How Meltdown and Spectre Were Independently Discovered By Four Research Teams At Once

The uncanny coincidences among the Meltdown and Spectre discoveries raise questions about “bug collisions”—and the safety of the NSA’s hidden vulnerability...

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Crypto Card Issuers Seek Solutions in the Wake of a European Ban
Jan08

Crypto Card Issuers Seek Solutions in the Wake of a European Ban

Intervention by Visa spelled an end to European crypto debit cards for the majority of customers on Thursday. Around a dozen crypto companies were affected by the shutdown, which instantly wiped out their services across Europe. Issuers such as Bitwala, Tenx, Bitpay, and Xapo were left high and dry after a Visa subsidiary stopped processing payments. Two of the companies affected have since spoken to news.Bitcoin.com, revealing their...

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Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund Headed by Ex-Goldman Sachs VP Raises $140 Million
Jan08

Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund Headed by Ex-Goldman Sachs VP Raises $140 Million

It looks as if Silicon Valley and Wall Street are coming together just to see who can shower cryptocurrency ventures with more money. Also Read: Strong Cryptocurrency CFD Volumes Bring Record Revenues for Plus 500 Blocktower Capital Crypto Hedge Fund Blocktower Capital is a cryptocurrency hedge fund headed by former Goldman Sachs vice president Matthew Goetz. The new venture was only launched in August 2017 and has already said to...

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Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 01/08/18
Jan08

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 01/08/18

This week we have two newcomers in our chart. Blade Runner 2049 is the most downloaded movie again. The data for our weekly download chart is estimated by TorrentFreak, and is for informational and educational reference only. All the movies in the list are Web-DL/Webrip/HDRip/BDrip/DVDrip unless stated otherwise. RSS feed for the weekly movie download chart. This week’s most downloaded movies are: Movie Rank Rank last week Movie...

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Pirate Bay Founder: Netflix and Spotify Are a Threat, No Solution
Jan08

Pirate Bay Founder: Netflix and Spotify Are a Threat, No Solution

Ten years ago the Internet was an entirely different place. Piracy was rampant, as it is today, but the people behind the largest torrent sites were more vocal then. There was a battle going on for the right to freely share content online. This was very much a necessity at the time, as legal options were scarce, but for many it was also an idealistic battle. As the spokesperson of The Pirate Bay, Peter Sunde was one of the leading...

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