Security News This Week: The Deloitte Breach Was Worse Than We Thought

Big breaches of Deloitte, Sonic, and Whole Foods dominated this week’s security...

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How Good Are Equifax's Identity Protection Offerings?

After its massive data breach and bungled initial response, Equifax is offering a free set of tools to protect your identity, but they have limits.

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Transnistria Allegedly Seeking Russian Investment to Establish Bitcoin Farms
Oct01

Transnistria Allegedly Seeking Russian Investment to Establish Bitcoin Farms

The unrecognized territory of Transnistria is reported to be seeking investment from Russian mining entrepreneurs to establish bitcoin mining farms, according to Russian news outlet Lenta. The report suggests that the territory hopes to enter the industrial cryptocurrency mining industry. Also Read: Crypto Mining “More Profitable Than Drugs and Arms Trafficking” in Russia Transnistria Is Hoping to Capitalize Upon Its...

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Markets Update: Bitcoin Prices See Some Uptrend During the Weekend
Oct01

Markets Update: Bitcoin Prices See Some Uptrend During the Weekend

The price of bitcoin has been trending higher since our last markets update and is currently hovering around the $4,275 – $4,295 zone on September 30 at 11:00 pm EDT. The decentralized cryptocurrency has climbed roughly 2 percent on a daily basis over the course of last week as buyers steadily chew through market resistance. Also read: Cayman Investment Forum Focuses on Rise of Bitcoin and Failing Dollar Bitcoin Markets...

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IMF Chief Lagarde Tells Central Bankers: “Not Wise to Dismiss Virtual Currencies”
Oct01

IMF Chief Lagarde Tells Central Bankers: “Not Wise to Dismiss Virtual Currencies”

Christine Lagarde, head of the IMF, warns central bankers that bitcoin is rising. She has told them not to discount digital currencies, because they are gaining more adoption and traction. Lagarde addressed this issue in a conference Friday in London. She said digital currencies might give existing currencies “a run for their money.” Also read: Cayman Investment Forum Focuses on Rise of Bitcoin and Failing Dollar...

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