Security News This Week: A Teen Waltzed Into Mar-a-Lago

Google’s ad-blocking backlash, a privacy lawsuit against Apple, and more of the week’s top security...

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The Shenanigans Behind a Stealthy Apple Keychain Attack

An 18-year-old security researcher made headlines earlier this year with KeySteal, a macOS hack. Now he’s showing the world how it worked.

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Indian Cryptocurrency Regulation Is Ready, Official Confirms
Jun02

Indian Cryptocurrency Regulation Is Ready, Official Confirms

Ahead of the G20 summit, India’s new finance secretary has confirmed that the report detailing the country’s crypto regulation is now ready. It will soon be submitted to the finance minister for approval. Since Arun Jaitley opted out of cabinet responsibilities, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed a new finance minister. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case at Government’s Request...

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Mixing Service Bitcoin Blender Quits After Bestmixer Takedown
Jun02

Mixing Service Bitcoin Blender Quits After Bestmixer Takedown

On May 27, cryptocurrency supporters learned that the anonymous BTC mixer Bitcoin Blender would be shutting down. The news follows the recent closure of Bestmixer.io after it was seized by global law enforcement. Also read: Plea Bargain Means Silk Road 2 Admin Will Likely See No Prison Time Bitcoin Blender Bows Out Another popular bitcoin mixing platform is closing its doors, but unlike Bestmixer.io, Bitcoin Blender is doing so...

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Plea Bargain Means Silk Road 2 Admin Will Likely See No Prison Time
Jun02

Plea Bargain Means Silk Road 2 Admin Will Likely See No Prison Time

Following the sentencing of Thomas White, the founder of the Silk Road 2 (SR2) marketplace during the first week of April, another SR2 administrator may evade prosecution. According to reports, SR2 admin Blake Benthall cooperated with global law enforcement and may only face fines for avoiding taxes. The news of the two SR2 admins’ sentences further aggrieved Ross Ulbricht’s family who believe there’s a disparity...

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