Security

XRP ‘Absolutely Not’ A Security Says Ripple Chief Market Strategist

1 month ago kakp2 Comments Off on XRP ‘Absolutely Not’ A Security Says Ripple Chief Market Strategist
Ripple Foundation’s chief market strategist Corey Johnson said that XRP is not a security in an interview, CNBC reports April 12. Johnson told CNBC Wednesday that Ripple was not a security as to allay speculation that XRP had not been added to cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase due to questions over its status. Johnson said, “We absolutely Read More

UK National Cyber Security Centre Includes Cryptojacking In Report On Cyber Threats

1 month ago kakp2 Comments Off on UK National Cyber Security Centre Includes Cryptojacking In Report On Cyber Threats
On April 10, the UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) released a report analyzing how nefarious cyber activity influenced the business environment in Great Britain over the past year. The report dedicates a section to cryptojacking, a form of cyber attack in which a hacker utilizes an individual’s computer, without the owner’s knowledge, to mine Read More

Protection Vs Risks: Why Russian’s ICO-Hub System Needs To Balance Both

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Protection Vs Risks: Why Russian’s ICO-Hub System Needs To Balance Both
By David Drake A Russian network of banks, associations and blockchain platforms is set to develop a system for guaranteeing the safety of investments made in initial coin offerings (ICOs). Once in place, the system will enable investors to monitor implementation of the ICO projects they finance. Via a voting procedure, the system referred to Read More

Star-Studded Money 20/20 Conference Resounding Success

6 months ago adcity Comments Off on Star-Studded Money 20/20 Conference Resounding Success
This year’s Money 20/20 Conference, which took place in Las Vegas in October, was a huge success as a star-studded lineup of technology decision makers brought their expertise to bear on topics from artificial intelligence (AI), cryptocurrency, finance and tech, peer-to-peer (P2P) payment systems and even Star Wars. The three day affair kept audiences educated Read More

UN Partners WIN to Fight Child Trafficking With Blockchain

6 months ago adcity Comments Off on UN Partners WIN to Fight Child Trafficking With Blockchain
The United Nations (UN) has partnered with the World Identity Network (WIN) to create a Blockchain-based digital identity system to help fight child trafficking around the world. The partners have already launched a pilot test of the system as of mid-November 2017. The partners announced the launching of the pilot program at the Humanitarian Blockchain Read More

Researchers claim they’ve hacked Apple’s FaceID technology in a week

6 months ago adcity Comments Off on Researchers claim they’ve hacked Apple’s FaceID technology in a week
For everyone that’s just purchased an iPhone X, here’s a bit of potentially bad news. FaceID, the face-scanning technology used in the phone to detect your face and unlock the device, is apparently not as secure as Apple has claimed. (It’s previously said that there’s a roughly a one-in-1 million chance of a random person Read More

First Ever Blockchain Protected Virtual Land Auction

6 months ago adcity Comments Off on First Ever Blockchain Protected Virtual Land Auction
The Virtual Reality world has been heating up with more and more users coming online, as headsets and platforms continue to gain acceptance. This market space has also given rise to a new and interesting asset – Virtual Real Estate. As early as 2003 companies like Linden Labs (developers of Second Life) were already monetizing Read More

Behind the White House’s push to get a controversial DHS nominee into office

7 months ago adcity Comments Off on Behind the White House’s push to get a controversial DHS nominee into office
Kirstjen Nielsen, the White House nominee to head the Department of Homeland Security, which handles everything from airport screening to hurricane relief, will tell the Senate today (Nov. 8) why she’s qualified for the job. She’s had some strong backing. In recent weeks, lobbyists for companies that sometimes get business from the department have been Read More

Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Targets Australians via SMS

7 months ago adcity Comments Off on Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Targets Australians via SMS
Security Australians have increasingly become the target of an SMS-based bitcoin mining scam. The scam entices users with fictional free bitcoins that supposedly can be located at two shortened URLs; however, if visited, the USR will hijack that user’s computing power for the purpose of mining cryptocurrency on behalf of the scammers. Also Read: Samsung Builds Read More