NATO Group Catfished Soldiers to Prove a Point About Privacy

With $60 and a few fake Facebook accounts, researchers were able to identify service members in a military exercise, track their movement, and even persuade them to disobey...

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The Imperfect Truth About Finding Facts in a World of Fakes

It used to make sense to believe something until it was debunked; now, it makes sense to assume certain claims are fake—unless they are verified.

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Indian Government Inaugurates National Crypto Forensic Lab
Feb19

Indian Government Inaugurates National Crypto Forensic Lab

The government of India has inaugurated a national cyber forensics lab which includes a cryptocurrency forensic lab to perform crypto-related analyses. Alongside this is the inauguration of the Delhi Police’s cybercrime unit which will deal with fraud involving cryptocurrencies. It is the first cybercrime awareness and detection center in the country, according to a commissioner. Also read: Indian Blockchain Summit...

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Another ‘Satoshi’ Steps Out of the Woodwork, Calls Craig Wright a Liar
Feb19

Another ‘Satoshi’ Steps Out of the Woodwork, Calls Craig Wright a Liar

On Feb. 8, the chief executive of Nchain, Craig Wright, wrote a blog post that purportedly described his experience of creating Bitcoin. Wright’s essay states “I was Satoshi” but throughout the story, he refuses to reveal his keys. It’s not the first time Wright has claimed to be Satoshi, but in the comment section of his blog post, another character calls him a “liar” and claims that he is in fact...

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Indian Police Arrest ‘Cashcoin’ Gang Accused of Scamming Millions From Investors
Feb19

Indian Police Arrest ‘Cashcoin’ Gang Accused of Scamming Millions From Investors

Police in Mumbai have busted a gang allegedly involved in a cryptocurrency scam that amassed an estimated 1 billion rupees (nearly $14 million). The gang targeted people by launching a cryptocurrency called Cashcoin and sold it to investors, promising to double their money.  Also Read: Indian Blockchain Summit Draws Policy Makers to Speed up Crypto Regulation  An Intention to Cheat Four people have been arrested in...

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