Google backtracks—a bit—on controversial Chrome sign-in feature
Sep28

Google backtracks—a bit—on controversial Chrome sign-in feature

Enlarge (credit: Google Chrome) Google will partially revert a controversial change made in Chrome 69 that unified signing in to Google’s online properties and Chrome itself and which further preserved Google’s cookies even when users chose to clear all cookies. Chrome 70, due in mid-October, will retain the unified signing in by default, but it will allow those who want to opt out to do so. Chrome has long had the ability...

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Russia’s Elite Fancy Bear Hackers Have a Clever New Trick

For the first time, a so-called UEFI rootkit has been spotted in the wild. And it appears to come from Russia.

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Colombia Crypto Exchange Asks New President for Banking Help
Sep28

Colombia Crypto Exchange Asks New President for Banking Help

Alejandro Beltrán of Colombia’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Buda.com, effectively shuttered by banks in the country refusing to do business with it, has written an open letter to the nation’s new president in the hope of winning a reversal. Iván Duque Márquez was elected last month, and has been quoted as embracing new financial technology.  Also read: 3D Gun File Company Reorganizes After...

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RBI Denies Creating Crypto, Blockchain and AI Research Unit
Sep28

RBI Denies Creating Crypto, Blockchain and AI Research Unit

India’s central bank has reportedly denied setting up a unit to research cryptocurrency, blockchain and artificial intelligence as the media reported last month. This unit was supposed to research, draft rules, and supervise new emerging technologies. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals RBI Denies Setting Up Crypto Research Unit There have been reports circulating in the...

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BCH Roundup: Markets and Developments Leap Ahead This Week
Sep28

BCH Roundup: Markets and Developments Leap Ahead This Week

There’s been a lot going on within the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) ecosystem lately as both BCH markets and infrastructure developments this week have been quite interesting. Over the last two days, while most cryptocurrencies have seen gains around 1-15 percent, bitcoin cash values spiked over 25 percent yesterday. Also read: Ledger Nano S Review: Can This $65 Device Top Trezor? Bitcoin Cash Markets Are Up 30 Percent This Week...

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