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Cryptocurrency

Japan’s Gumi Launches Global Blockchain Investment Fund

Leading mobile game publisher gumi Inc. has announced a new cryptocurrency fund with an initial investment of $30 million, with the goal of investing in early-stage crypto startups. The fund, called Gumi cryptos, offers its portfolio companies a strategic viewpoint into the Japanese market. To date, the fund has made four investments, investing in Basis, […]

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Cryptocurrency

Poland’s Cryptocurrency Exchange BitBay to Relocate to Malta

Poland’s largest cryptocurrency exchange has announced that it is shutting shop in its home country and is relocating to the sunnier climes of Malta. Established in 2014, Polish crypto exchange BitBay provides access to 29 digital currencies, has over 800,000 active users, processes 125 transactions per minute, and has more than 200 employees, making it […]

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Anti-malware

Jira bug exposed private server keys at major companies, researcher finds

A major TV network, a UK cell giant, and one US government agency are among the companies affected.   30th May, 2018 By Zack Whittaker   Several tech giants and major companies are exposing private server keys, thanks to a bug in widely used development software, which could allow a hacker to gain a foothold […]

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Cryptocurrency

Swissport Eyes Use Of Blockchain In Cargo Handling And Passenger Services Businesses

Swiss aviation services company Swissport is looking to use blockchain technology for its cargo handling and its passenger services businesses. The company has launched a pilot project with Olam, a Swiss non-profit foundation developing an open source platform for the supply chain. Olam utilizes distributed ledger technology to store shipment information and uses smart contracts […]

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Cryptocurrency

eToro Signs on French Tennis Professional Gael Monfils as Global Ambassador

eToro, the social trading network, has signed French professional tennis player Gael Monfils on as its global ambassador. Monfils is no stranger to success. At the age of 31, he has already won seven Associated of Tennis Professionals (ATP) singles titles, competed in several Grand Slam tournaments, and is due to play two more later […]

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Cryptocurrency

Scottish Hospital Opens Treatment Centre to Treat ‘Crypto Addicts’

A hospital in Scotland is believed to be the first to open a treatment centre for people addicted to trading cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. Castle Craig Hospital in Peeblesshire has taken the step of creating a residential treatment course for ‘crypto addicts.’ The aim is to help those deal with the underlying issues and learn […]

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Anti-malware

Quantifying cyber exposure: Attackers are racing ahead

Help Net Security May 29, 2018   Cybercriminals have a median seven-day window of opportunity during which they can exploit a vulnerability to attack their victims, potentially siphoning sensitive data, launching ransomware attacks and causing extensive financial damage before organizations even take the first step to determine their cyber exposure and whether they are at […]

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Cryptocurrency

Singapore Startup Raises US$8M In ICO For Blockchain Fraud Prevention Platform

Singapore-headquartered startup Uppsala Foundation has raised US$8 million in its initial coin offering (ICO) for the development of its fraud prevention blockchain, Sentinel Protocol. The public token sale reached its sales target under four minutes, the company said. Sentinel Protocol is a blockchain-based threat intelligence platform that aims to defend users against hacks, scams, and […]

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Anti-malware

2018 Fraud World Cup

Be prepared for the influx of scams etc.   By Maria Vergelis, Andrey Kostin on May 28, 2018   There are only two weeks to go before the start of the massive soccer event — FIFA World Cup. This championship has already attracted the attention of millions worldwide, including a fair few cybercriminals. Long before […]

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Cryptocurrency

ABCC, World’s First Zero-Trading-Fee Crypto Exchange, to Deliver a Frictionless Experience For Users

The world’s first zero-trading-fee cryptocurrency exchange is aiming to provide a platform for its users that’s open, frictionless, and participatory. Amid the rising interest with cryptocurrencies and the blockchain, delivering a service to a fast-growing cryptocurrency trading community may seem easier said than done. Yet, for Singapore-based ABCC (AlphaBit CryptoCurrency) exchange it is pitching itself […]