Facebook Messenger's 'Unsend' Feature Is What Happens When You Scramble

It’s good that Facebook is addressing its many privacy woes, but reacting rather than planning leaves some fixes feeling...

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DC's Stingray Mess Won't Get Cleaned Up

DHS this week confirmed that Washington, DC is littered with fake cell tower surveillance devices, but nothing will likely be done to fix it.

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Cyberinsurance Tries to Tackle the Unpredictable World of Hacks

Insuring against hacks and breaches can be a lucrative business—but also presents unique challenges.

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England: Unauthorized Crypto Futures and ICOs are Criminal Offences
Apr07

England: Unauthorized Crypto Futures and ICOs are Criminal Offences

In a statement released 6 April 2018, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of England attempted to clarify its jurisdiction in the ever-booming cryptocurrency industry. While acknowledging cryptos are “not currently” regulated by the bureau, crypto futures, contracts for difference (CFDs), options, and initial coin offerings (ICOs) do indeed fall under their purview. Furthermore, crypto firms running afoul of necessary...

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Two Crypto Exchanges Suspended by Japan’s Financial Regulator
Apr07

Two Crypto Exchanges Suspended by Japan’s Financial Regulator

The Financial Services Authority of Japan has imposed penalties on three cryptocurrency exchanges following inspections of trading platforms in the country. Two of them have been ordered to suspend operations. Officials are not satisfied with the measures implemented to prevent money laundering and systemic risks.    Also read: CEO of Korean Exchange Coinnest among Four Arrested for Fraud FSHO, Eternal Link Suspended,...

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