The Yahoo Breach Was Actually Three Billion Accounts

Ten months ago, Yahoo disclosed the biggest breach in history. As it turns out, the company severely underestimated the impact. Think a billion users is bad? Try three...

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6 Fresh Horrors From Equifax CEO Richard Smith's Congressional Hearing

With each new revelation about the devastating Equifax breach, the company’s defenses and response appear increasingly inadequate.

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Gun Tech Couldn't Have Stopped the Las Vegas Shooter

In the wake of the Las Vegas mass shooting, a look at the tech that does—and doesn’t—exist to make guns more secure.

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Government Head of IT Department Fired for Mining Bitcoin Using State-Owned Computers in Crimea
Oct04

Government Head of IT Department Fired for Mining Bitcoin Using State-Owned Computers in Crimea

Two government officials of the Crimean Council of Ministers were caught mining bitcoin using government computers and were subsequently fired. They reportedly installed “malicious software” on the government’s server and programmed over a dozen computers to mine bitcoin. Also read: Russia Proposes Adding Cryptocurrency to the Population’s Financial Literacy Strategy Government Employees Caught Mining...

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Nigerian P2P Bitcoin Exchange Offers Services to All African Nations
Oct04

Nigerian P2P Bitcoin Exchange Offers Services to All African Nations

The Nigerian person-to-person (P2P) bitcoin exchange, Bitkoin.Africa, launched on October 1st. The exchange currently only provides Nigerian users with full functionality, but claims to allow customers from “all other countries” to buy bitcoins. Also Read: Bitcoin Prices Skyrocket to $7200 on Zimbabwean Exchange During Economic Turmoil Bitkoin.Africa Allows Customers From All African Nations to Purchase Bitcoins Nigeria...

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