A 'Scarily Simple' Bug Put Millions of Cox Communications Customers at Risk

The most straightforward insecurities can sometimes be the...

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The Apollo Breach Included Billions of Data Points

Sales intelligence firm Apollo left a “staggering amount” of exposed online, including 125 million email addresses and nine billion data points.

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Blockstream’s Liquid Network Could Be Vulnerable to Hardware Backdoors
Oct06

Blockstream’s Liquid Network Could Be Vulnerable to Hardware Backdoors

Bitcoin technology company Blockstream has conceded its flagship Liquid Network could be susceptible to hardware vulnerabilities. Following recent disclosures that certain Chinese-manufactured motherboards contain backdoors, Blockstream has authored a post conceding that such an exploit could allow an attacker to infiltrate their off-chain bitcoin transfer system. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Developers Launch Chrome Extension...

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South Korean Regulators Discuss Proposals for ICO Legislation
Oct06

South Korean Regulators Discuss Proposals for ICO Legislation

Korean lawmakers are increasingly pushing for the regulation of initial coin offerings (ICOs) with multiple bills currently pending at the National Assembly. This includes a proposed amendment to the Electronic Financial Transactions Act. Meanwhile, the Korean Blockchain Association has also come up with its own set of guidelines for crypto exchanges and ICOs. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market,...

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Irresponsible Borrowing Leaves Africa on Brink of Debt Crisis – Again
Oct06

Irresponsible Borrowing Leaves Africa on Brink of Debt Crisis – Again

Irresponsible government borrowing has caused debt in many African countries to reach crisis level. Over the past 10 years, more than $80 billion in bonds have been issued to thirsty European investors by governments in Africa south of the Sahara, with public debt now making up about half of GDP. Bilateral loans, especially from China, add to the crisis. Now, a decade after a continent-wide write off, the debt is increasingly...

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