The Value and Ethics of Using Phone Data to Monitor Covid-19

Google and Facebook are discussing plans with the White House to share collective data on people’s movements during the coronavirus...

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How Microsoft Dismantled the Infamous Necurs Botnet

A years-long investigation and global cooperation disrupted one of the biggest botnets ever.

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Darknet Vendors Work Overtime as Police Halt Drug Arrests
Mar19

Darknet Vendors Work Overtime as Police Halt Drug Arrests

The coronavirus is having a strange effect on the war on drugs. Narcotics activities that were deemed serious crimes only a week ago have been dropped by U.S. law enforcement, who have greater concerns now that cities are under effective lockdown. Meanwhile, darknet vendors are doing their best to match increased demand for mail order drugs, with one seller raising their maximum order size to accommodate bulk buyers. Also read:...

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Billion-Dollar Bitcoin Lawsuit Continues – Craig Wright Ordered to Pay Legal Fees
Mar19

Billion-Dollar Bitcoin Lawsuit Continues – Craig Wright Ordered to Pay Legal Fees

While the cryptocurrency community deals with floundering market prices, the billion-dollar Kleiman v. Wright Lawsuit continues in Florida. On March 17, a court filing shows that the self-professed Bitcoin inventor Craig Wright has been ordered by the judge to pay $165,500 in attorney fees. U.S. magistrate Bruce Reinhart granted in part some of the legal fees the plaintiffs were asking for but denied the plaintiffs’ motion for...

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US Cash Crisis: Withdrawal Limits Spark Bank Run Fear
Mar19

US Cash Crisis: Withdrawal Limits Spark Bank Run Fear

The entire world has been focused on the economy as the coronavirus outbreak has devastated global markets. While stocks, commodities, and barrels of oil plunge in value, there’s been considerable demand for cold hard cash in certain countries. According to reports, Wall Street’s elite has been trying to withdraw $30-50K per person as they flee the Hamptons. Moreover, various individuals across the U.S. are claiming...

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