Autosploit, Strava Heat Maps, and More Top Security News This Week

The memo release, Olympics hacking, and more of the week’s top security...

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Many Token Crowdsales No Longer That Open to the Crowds
Feb04

Many Token Crowdsales No Longer That Open to the Crowds

The ICO was hailed as the new IPO, offering a more egalitarian way of raising funds. The fact that crowdsales bring in millions of extra dollars and create an active community from day one doesn’t hurt either. In 2017, the initial coin offering was the fundraising model that had venture capitalists looking on enviously. 2018 began in the same vein, with the public piling into ICOs with gusto. On paper, January’s results...

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Crowdfire Founders Plan to Launch Indian Bitcoin Exchange
Feb04

Crowdfire Founders Plan to Launch Indian Bitcoin Exchange

Cryptocurrencies have grown popular in India, and digital asset markets in the region have seen exponential growth despite uncertainty from the Indian government. Now, this week the founders of the popular application Crowdfire have announced the team is launching an Indian-based bitcoin exchange this March. Also read: Russian Cryptocurrency Bill Is Ready – Regulators Share Details Crowdfire Founders Plan to Launch a...

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Bitcoin.com’s This Week in Bitcoin Podcast is Mandatory Listening
Feb04

Bitcoin.com’s This Week in Bitcoin Podcast is Mandatory Listening

Veteran podcaster Matt Aaron lends his curation and vocal talent to a smooth few minutes each week in summation of the Bitcoin world’s most important news, This Week in Bitcoin (TWiB). Every Friday, listeners get breakdowns and commentary in bite-size format, leaving them informed and with plenty of time to go about their day. Also read: The Bitcoin.com Podcast Network Presents: This Week In Bitcoin Each Friday, the Bitcoin...

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China Censors Cryptocurrency Ads on Search Engines and Social Media
Feb04

China Censors Cryptocurrency Ads on Search Engines and Social Media

Hong Kong-based media have reported that the country’s major search engines and social media networks do not appear to be presenting paid adverts for products or companies associated with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Reports have alleged that the censorship of cryptocurrency ads may date back to the announcement that The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) would ban initial coin offerings (ICOs) during September 2017....

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