Alleged 'Snake Oil' Crypto Firm Sues Over Boos at Black Hat

The paper being presented suggested that the two researchers had a method to quickly find large semiprime numbers and essentially break RSA-2048 and any other semiprime-based...

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Cryptocurrency Mining Employees Expose Nuclear Plant to Internet

Xbox eavesdropping, email scammers, and more of the week’s top security news.

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Bitcoin History Part 16: The First Mt. Gox Hack
Aug25

Bitcoin History Part 16: The First Mt. Gox Hack

No one remembers the first Mt. Gox hack. It was a small sum, even by 2011’s standards, and the exchange reimbursed all users. The incident was to prove significant, however, for it set in motion a string of attacks on other bitcoin platforms that began the very next day. By the time the dust had settled six weeks later, four separate thefts had occurred, culminating in the loss of more than 178,000 bitcoins. Also read: Bitcoin...

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Send Token Payouts With Ease Using Bitcoin.com’s SLP Dividend Calculator
Aug25

Send Token Payouts With Ease Using Bitcoin.com’s SLP Dividend Calculator

On August 23, Bitcoin.com released a new application called the SLP Dividend Calculator. The new platform allows users to build a transaction to make dividend payments to any Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) token holder. Also read: How to Create Non-Fungible Assets and Collectible Tokens With Bitcoin Cash Testing the New SLP Dividend Calculator From Bitcoin.com Over the last year, SLP tokens have been extremely popular among BCH...

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Initiative to Curtail Negative Interest Rates Gains Traction in Germany
Aug25

Initiative to Curtail Negative Interest Rates Gains Traction in Germany

Negative interest rates, a common occurrence in Europe these days, are unpleasant for both banks and clients. And financial institutions have been increasingly transferring the bulk of the burden on to their customers. Some political factions in Germany, however, aren’t happy with the trend and are pushing for adequate protection for the ordinary small saver, who is often their voter too. Also read: Major Swedish Bank Orders...

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