The Logan Paul "Suicide Forest" Video Should Be a Reckoning For YouTube

Logan Paul’s video of Japan’s “suicide forest” was a nadir for the YouTube star—and the platform that enables...

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Hacker Lexicon: What Is Sinkholing?

What’s one good way to bring down a botnet? Send that traffic to a sinkhole.

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Putin Wants to Use Cryptoruble to Evade Sanctions But Bank of Russia Skeptical

Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has reportedly commissioned work to create a cryptocurrency as a tool to circumvent international sanctions. His economic adviser explained that “no mining is possible” for the cryptoruble. Meanwhile, the country’s central bank and finance ministry have expressed skepticism about this “cryptocurrency.” Also read: Russian Cryptocurrency Bill Is Ready –...

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Gibraltar Launches Regulation to Protect Cryptocurrency Value and Reputation
Jan03

Gibraltar Launches Regulation to Protect Cryptocurrency Value and Reputation

A mechanism tailored to protect customers of cryptocurrency businesses in Gibraltar, and its own reputation, went into effect on January 1. The regulation targets blockchain technology – companies storing and transmitting value must now be licensed by the Financial Services Commission (GFSC).  Also read: Malta Bitcoin Schizophrenia: Government and Banks Send Mixed Signals Gibraltar – “World’s First”...

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Blockchain Startup White Rabbit Calls on Pirate Sites to Do Business, Legally
Jan03

Blockchain Startup White Rabbit Calls on Pirate Sites to Do Business, Legally

For as long as piracy has been mainstream, people have tried to find ways to monetize the system. While many have had good intentions, only models focusing on the negative (copyright trolling, for example) have enjoyed any level of success. Blockchain startup White Rabbit is hoping to buck that trend but it’s not going to be easy. Then again, nothing worthwhile is, so what do they have to offer? White Rabbit begins with the...

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