A Whole New Way to Hack Self-Driving Cars

Each Saturday we roundup the major security news of the...

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Protect the White Hat Hackers Who Are Just Doing Their Jobs

The danger of the Marcus Hutchins case is the chilling effect it could have on malware research in general.

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Major Japanese Department Store Chain Marui Accepts Bitcoin
Aug06

Major Japanese Department Store Chain Marui Accepts Bitcoin

A large Japanese department store chain, Marui, has partnered with bitcoin exchange Bitflyer to accept bitcoin payments starting on August 7. Marui has become the first major department store chain in Japan to accept bitcoin. Also read: Rollout of 260,000+ Bitcoin-Accepting Stores in Japan Begins Marui for ‘Young, Stylish Audience’ Marui is a popular chain of Japanese department stores that “features high end...

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Segwit2x and the Tale of Three Bitcoins
Aug06

Segwit2x and the Tale of Three Bitcoins

As the entire community has been laser-focused on the recent hard fork and Bitcoin network split, many people have forgotten about the Segwit2x plan. Miners who participated in the ‘New York Agreement’ (NYA) have kept their promise and Segregated Witness will lock-in on the network in roughly two weeks. Also read: Gwyneth Paltrow Joins Bitcoin Wallet Abra as Advisor Let’s Not Forget About Segwit2x A few more...

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Node40 Introduces Easy-To-Use Tax Compliance Software for Bitcoiners
Aug06

Node40 Introduces Easy-To-Use Tax Compliance Software for Bitcoiners

Node40 just released a software as a service offering (SAAS) to bring tax compliant bitcoiners an easy-to-use and “IRS-friendly” application. According to a Node40 press release, bitcoiners across the globe can begin reporting their taxable crypto-income. This way they do not risk tax evasion, under reporting or over reporting.  Also read: Germany’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Hands Over Customer Data...

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