This $350 "Anti-5G" Device Is Apparently Just a USB Stick

Plus: A LiveJournal hack, Qatar’s contact-tracing privacy failure, and more of the week’s top security...

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American Panic Led to the Creation and Expansion of the Corrupt Federal Reserve System
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American Panic Led to the Creation and Expansion of the Corrupt Federal Reserve System

The Federal Reserve System was created after the “Panic of 1907” and ever since its inception in 1913, the Fed is one of the most powerful modern central banks in the world. Moreover, the Fed has always been either celebrated or criticized for stepping in whenever the U.S. is stricken with some kind of fear. During the coronavirus outbreak, the central bank has unleashed a massive number of monetary easing tactics, which...

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China Passes Law Protecting Cryptocurrency Inheritance
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China Passes Law Protecting Cryptocurrency Inheritance

China has passed the country’s long-awaited civil code which expands the scope of inheritance rights to include cryptocurrency, such as bitcoin. Inherited cryptocurrencies will be protected under the new law. Meanwhile, several Chinese courts have recently ruled that bitcoin and ethereum are properties protected by law. Inherited Cryptocurrencies Protected by Law The third session of the 13th National People’s Congress...

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ViaBTC Group Announces Strategic Upgrade to Advance Innovation and Improve Customer Experience
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ViaBTC Group Announces Strategic Upgrade to Advance Innovation and Improve Customer Experience

Hong Kong, 30 May, 2020 – ViaBTC Group, an innovative technology company specialized in blockchain and dedicated to providing users with comprehensive digital asset management services, today announced a strategic upgrade, which included a new organizational structure, product innovations and service improvements. As part of the change, the Group has established three dedicated business units (BU): the financial services BU,...

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Netflix Impostor Bombards Google With Fake DMCA Takedown Notices
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Netflix Impostor Bombards Google With Fake DMCA Takedown Notices

Earlier this month we reported on an interesting trend. Suddenly, the number of DMCA takedown notices sent by Netflix to Google shot through the roof. As a possible explanation, we suggested an increase in enforcement following the surge of piracy during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there were also some signs that hinted towards possible abuse by a third party. After our publication, the number of ‘Netflix’ DMCA notices...

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