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German Court Says GDPR Outweighs ICANN Need For Domain Data

A German court has made short work of ICANN’s bid to force domain registrar EPAG to gather names, email addresses and other data on registrants, …

German court throws out ICANN's lawsuit against EPAG, a Tucows-owned registrar that stopped collecting WHOIS data because of GDPR

World Cup Fans Warned to Avoid Russian Wi-Fi

Fans are being cautioned to carry pay-as-they-go devices and tap into the internet using secured mobile data.

It's official: Russia is targeting critical American infrastructure with 'malicious cyberattacks'

Russian cyber operatives are attacking critical American infrastructure such as energy grids, nuclear facilities, aviation systems, and water processing plants, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The report details numerous attempts, …

How Bitcoin Ends

Is the cryptocurrency just going to end up reenforcing the financial system it was supposed to disrupt?<p>Bitcoin was a clever idea. Idealistic, even. But it isn’t working out quite as its developers imagined. In fact, once all the coin has been mined, bitcoin will simply reinforce the very banking …

Bill Gates: cryptocurrencies have 'caused deaths in a fairly direct way'

Bill Gates, the philanthropist and former chief executive of Microsoft, is concerned by the crytocurrency craze, saying that the anonymity offered by the new technology has “caused deaths in a fairly direct way”.<p>Speaking during a Reddit AMA, Gates argued that “the government’s ability to find money …

Bill Gates

Israel hosts 1st int’l cybersecurity conference for cities

Participants will meet with leading cyber security experts for a global brainstorming session on the challenges and threats of smart cities.

NIST Releases Blockchain Report for Business Beginners

The National Institute of Standards and Technology – a non-regulatory agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce – has released an overview of …

Bitcoin price plummets as South Korea's plan to ban cryptocurrency trading sends market into turmoil

The South Korean government on Thursday said it plans to ban cryptocurrency trading, sending bitcoin prices plummeting and throwing the virtual coin market into turmoil as the nation's police and tax authorities raided local exchanges on alleged tax evasion.<p>The clampdown in South Korea, a crucial …

Bitcoin Has a Dirty, Dirty Secret

Bitcoin has a dirty secret.<p>The cryptocurrency has wowed markets this year with breakneck gains as investors flocked to an asset that exists only in …

Almost one billion video stream users exposed to secret cryptocurrency mining

Popular video streaming and ripping services are secretly mining crypto through visitor PC power.<p>A number of popular video streaming and ripping …

Redefine your business future with tech

The future of work beyond 2020 will be very different how we lived and worked in 2010.<p>In just over three years, clocks and calendars will mark the …

Microsoft Dynamics 365 sandbox leaked TLS certificate's private parts

Hey Redmond, is this your secret key?Another day, another credential found wandering without a leash: Microsoft accidentally left a Dynamics 365 TLS …

Information Security

Could Bitcoin’s 'Whales' Manipulate the Market?

Bitcoin has captured the public imagination this year — or at least, as its price skyrocketed, tapped into public greed. But bitcoin was built by a …

The FCC literally doesn't know how the internet works

The Electronic Frontier Foundation's Erica Portnoy and Jeremy Gillula analyze a FCC's recent Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that served as precursor …

Bitcoin exchange warns customers of system collapse if prices crash

A leading bitcoin exchange has warned that customers may be unable to get their money out quickly in the event of a crash in the cryptocurrency's …

Charging piles for electric cars mushrooming in China

A row of charging poles for electric vehicles are seen at an electric vehicle charging station outside an apartment in Beijing, China, September 11, …

Bitcoin Prices Are Headed to $0.00: Peter Schiff

Investors are drunk on the Kool-Aid that is bitcoin, according to veteran market forecaster Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital.<p>"No matter how …

Ursnif Trojan Adopts New Code Injection Technique

Researchers have found a variant of Ursnif Trojan they said is a “v3 build” that targets Australian bank customers with new redirection attack …

Jeff Bezos’ brief stint as world’s richest human ends with Amazon’s second-quarter whiff

Amazon reported its earnings today, wherein a whiff in earnings sent the stock down around 3 percent and brought CEO Jeff Bezos back to reality as the, once again, second-richest human in the known solar system.<p>In all seriousness though, this is a big quarter for Amazon as it looks to close out its …

Jeff Bezos

Major 'zero-day' ransomware attack strikes UCL university campus

Services across one of the UK's top universities taken offline or restricted as staff look to contain the malware outbreak - and it isn't the only …

Bitcoin Fans Say Cryptocurrency Tokens Are the Future of Tech Funding

Ever since Bitcoin first appeared on the scene several years ago, fans of the cryptocurrency have been searching for a way to apply the idea that …

AI Weekly: AlphaGo’s triumph and what it means for machine learning

This week, Google’s AlphaGo defeated a top-ranked Chinese Go player, Ke Jie, in the first match of a three-game series underway in China. The victory by AlphaGo — created by DeepMind, which Google bought 3 years ago — follows its headline-grabbing triumph over South Korean Go star Lee Sedol last …

Google Reveals Automatic Machine Learning: A.I. Can Create Itself

This month Google revealed a major new approach to A.I. development that seems to call out to the most sensational and apocalyptic predictions in all …

How artificial intelligence and deep learning secretly control what you see on Facebook

Facebook's News Feed commands the attention of more than a billion people. It controls what news we read, whose updates we get and what events we …

Google A.I. Clinches Series Against Humanity's Last, Best Hope To Win At Go

Sure, it's not the singularity (yet) — but it is a rather singular achievement.<p>AlphaGo, an artificial intelligence program developed by Google's DeepMind lab, did not even need a third game to display its dominance over the world's best (human) Go player. On Thursday the A.I. defeated Ke Jie in …

Artificial Intelligence

How AR and computer vision will impact our lives for the better

Technology moves at breakneck speed, and we now have more power in our pockets than we had in our homes in the 1990s. Augmented reality (AR) has been a fascinating concept of science fiction for decades, but many researchers think we’re finally getting close to making AR a reality thanks to …