A Facebook Bug Exposed Anonymous Admins of Pages

A bad code update allowed anyone to easily reveal which accounts posted to Facebook Pages—including celebrities and politicians—for several...

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Facebook Says Encrypting Messenger by Default Will Take Years

Mark Zuckerberg promised default end-to-end encryption throughout Facebook’s platforms. Nearly a year later, Messenger’s not even close.

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Hacker Group Lazarus Uses Fake Exchanges, Telegram Groups in Latest Malware Attacks
Jan11

Hacker Group Lazarus Uses Fake Exchanges, Telegram Groups in Latest Malware Attacks

A new report shows that North Korea-linked Lazarus Group has adapted and evolved new techniques since initial attacks, and are using phony trading platforms linking to Telegram channels which distribute malware, as well as making their malware more stealthy by “adding an authentication mechanism in the macOS,” amongst other tactics. Since the group’s infamous previous campaign, ‘Operation Applejeus,’...

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Bithumb Pledges $8M to South Korea’s ‘Regulation-Free’ Blockchain Zone
Jan11

Bithumb Pledges $8M to South Korea’s ‘Regulation-Free’ Blockchain Zone

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has pledged to invest roughly $8 million into the Busan blockchain zone. The region was recently declared “regulation-free” by the national government and modeled after the Switzerland town of Zug. Bithumb’s subsidiary GCX Alliance will discuss the preliminary plans with the Financial Services Commission (FSC) this month. Also read: Mining Giant Canaan Faces Stiff...

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Mining Giant Canaan Faces Stiff Competition After IPO Shares Slump
Jan11

Mining Giant Canaan Faces Stiff Competition After IPO Shares Slump

On November 21, the Chinese mining rig manufacturer Canaan Inc. launched its initial public offering (IPO) sale of $90 million worth of U.S. shares. Canaan shares initially sold for $8.99, but plummeted over 48% on December 16 to $4.65 per share. Since then, Canaan has launched a series of five new mining rig batches that process between 48 terahash per second (TH/s) to 68TH/s for January and February delivery periods. Canaan stock...

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