“Meltdown” and “Spectre”: Every modern processor has unfixable security flaws
Jan04

“Meltdown” and “Spectre”: Every modern processor has unfixable security flaws

Spectre Windows, Linux, and macOS have all received security patches that significantly alter how the operating systems handle virtual memory in order to protect against a hitherto undisclosed flaw. This is more than a little notable; it’s been clear that Microsoft and the Linux kernel developers have been informed of some non-public security issue and have been rushing to fix it. But nobody knew quite what the problem was,...

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Get a Password Manager. Here's Where to Start

How important are password managers? Even their flaws double as reminders why you need one.

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Critical "Meltdown" and "Spectre" Flaws Breaks Basic Security for Intel, AMD, ARM Computers

Still-unidentified researchers have found a critical chip flaw that developers are scrambling to patch in millions of computers.

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Austrian Brokerage Service Bitpanda Adds Full Bitcoin Cash Integration
Jan04

Austrian Brokerage Service Bitpanda Adds Full Bitcoin Cash Integration

Bitpanda (formerly known as Coinimal) is a cryptocurrency broker based in Vienna, Austria that operates brokerage services with dash, litecoin, etheruem, and bitcoin. Now on January 3, Bitpanda has announced fully integrating bitcoin cash (BCH), adding a fifth coin to the company’s token support. Also read: Putin Wants to Use Cryptoruble to Evade Sanctions But Bank of Russia Skeptical Bitpanda Adds Bitcoin Cash Due to High...

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Blockchain Guild’s Community Fund Makes Its First Award for Bitcoin Development
Jan04

Blockchain Guild’s Community Fund Makes Its First Award for Bitcoin Development

The Blockchain Guild, a community fund set up to further bitcoin development, has made its first award. The project is designed to mentor the next generation of developers, in whose hands the future of blockchain technology lies. A number of major backers have given Blockchain Guild their support including litecoin’s Charlie Lee, bitcoin developer Jimmy Song, and Tuur Demeester. Also read: Gavin Andresen Drops A New Concept...

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