A Flash Zero Day, a DNA Site Breach, and More Security News This Week

A DNA site breach, a background check failure, and more security news this...

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How Microsoft's Windows Red Team Keeps PCs Safe

Microsoft’s Windows red team probes and prods the world’s biggest operating system through the eyes of an adversary.

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Bitmex to VIPs: Bitcoin Won’t Replace Fiat, Just a ‘Useful Niche,’ Enthusiasts ‘Naive’
Jun11

Bitmex to VIPs: Bitcoin Won’t Replace Fiat, Just a ‘Useful Niche,’ Enthusiasts ‘Naive’

Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (Bitmex) released proprietary research reportedly geared toward their VIPs. Researchers find bitcoin core’s (BTC) deflationary aspects interesting for speculation and as a “payment system,” but predict it will ultimately not usurp government paper, describing the BTC phenomenon as simply a “useful niche,” and those who “think Bitcoin would result in a more prosperous...

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More Japanese Public Companies Entering the Crypto Space
Jun11

More Japanese Public Companies Entering the Crypto Space

Following reports of six publicly listed companies launching their own cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan, three other firms listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange have announced plans to enter the space with various crypto offerings. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Publicly traded companies in Japan are increasingly seeking to enter the crypto space to offer various crypto-related services....

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P2P Markets Round-Up: Record Volume Across Canadian and Latin American Markets
Jun11

P2P Markets Round-Up: Record Volume Across Canadian and Latin American Markets

In recent weeks, the peer-to-peer (P2P) bitcoin markets of several Latin American markets have produced record-breaking volume, with the Localbitcoins markets of Chile, Peru, and Venezuela producing all-time highs for trade volume in recent weeks when measured in local fiat currencies. The Canadian markets have also produced a dramatic spike in volume – recently setting new all-time highs for the number of bitcoins traded for...

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