Facebook Doesn't Know How Many People Followed Russians on Instagram

By leaving Instagram followers off the public record, Columbia researcher Jonathan Albright says Facebook is making the Russian trolls’ true audience appear artificially...

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New ‘Hack-Proof’ Security-Centric Phone Features Built-In Bitcoin Wallet

Mobile cybersecurity firm Sikur has unveiled “the first fully encrypted, hack-proof smartphone that can safely store cryptocurrencies.” The phone’s hardware and software were built from the ground up with a dedicated bitcoin wallet and a custom app store for high-security apps. Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten ‘First Fully Encrypted, Hack-Proof Smartphone’ Sikur...

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Bitcoin.com Wallet Celebrates 2 Million Wallets Created
Mar03

Bitcoin.com Wallet Celebrates 2 Million Wallets Created

This week our company is proud to say that two million Bitcoin.com Wallets have been created since its release just seven months ago. The multi-currency wallet allows users to store Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Bitcoin Core (BTC) in a non-custodial fashion. Moreover, our developers have big plans for the Bitcoin.com Wallet as more features are coming to the platform in the future. Also read: How To Regain Control From Nanny Zuck Two...

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16 Government-Approved Crypto Exchanges Forming Self-Regulatory Body in Japan
Mar03

16 Government-Approved Crypto Exchanges Forming Self-Regulatory Body in Japan

16 cryptocurrency exchanges that have been approved by the Japanese government are teaming up to form a self-regulatory group, following the hack of one of the country’s most popular exchanges. Besides these exchanges, there are 16 “quasi-operators” for cryptocurrencies as well as about 100 firms seeking to enter the market in Japan. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7...

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North Korea Obtained 11,000 bitcoins in 2017, Expert Says
Mar03

North Korea Obtained 11,000 bitcoins in 2017, Expert Says

North Korea may have made over $200 million USD from cryptocurrency transactions last year, according to a former NSA official. DPRK is believed to have obtained at least 11,000 bitcoins through mining or hacking in 2017. Pyongyang continues to exploit the benefits of using cryptos and the cyber security weaknesses of its adversaries, recent reports suggest. Also read: Intelligence: Pyongyang Trying to Steal Cryptos before Pyeongchang...

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