Meet Helm, the startup taking on Gmail with a server that runs in your home
Oct18

Meet Helm, the startup taking on Gmail with a server that runs in your home

Enlarge (credit: Helm) There’s no doubt that Gmail has changed the way we consume email. It’s free, it gives most of us all the storage we’ll ever need, and it does a better job than most in weeding out spam and malware. But there’s a cost to all of this. The advertising model that makes this cost-free service possible means some of our most sensitive messages are being scanned for clues about who we are, what...

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The Mysterious Return of Years-Old APT1 Malware

Security researchers have discovered a new instance code associated with APT1, a notorious Chinese hacking group that disappeared in 2013.

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Helm Wants You to Control Your Own Data Again

Helm hopes to make running your own private, encrypted server easy for everyone.

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Security Giant G4S Offers Protected Offline Cryptocurrency Storage
Oct18

Security Giant G4S Offers Protected Offline Cryptocurrency Storage

G4S (LSE: GFS), a security services provider with operations in more than 90 countries, guards everything from cash transfers to nuclear power plants and prisons. The London-headquartered company has now started to offer cryptocurrency protection, according to a recent report. Also Read: Majority of Crypto Assets Are Highly Centralized, Research Finds Secure Vault Storage The company, which has more than 560,000 employees throughout...

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Former CFTC Chair Advocates ‘Technology Neutral’ Cryptocurrency Regulations
Oct18

Former CFTC Chair Advocates ‘Technology Neutral’ Cryptocurrency Regulations

The former chairman of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Gary Gensler, recently expressed his views on the regulation of cryptocurrency markets. Gensler emphasized his belief in the need for robust consumer protections, and also argued that the majority of initial coin offerings essentially comprise initial public offerings (IPOs). Also Read: Two US States Issue Cease and Desist Orders Against Five...

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