Manafort and Cohen Sentencing Documents Put Donald Trump in Spotlight

The Mueller investigation has a long way to go, but the worst case scenario seems increasingly...

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Australia's Encryption-Busting Law Could Impact Global Privacy

Australia has passed a law that would require companies to weaken their encryption, a move that could reverberate globally.

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Data Breaches: The Complete WIRED Guide

Everything you ever wanted to know about Equifax, Mariott, and the problem with social security numbers.

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Bipartisan Bitcoin Bills to Step up Consumer Protection in the U.S.
Dec08

Bipartisan Bitcoin Bills to Step up Consumer Protection in the U.S.

Two United States congressmen have introduced two pieces of legislation to help prevent alleged cryptocurrency price manipulation while aiming to position the U.S. at the forefront of innovation within the digital asset industry. Also read: Chilean Court Rules in Favor of Closing Bank Accounts of Crypto Exchange Orionx Protection From Price Manipulation The Virtual Currency Consumer Protection Act of 2018 and the U.S....

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Brazilian Bitcoin Exchange Sends User $35M in Bug-Induced Error
Dec08

Brazilian Bitcoin Exchange Sends User $35M in Bug-Induced Error

Accidental millionaire Kaique Nunes has a bug to thank after his withdrawal request of 500 reals ($128) erroneously returned a cool 137 million reals ($35.13 million) from Brazilian bitcoin exchange Bitcambio. Nunes was not too eager to part with his overnight millions when Bitcambio started contacting to effect a reversal of the transaction, suspecting an elaborate scam. Also read: Coinbase Opens Door to More Than 30 New...

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