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Hackers Now Have Incredibly Sophisticated Ways to Breach Banks' Defenses

Global banks need to do more to protect themselves from cyberattacks after a "significant evolution" in the threat level in the last 18 months, …

Cybersecurity

ECB Council Member: Central Banks Considering Crypto Regulation

A European Central Bank (ECB) governing council member said yesterday that lawmakers and central banks are examining whether they should regulate …

Central Banks

ID card security: Spain is facing chaos over chip crypto flaws

With the security of its 60 million national ID smartcards in question, Spain faces some tough choices.<p>When security researchers discovered last …

Throughput & Latency of Blockchain/DLT platforms

<b>Throughput</b>: the number of successful transactions per second. A workload can be <b>Latency</b>: the response time per transaction i.e. time for one …

Blockchain

Ethereum Casper Could See Light Much Sooner Than Expected

A highly anticipated update to the Ethereum network could be happening before schedule according to developers. The Casper update may be rolled out …

Bitcoin Futures May Be Coming, But a Bitcoin ETF Is No Lock

CME Group's decision to create a bitcoin-futures contract could pave the way for a bitcoin-based exchange-traded fund, but it is no sure thing.<p>On Tuesday, the operator of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and other futures markets announced plans to launch a contract based on bitcoin by the end of …

Future of Digital Currency May Not Involve Blockchains

Although it may be hard to imagine, cryptocurrencies are far older than Blockchain technology. Most of us look at Bitcoin as the first …

Blockchain

Alex Tapscott's Crypto VC Firm Going Public With $100M CAD Falsely Touted 4 Blockchain Stars As Advisors

NextBlock Global, a venture capital company investing in digital assets that is going public in Canada and raising $100 million CAD ($77 million USD), falsely named four blockchain stars as advisors in an investor document.<p>The company’s chief executive officer, Alex Tapscott, is known for …

Blockchain

Fintech startup MarketInvoice is getting into small business lending and taking on big banks

One of the UK's most well-known startups is taking on the big banks with a move into lending for small business, a market worth £35bn a …

Small Business

10 Free or Low-Cost Security Tools

5/9/2017<br>12:59 PM<p>At a time when many organizations struggle with security funding, open-source tools can help cut costs for certain businesses.<p>5 of …

Bitcoin is skyrocketing because 2 of the biggest exchange groups in the world are launching bitcoin futures — here's what that means

A trader signals an offer in the Eurodollar pit at the CME Group prior to the Federal Reserve's announcement that interest rates would remain unchanged November 2, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson/Getty Images<p>Just when you thought you finally got your head around bitcoin, along comes a new …

Cryptocurrency

One of the Most High-Profile Initial Coin Offerings Has Crashed 50%

Bancor, one of the most successful initial coin offerings in the short history of digital tokens, is proving to be a dud for investors.<p>After raising …

Cryptocurrency

SEC: Celebrity ICO Endorsements Could Be Illegal

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a warning to investors about celebrity-endorsed initial coin offerings (ICOs).<p>The SEC - …

Cryptocurrency

Blockchains Considered Harmful: Is Brute-Force Processing Replacing Good Design?

Emerging cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin and Ethereum have reached market capitalizations in the billions of U.S. dollars and transactions volumes …

Blockchain

Hackers abusing digital certs smuggle malware past security scanners

No longer just a spy gameMalware writers are widely abusing stolen digital code-signing certificates, according to new research.

Information Security

Bad News for Mayweather: The SEC Is Cracking Down on Celebrity ICOs

The Securities and Exchange Commission shot a thinly-veiled warning on Wednesday at celebrities like Floyd Mayweather and Paris Hilton who have been …

Cryptocurrency

"Security is never a priority until you've been hacked"

Arcadia Laboratories is one of a growing number of cybersecurity companies worldwide that are working to thwart cyberattacks, such as the ones that have hit massive organizations in recent years<p>Pierre Roberge is in the worry business.<p>Specifically, the chief executive officer of Montreal-based …

Cybersecurity

Understanding Segwit2x: Why Bitcoin's Next Fork Might Not Mean Free Money

Bitcoin is gearing up for what could be the biggest (and least understood) change to its software to date.<p>Often called simply a "digital currency," …

Bitcoin

One Bitcoin Transaction Now Uses as Much Energy as Your House in a Week

Bitcoin’s surge in price has sent its electricity consumption soaring.<p>Bitcoin's incredible price run to break over $7,000 this year has sent its overall electricity consumption soaring, as people worldwide bring more energy-hungry computers online to mine the digital currency.<p>An index from …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a huge scam, ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ says

Jordan Belfort, ‘Way of the Wolf’ author and the original “Wolf of Wall Street”, is speaking out on Bitcoin, warning investors of the speculation surrounding the cryptocurrency.<p>According to Belfort it isn’t Bitcoin itself that is the issue, but the fever pitch surrounding the cryptocurrency’s …

Verisign Explores Blockchain for Domain Security System

One of the oldest internet security firms is exploring applications for blockchain in the field of domain name services.<p>According to a patent …

Blockchain

P2P mortgage lending could be a game changer for Millennials | Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy

Aly J. Yale<p>The Mortgage Reports Contributor<p>Social borrowing on the horizon<p>Not finding a mortgage lender you like? Try borrowing from a friend – or …

Peer-to-peer lending promised 6%, but I’ve been left red-faced and in the red

James Patterson hoped his £1,000 investment in Funding Circle would reap returns 10 times more than his bank offered. But 18 months on, he’s losing money<p>When James Patterson invested £1,000 in the peer-to-peer (P2P) lender Funding Circle back in 2015, his hope was that his money would grow a bit …

Finance

Peer To Peer Lending Review - Dangers Revealed

Peer To Peer Lending Review – Dangers Revealed<p>There’s More To P2P Lending Than Is Commonly Understood…<p>Key Ideas<p>Uncover the hidden dangers behind P2P …

Wolf of Wall Street Jordan Belfort Thinks ICOs are Scams

<b>There are many different opinions on the topic of cryptocurrency ICOs. A lot of countries are regulating this industry as we speak. Jordan Belfort,</b> …

Scaling Ethereum Today.

Smart Contracts. A word that dates as early as 1994 when famously introduced by Nick Szabo.<p>We have come a long way since then. With Ethereum came the …

Blockchain

Blockchain en 30 minutos

(English version here)<p>Blockchain, criptomonedas, bitcoin, ethereum, etc. Todas estas palabras están en boca de todos y cada vez hay más interés en …

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Blockchain Scalability: When, Where, How?

Blockchain Scalability, a very real problem!<p>Cryptocurrencies are becoming more and more mainstream. In fact, let’s check out how popular bitcoin and …