A New Privacy Bill, Safer White Hat Hacking, and More Security News This Week

A CIA debacle, a new side channel attack, and more security news this...

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Turkish Police Detain 11 Suspects in Bitcoin Theft Case
Nov04

Turkish Police Detain 11 Suspects in Bitcoin Theft Case

The cybercrime unit of the Turkish police has detained 11 people suspected of hacking into emails, user accounts and cryptocurrency wallets. The operation was launched after law enforcement received a number of complaints from victims who lost digital cash.   Also read: Church Mining Cryptocurrency to Pay Higher Electricity Rates               Hackers Steal...

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Pan-African Organization Launches Framework to Encourage Cryptocurrency Trade
Nov04

Pan-African Organization Launches Framework to Encourage Cryptocurrency Trade

On Nov. 2, the African Digital Asset Framework (ADAF) launched with a mandate to promote cryptocurrency commerce within the continent. Co-founder Felix Macharia said ADAF is an open-source software platform to create cross-border standards for cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. It will also complement the African Union’s Single African Digital Market initiative, which leverages technology to stimulate digitized economic...

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Exchanges Roundup: Devere Launches Crypto Fund, Binance Uganda Claims 40,000 Users
Nov04

Exchanges Roundup: Devere Launches Crypto Fund, Binance Uganda Claims 40,000 Users

Devere Group has announced the launch of a digital asset fund and Binance Uganda claims to have onboarded 40,000 users during its first week of operating. In other news, Grayscale’s quarterly report has estimated that 70 percent of the investments it received during Q3 came from institutions. Also Read: Regulations Roundup: Ebang IPO Challenged by Probe, Plattsburgh Passes Mining Guidelines Devere Launches Digital Asset...

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ICO Roundup: SEC Annual Report, Israeli Offerings Raise $600 Million, Rapper Sued
Nov04

ICO Roundup: SEC Annual Report, Israeli Offerings Raise $600 Million, Rapper Sued

The annual report of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement has detailed the actions taken against initial coin offerings during the preceding financial year. Also, a report published by One Alpha estimates that Israeli ICOs have raised more than $600 million during 2018, and 25 investors have filed a lawsuit accusing rapper T.I. and his business partner for allegedly operating a “pump and dump” through their Flik ICO....

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