Monthly Archives: June 2018

Researchers develop SafeSpec to overcome vulnerabilities like Spectre and Meltdown

16th June, 2018 By Mark Wycislik-Wilson     Computer scientists from the University of California, the College of William and Mary, and Binghamton University have published a paper detailing a new “design principle” that avoids speculative execution vulnerabilities.   Researchers … Continue reading

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Blockchain Infrastructure Provider AlphaPoint Raises US$15M Series A

AlphaPoint, a blockchain technology and infrastructure provider, has raised US$15 million in a Series A funding round from Galaxy Digital Ventures, the digital asset firm started by billionaire investor Mike Novogratz. The funding will be used to accelerate global growth, … Continue reading

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Gecko Governance Receives Regulatory Approval for ICO Compliance Solution

Gecko Governance, a regtech blockchain startup based in Ireland, has launched a new compliance solution called Gecko Crypto1 after receiving approval from the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority. The new solution aims to address the issues of accountability and … Continue reading

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Hacker Breaches Syscoin GitHub Account and Poisons Official Client

15th June, 2018 By Catalin Cimpanu     A hacker gained access to the GitHub account of the Syscoin cryptocurrency and replaced the official Windows client with a version containing malware.   The poisoned Syscoin Windows client contained Arkei Stealer, … Continue reading

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Cryptocurrency Trading Platform ItBit Gets Regulatory Approval to List Ethereum, Litecoin, Stellar Lumens and BCH

ItBit, a crypto token trading platform, has received approval from the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) to offer trading and custody services for Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Stellar Lumens (XLM) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). ItBit will start … Continue reading

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Introducing CoinDeal, A Fast, Safe And User Friendly Cryptocurrency Exchange

Cryptocurrency exchange CoinDeal was launched early in 2018 and within 3 months of opening their doors to traders, the company is already processing daily trading volumes of $3 million. CoinDeal was founded by Polish cryptocurrency and blockchain entrepreneurs Adam Bicz, … Continue reading

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Fusion Aims to Usher In a New Era of Cryptofinance

Singapore-based organization the Fusion Foundation is building a blockchain platform that allows crypto tokens to interact with one another and spur a new era in crypto finance, according to its creator Dejun Qian. Fusion seeks to provide the much-needed infrastructure … Continue reading

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Siemens Patches Vulnerabilities in SCALANCE, Other Devices

By Eduard Kovacs on June 14, 2018   Siemens this week published five new security advisories describing several vulnerabilities discovered in its switches, routers, building automation products, and medical devices.   One of the advisories covers a high severity flaw … Continue reading

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eToro Launches UK Share Purchasing with Zero Stamp Duty

Global investment platform and cryptocurrency exchange eToro has today announced that users can invest directly in shares on the platform where previously only CFDs were available. Users can now buy UK shares, hold shares, cryptocurrencies, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and thousands … Continue reading

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Status.im Joins the Ethereum Community Fund as a Founding Member

Ethereum-based mobile operating system, Status has announced that it has joined the Ethereum Community Fund (ECF) as a founding member. Status.im, which is considered a new kind of tool, for a new kind of Internet, gives users the ability to chat, … Continue reading

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