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Report Finds Crypto Mining Incidents Have Risen 1000% in 2018

Cybersecurity company Trend Micro has revealed that between January and July 2018, its researchers detected unauthorized crypto mining attacks – also known as ‘cryptojacking’ – at a rate nearly 1000 percent higher than in the second half of 2017. The information was revealed in the company’s H1 2018 report titled “Unseen Threats, Imminent Losses.” From […]

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Cryptocurrency

Blockchain For Enterprise Enabler Unibright Announces Beta Release

A little more than three months after reaching its soft cap, the blockchain for enterprise enabler Unibright has made progress by signing strategic partnerships with tech giants including Microsoft and Lufthansa. Earlier this month, the company officially announced their first exchange listing with QRYPTOS chosen to list their token. Now the German-registered company has stated […]

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Cryptocurrency

Elastos Unveils Merged Mining Partnership With Bitmain

Elastos, a blockchain-powered Internet infrastructure, has announced a merged mining partnership with Bitmain Technologies, a cryptocurrency mining specialist and hardware producer. Merged mining allows Bitcoin (BTC) and the ELA coin, Elastos’ token, to be mined simultaneously and more efficiently. BTC will serve as the parent chain while ELA will work as the auxiliary chain. The […]

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Cryptocurrency

MyCrypto Raises $4 Million Led By PolyChain Capital to Build a More Intuitive Interface for Cryptocurrency Users

MyCrypto has announced it has raised $4 million in a Series A funding round led by crypto hedge fund Polychain Capital. The funds are expected to go toward building an intuitive interface for cryptocurrency users. Since the beginning of 2018 the value of the crypto market has struggled to gain traction. Yet, despite this interest […]

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Anti-malware

Mozilla Firefox Will Soon Block All Trackers by Default

30th August, 2018 By Lawrence Abrams     Mozilla has announced that upcoming versions of Firefox will block all cross-site tracking, slow tracking scripts, and malicious miner and fingerprinting scripts by default. These new features will be rolled out over the coming months as part of three new initiatives.   The goals of these three […]

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Cryptocurrency

This Tech Company is Aiming to Reshape the Travel Hospitality Sector with the Blockchain

When it comes to booking a flight to an exotic location or paying for a week’s stay at a hotel, the use of the internet is becoming a favourable option. This is partly due to the convenience of booking for flights and hotels, in addition to the trust factor and the ability to compare various […]

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Cryptocurrency

Israeli Blockchain Startup Orbs Opens South Korea Office; Partners with Kakao Subsidiary Ground X

Blockchain startup Orbs is expanding into South Korea with the opening of its Seoul headquarters, the company’s first office outside of Israel, and a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) freshly signed with Kakao’s blockchain subsidiary Ground X for research, development and business cooperation. Orbs is building a hybrid blockchain with built-in interoperability features that complements and […]

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Cryptocurrency

Temasek Was Never in Contact With Bitmain, Is Not Invested

Multiple media sites have reported on suspected problems between Bitmain and the supposed lead investor in their IPO. The story goes that Temasek, an investment firm funded by the Singapore government, is threatening to pull their pre-IPO investment in Bitmain due to disclosure issues. It isn’t clear where the original report came from, one cited […]

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Cryptocurrency

UK Government Pilots Storage of Digital Evidence on a Blockchain

Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS), an agency under the UK Government’s Ministry of Justice has announced plans to explore a framework for storing digital evidence using blockchain technology. Balaji Anbil, Head of Digital Architecture and Cyber Security at HMCTS made the disclosure recently in a blogpost that appeared on the agency’s website. Key […]

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Cryptocurrency

CAPVERTO Exchange is Offering Crypto Insurance to the Unbanked

Digital currencies have remained a popular investment tool since Bitcoin first came on the scene 10 years ago. For many, they are considered as stores of value and are highly appreciated due to their limited supplies. It is because of this that they are also susceptible to thefts. Not only that, but crypto exchanges that […]