Russian Trolls Are Still Playing Both Sides—Even With the Mueller Probe

The latest indictment against Russian trolls shows how they sowed division in the US on wedge issues, including the investigation into their...

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A Trove of Facebook Data Is a Spammer's Dream and Your Nightmare

A new report suggests that spammers, not nation states, may have been behind the Facebook hack. That could be even worse news.

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Bitcoin Cash Merchant Directory Marco Coino Surpasses 500 Listings
Oct20

Bitcoin Cash Merchant Directory Marco Coino Surpasses 500 Listings

Over the last year bitcoin cash adoption has been thriving and in certain regions, BCH merchants are spreading like wildfire. Thanks to a slew of cryptocurrency payment processors and people pressing for adoption there are thousands of BCH accepting merchants these days. One application called Marco Coino helps bitcoiners find BCH brick-and-mortar retailers on a global map and the platform now hosts over 500 known merchants. Also...

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Only 39 Percent Pass Malta’s Cryptocurrency Exam
Oct20

Only 39 Percent Pass Malta’s Cryptocurrency Exam

The pass rate for the exam developed by the Maltese government for financial services practitioners seeking to obtain cryptocurrency agent certification is reportedly only 39 percent. The exam is part of the requirements mandated by the country’s newly established Virtual Financial Assets Act. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Low Pass Rate Under Malta’s Virtual Financial Assets (VFA)...

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The Daily: Blockchain Surveillance vs Privacy Protocols
Oct20

The Daily: Blockchain Surveillance vs Privacy Protocols

The battle for privacy is ramping up. Every day, in the cryptocurrency space, we learn of increased blockchain surveillance, countered by the efforts of privacy protocol developers. We’ve got stories from both sides of the divide in this episode of The Daily, plus a “bitcoin mansion” that’s up for sale. Also read: Blockchain Surveillance Firm Partners With Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance Flagging Bitcoin...

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