Google Play Store’s Malware Problem, and More Security News This Week

Plus, Russia cracks down on VPNs, Microsoft cracks down on Iranian hackers, and more of the week’s top security...

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Indian Supreme Court Takes Too Long on Crypto Case – Another Exchange Shuts Down
Mar31

Indian Supreme Court Takes Too Long on Crypto Case – Another Exchange Shuts Down

The inaction of India’s supreme court to end the prolonged banking restriction has forced another cryptocurrency exchange to shut down. The exchange has given its users 30 days to withdraw funds at increased fees, prompting several other exchanges to offer to refund these fees for customers switching to them. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Set to Hear Crypto Case on March 29 Coindelta Shuts Down Indian crypto exchange Coindelta...

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The Darknet’s Largest Marketplace Is Closing – But a Replacement Is on Its Way
Mar31

The Darknet’s Largest Marketplace Is Closing – But a Replacement Is on Its Way

After more than five years of business, Dream is preparing to close its doors. The darknet marketplace (DNM) will shut up shop within a month, before relaunching under a new name and onion domain. The move has caused jitters within the darknet community, with buyers seeking reassurances that the site hasn’t been compromised by law enforcement. Also read: 6 Popular Darknet Marketplaces That Accept Cryptocurrency Dream Moves House...

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Supercharge Your BCH Workflow With Bitcoin.com’s SLP and Badger SDKs
Mar31

Supercharge Your BCH Workflow With Bitcoin.com’s SLP and Badger SDKs

Last summer, Bitcoin.com launched a developer suite so Bitcoin Cash (BCH) programmers could have access to a slew of resources, tools, and software development kits (SDK). At the time, the web portal contained three key tools for blockchain programmers: the Bitbox SDK, REST, and the GUI platform. Now, Developer.Bitcoin.com hosts two more SDKs so developers can build applications with Badger Wallet and the Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP)....

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Manufacturing Giants Bitmain and Canaan Announce Second-Generation Miners
Mar31

Manufacturing Giants Bitmain and Canaan Announce Second-Generation Miners

On March 29, the two largest mining rig manufacturers, Canaan Creative and Bitmain Technologies, announced the sale of their next generation devices that process the SHA-256 algorithm. Both firms are gearing up to sell the new products this spring as a slew of mining operations have been prepping up new facilities in order to take advantage of the wet season in China. Also read: Mempool ‘Spam’ and Rising Fees: The...

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