball malware hit 250 million; Microsoft says no

Enlarge (credit: Corinne Kuhlmann) Microsoft sparked a curious squabble over malware discovery and infection rates. At the start of the month security firm Check Point reported on a browser hijacker and malware downloader called Fireball. The firm claimed that it had recently discovered the Chinese malware and that it had infected some 250 million systems. Today, Microsoft said no. Redmond claimed that actually, far from being a...

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Bitpay to Launch Bitcoin Wallet App for Windows Phone Market
Jun24

Bitpay to Launch Bitcoin Wallet App for Windows Phone Market

Bitcoin payment processor Bitpay Inc. has announced that it will be making its bitcoin wallet app available to Windows Phone users, despite Windows representing less than 1% of smartphone market. Also Read: Bitpay’s Bitcoin Prepaid Card Now Available to 131 Countries Bitpay Has Catered to the Windows Phone Market Since 2015 in the Form of Copay Wallet Leading bitcoin payment processor Bitpay has announced the development of...

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Canadian Luxury Home Listed for Sale on Beijing Craigslist for 1,075 Bitcoins
Jun24

Canadian Luxury Home Listed for Sale on Beijing Craigslist for 1,075 Bitcoins

An eight-bedroom luxury home in Canada has been listed for sale on the Beijing Craigslist website with an asking price of 1,075 bitcoins. Also Read: State-Funded Bitcoin Data Center Infuriates Montana Locals With an Asking Price of Nearly $3 Million USD and Such a Narrow Marketing Strategy, the Listing Immediately Aroused Curiosity Approximately one month ago an ad for a luxury Canadian home was listed on the Beijing Craigslist...

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Private Schools for Kids Are Now Accepting Bitcoin for Tuition
Jun24

Private Schools for Kids Are Now Accepting Bitcoin for Tuition

Over the last few years, there have been many colleges and well-known universities all across the world that have started accepting bitcoin. Alongside paying for a higher education with bitcoins, now people can utilize the decentralized currency at private daycares and schools that offer the Montessori educational approach for children. Also read: Most Popular Contactless Smart Cards in Japan Adding Bitcoin Hardware Wallets...

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