Hackers Made an App That Kills to Prove a Point

Medtronic and the FDA left an insulin pump with a potentially deadly vulnerability on the market—until researchers who found the flaw showed how bad it could...

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How to Create and Airdrop Your Own Token to Your Friends
Jul17

How to Create and Airdrop Your Own Token to Your Friends

Roughly a year ago, the Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) debuted on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network, giving anyone the ability to mint, store, receive, and send SLP tokens. Since then there’s been a ton of tokens created on the BCH network as the simplicity of the system outpaces tokens built on alternative chains like ERC20s and sending the tokens is far cheaper than most networks as well. The following walkthrough describes how to...

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Spain Thwarts Bitcoin ATM Scam, Prompting Regulatory Debate Worldwide
Jul17

Spain Thwarts Bitcoin ATM Scam, Prompting Regulatory Debate Worldwide

Bitcoin ATMs are not currently governed by EU money laundering regulations, and arrests coordinated by Spanish police and Europol in May are bringing new focus to this loophole. A group of eight Spanish and Latin American individuals have been arrested, along with several of their associates, for using crypto ATMs to fund drug traffickers in Columbia. While large cryptocurrency exchanges worldwide are subject to increasing oversight...

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PR: Bitcoin.com Wallet Joins Blockchain Consortium FIO
Jul17

PR: Bitcoin.com Wallet Joins Blockchain Consortium FIO

Popular BCH and BTC wallet joins Foundation for Interwallet Operability (FIO) to improve crypto usability across blockchains DENVER, CO — 16 July 2019: Bitcoin.com wallet, the official wallet of Bitcoin.com, has joined the Foundation for Interwallet Operability (FIO) in a move that will assist the wave of new users who are expected to join cryptocurrency markets as a result of June’s recent coin and token price increase....

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Organized Crime Unit Orders Pirate IPTV Sellers to Cease & Desist
Jul17

Organized Crime Unit Orders Pirate IPTV Sellers to Cease & Desist

Over the past couple of years, it has become abundantly clear that entertainment industry groups are taking the rise of ‘pirate’ TV boxes very seriously. Where previously the supply of unlicensed content into living rooms mainly took place via hacked satellite and cable boxes, the latest threat is content delivered directly via the Internet. Thousands of live channels are now readily available via cheap monthly...

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