The Pentagon Hasn't Fixed Basic Cybersecurity Blind Spots

Five years ago, the Department of Defense set dozens of security hygiene goals. A new report finds that it has abandoned or lost track of most of...

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G20 Considers 10 Rules for Regulation of Stablecoins Like Facebook Libra
Apr15

G20 Considers 10 Rules for Regulation of Stablecoins Like Facebook Libra

The G20 is setting rules to regulate stablecoins such as Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency. Responding to a call by the G20, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) has provided 10 “high-level” recommendations that establish a regulatory framework for stablecoins. Also read: IMF Declares Global Recession, 80 Countries Request Help, Trillions of Dollars Needed G20 Sets International Rules for Stablecoins The G20 finance...

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‘Governments Will be Unable to Shut It Down’ – John McAfee to Launch Privacy Centric Crypto
Apr15

‘Governments Will be Unable to Shut It Down’ – John McAfee to Launch Privacy Centric Crypto

The U.S. Presidential candidate who remains on the run from the IRS, John McAfee, announced he’s launching a new privacy coin called Ghost. McAfee says the Ghost cryptocurrency will be a proof-of-stake (PoS) coin and it will be available on his decentralized exchange (dex). The former anti-virus software tycoon also stressed to the public on Twitter that by combining Ghost with his dex, governments won’t be able to shut...

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Market Outlook: Bitcoin’s Inverse Head and Shoulders, Covid-19 Fears Decline, CME Futures Gaps
Apr15

Market Outlook: Bitcoin’s Inverse Head and Shoulders, Covid-19 Fears Decline, CME Futures Gaps

Digital currency markets have had a few lackluster days, as the entire crypto market valuation has dropped below the $200 billion mark on Monday. The following day on April 14, a number of cryptocurrencies have seen some slight gains between 2-9%. Meanwhile, global markets are reacting positively as many are starting to feel like the covid-19 pandemic is dwindling down in numbers. Also read: Crypto Exchanges See Bitcoin Reserves Drop...

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Charter Can’t Sue Over False DMCA Notices, Record Labels Argue
Apr15

Charter Can’t Sue Over False DMCA Notices, Record Labels Argue

Legal battles between copyright holders and Internet providers are not new. In most countries these disputes revolve around site blocking but, in the US, a different trend has emerged. Over the past years, several major ISPs have been sued for failing to terminate accounts of alleged repeat infringers. These lawsuits are serious business. Late last year, for example, Cox was found guilty by a jury that awarded a billion dollars in...

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