Mysterious New Ransomware Targets Industrial Control Systems

EKANS appears to be the work of cybercriminals, rather than nation-state hackers—a worrying development, if...

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An Artist Used 99 Phones to Fake a Google Maps Traffic Jam

With his “Google Maps Hack,” artist Simon Weckert draws attention to the systems we take for granted—and how we let them shape us.

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The Controversial S2F Model Predicts Bitcoin Price Will Reach 100,000 USD Within 2 Years
Feb04

The Controversial S2F Model Predicts Bitcoin Price Will Reach 100,000 USD Within 2 Years

The current price of BTC is roughly in line with the popular stock-to-flow (S2F) system for technical analysis, and if the trend continues some speculate the price of the asset could reach $100,000 within the next two years. Though the S2F tool is still a controversial metric, and various groups have hampered the asset’s capacity previously, the market appears nonetheless to be viewing BTC as a potential reserve currency of the...

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How To Buy Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Using Paypal
Feb04

How To Buy Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Using Paypal

These days there are myriad ways people can purchase cryptocurrencies, and the payment platform Paypal is a popular choice. Multiple crypto brokerage services and exchanges allow people to buy digital currencies with the payment option. The following post is a simple guide and list of exchanges that support Paypal payments so you can get started buying crypto with the service. Also Read: How To Start Using Bitcoin: Buying, Storing,...

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5 Mining Operations Command More Than 50% of BTC’s Network Hashrate
Feb04

5 Mining Operations Command More Than 50% of BTC’s Network Hashrate

The cryptocurrency community has been discussing mining centralization after a report was published that disclosed five mining operations command more than 50% of the BTC hashrate. At the time of publication, between F2pool, Poolin, Btc.com, and Antpool, the pools are hashing more than 59% of the BTC network hashrate. Also read: Bitcoin Verde’s New Project Aims to Promote Bitcoin Cash Node Diversity Data-Driven Report Says BTC...

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