Carriers Swore They'd Stop Selling Location Data. Will They Ever?

Months after Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon promised to stop selling user location data, the practice...

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A Growing Frontier for Terrorist Groups: Unsuspecting Chat Apps

Opinion: As Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube crack down on extremist propaganda, ISIS recruiters are exploiting lesser-known messenger apps.

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Paul Manafort Is Bad at Basic Tech, From Passwords to PDFs

The former Trump campaign chair keeps getting in trouble thanks at least in part to subpar digital security.

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7 Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges Pass Government Security Inspection
Jan10

7 Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges Pass Government Security Inspection

The South Korean government has released the results of its security inspection of cryptocurrency exchanges. Only seven of them passed all 85 of the inspection points. Fourteen previously-inspected exchanges still have not improved and 17 new crypto exchanges did not meet security standards. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations Only Seven Exchanges Passed South...

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Nick Szabo: Central Banks May Turn to Cryptocurrency Reserves Over Gold
Jan10

Nick Szabo: Central Banks May Turn to Cryptocurrency Reserves Over Gold

At the Israel Bitcoin Summit at Tel Aviv University on Jan. 8, veteran cryptographer Nick Szabo explained that the use of censorship-resistant cryptocurrencies will rise in countries sanctioned from trade and economies suffering from failed monetary planning. Szabo also argued that the world’s central banks might turn to cryptocurrency reserves in the future in order to supplement national gold reserves. Also...

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