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Bitcoin is far more than a currency for speculators

Bitcoin is being forced to grow up fast. The arrest last week on money laundering charges of Charlie Shrem, a leading Bitcoin champion, coincided …

Bitcoin

RSA Blogs

Elevate your organization’s cybersecurity and GRC maturity with best practices from a global leader in both disciplines.<p>Uniquely linking business …

Buying Your Drugs Online Is Good for You

The internet knows a lot more about harm reduction than anyone else.<p><i>Heroin listings on Silk Road</i><p>Silk Road 2.0, the successor to the deep web's most infamous marketplace, just passed a new milestone. After a dramatic holiday season, when three of its staff and several vendors were arrested on …

Silk Road

Measuring the black web

Is cybercrime as big as its foes fear?<p>BIG numbers and online crime go together. One well-worn assertion is that cybercrime revenues exceed those from …

Intellectual Property

Firewalls and firefights

“IF SOMEONE is shooting at you, the last thing you should focus on is the calibre of the bullet,” says George Kurtz, the boss of CrowdStrike, a young …

Cybersecurity

The World's Largest Bitcoin Fund Just Took A Preliminary Step To Creating A US Bitcoin Exchange

In other words, it will become a market-maker. Previously it had served as a vehicle for passively investing in bitcoins.<p>"SecondMarket is currently buying bitcoin," an announcement on SecondMarket's website says. "Any bitcoin holders interested in selling blocks of bitcoin can benefit from our deep …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Just Completely Crashed As Major Exchange Says Withdrawals Remain Halted

Bitcoin just completely fell out of bed. The chart above, via BitcoinWisdom, shows the move.<p>The news comes as major trading exchange Mt. Gox says in a new press release that bitcoin withdrawals remain halted. (On Friday, Mt. Gox issued a statement that amid the volume of withdrawals it was seeing, …

Bitcoin