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Edward Snowden On Bitcoin: World Needs Better Option To Avoid Gov’t Coercion

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Edward Snowden On Bitcoin: World Needs Better Option To Avoid Gov’t Coercion
US whistleblower Edward Snowden voiced concerns over Bitcoin’s long-term prospects in an interview on March 22, saying the cryptocurrency’s public Blockchain made it susceptible to abuse. Speaking via webcam in an interview with Coin Center director of research Peter Van Valkenburgh at the Blockstack Berlin 2018 conference, Snowden agreed Bitcoin’s ledger was “devastatingly public.” “The Read More

Privacy Altcoin Zcash Announces First Network Update, ‘Not Expected’ To Be A Fork

4 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Privacy Altcoin Zcash Announces First Network Update, ‘Not Expected’ To Be A Fork
Privacy-oriented cryptocurrency Zcash announced the release of their first network upgrade, Zcash Overwinter, in a blog post on March, 2. The blog post says that Overwinter, the “software-updates-required” update, will be supported as early as April 2018, on version 1.1.0 of zcashd. The Overwinter main chain update launch is set for June 25, 2018. Overwinter Read More

With Development and Price, Where Does Ethereum Go Long-Term?

7 months ago adcity Comments Off on With Development and Price, Where Does Ethereum Go Long-Term?
At a Blockchain conference hosted in Taipei, Ethereum Co-founder Vitalik Buterin outlined the long-term roadmap of Ethereum development. According to Buterin, most of the underlying issues of the Ethereum Blockchain network fall under the following categories: scalability, smart contract safety, consensus protocol and privacy. Several network updates including the most recent Byzantium hard fork provided solutions in Read More

How to Protect Yourself From the CryptoShuffle Trojan

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on How to Protect Yourself From the CryptoShuffle Trojan
Russian based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Labs has warned owners of cryptocurrencies that their coins are not safe even in private wallets. A new trojan called CryptoShuffler is stealing coins right from under the noses of users by replacing wallet addresses on a user’s clipboard as they copy and paste wallet data for transfers. No wallet Read More

Cryptoshuffler Proves Bitcoin Owners Susceptible to Malware, Steals $150,000

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Cryptoshuffler Proves Bitcoin Owners Susceptible to Malware, Steals $150,000
With the price of cryptocurrencies shooting up, the incidence of sophisticated malware and trojans has increased. The latest trojan, Cryptoshuffler, has managed to steal Bitcoins worth $150,000 so far. Simple modus operandi The modus operandi of CryptoShuffler is very simple – It strikes when a user copies a Bitcoin address onto the clipboard, presumably to Read More