Why the DNC Thought a Phishing Test Was a Real Attack

The Democratic National Committee now says a fraudulent voter data website it found was evidence of an unauthorized test organized by Michigan...

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A Monitor’s Ultrasonic Sounds Can Reveal What’s on the Screen

Researchers have demonstrated that they can discern individual letters on a display based only on the ultrasonic whine it emits.

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Japanese Soccer Star Honda Paid in Crypto to Promote Exchange
Aug24

Japanese Soccer Star Honda Paid in Crypto to Promote Exchange

UPDATE: A previous version of this post claimed the sum Honda was being paid was 40 million USD. This has since been corrected. Japan superstar professional soccer player, entrepreneur and investor Keisuke Honda, 32, was appointed by the Japanese crypto exchange Bitpoint to promote its brand, the company announced earlier this week. Honda appeared at the same time in a commercial for Bitpoint shot in Hollywood.  Also...

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Another Japanese Company Developing 7nm Bitcoin Mining Equipment
Aug24

Another Japanese Company Developing 7nm Bitcoin Mining Equipment

Besides GMO Internet, another Japanese company is working on producing 7nm mining equipment. Triple-1 has been working on its 7nm bitcoin mining chips and expects to start shipping the equipment in November, shortly after GMO expects to start shipping its 7nm miners. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Developing 7nm Mining Equipment Triple-1 Co. Ltd., a Japanese company established in November 2016...

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GPU Manufacturing Giant Nvidia Leaves Crypto Mining
Aug24

GPU Manufacturing Giant Nvidia Leaves Crypto Mining

Media accounts are leaning toward blaming a supposed lack of interest in cryptocurrency as the reason US chip behemoth Nvidia has backed out of the mining industry. It was only a little over a year ago the company hoped to make an impact in the space. Whether it’s the industry losing steam or the simple fact Nvidia was beaten, the GPU and semiconductor player has officially packed its bags. Also read: Bitcoin ETFs Rejected...

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