Cops Take Over a Botnet to Clear Malware Off Nearly a Million PCs

Attacking Iran, a web host data breach, and more of the week’s top security...

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Why the Birth of Bitcoin Can Be Traced Back to 1971
Sep01

Why the Birth of Bitcoin Can Be Traced Back to 1971

The world economy is a complex system that has undergone many different phases in the past century. As strange as it may sound today, there have been times when banking crises were rare, pay was rising alongside productivity, and the U.S. dollar would buy a certain amount of pure gold. Despite its obvious successes in certain areas, the global monetary system that laid the foundations for this time of stable growth eventually failed,...

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More Than 70 Projects and Applications Built Around Bitcoin Cash
Sep01

More Than 70 Projects and Applications Built Around Bitcoin Cash

Over the last two years, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network’s protocol and third-party infrastructure have grown in robust fashion. There are now more than 70 projects and applications built on and around the BCH chain. The following is an in-depth guide on how to benefit from the growing number of BCH-based projects and tools available today. Also read: Send Token Payouts With Ease Using Bitcoin.com’s SLP Dividend Calculator...

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“Legal Options Are a Better Way to Beat Piracy Than Enforcement”
Sep01

“Legal Options Are a Better Way to Beat Piracy Than Enforcement”

Piracy is an intriguing phenomenon. On the one hand, it is seen as an existential threat by the entertainment industries. However, pirates are often heavy consumers of legal content as well. Over the past several years, a vast array of studies have tried to determine to what extent piracy hurts legitimate revenue streams and, equally importantly, how it can be stopped. There are no definitive answers but each study adds a small...

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DISH Sues ‘Pirate’ IPTV Suppliers One Box TV & Miracle Box
Sep01

DISH Sues ‘Pirate’ IPTV Suppliers One Box TV & Miracle Box

Unlicensed IPTV services are now billed as one of the biggest threats faced by producers of movies and television shows. There are numerous cases pending against alleged operators of ‘pirate’ services actioned under copyright law. However, in the United States, DISH Networks and NagraStar are increasingly using the Federal Communications Act to target companies and individuals who it claims are involved in the capture and...

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