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What is Blockchain? Everything you need to know

Like much of the technology world, cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin still rely on some form of database that are able to track large volumes of transactions and keep them secure.The


The Many Faces of Necurs: How the Botnet Spewed Millions of Spam Emails for Cyber Extortion

The Necurs botnet, a large and well-known spam originator, has become synonymous with cybercrime. Its spam-sending capabilities, through a botnet of a few million infected devices, are frequently dedicated to


Trust flourishes in blockchain

if implemented effectively, blockchain has the potential to transform the way we do business. After several years spent in the shadow of bitcoin, it’s time for blockchain, the technology on


Crypto Isn’t As Risky As It Used To Be, But Regulators Could Still Do More

During the summer, an agent at the US’s Drug Enforcement Administration, Lilita Infante, said the ratio of legal to illegal activity in bitcoin has inverted. Talking to Bloomberg, she said illegal


The real-life consequences of cryptocurrency hoarding

Ever since the Bitcoin boom, cryptocurrency has become a global phenomenon, and it’s here to stay. Unlike fiat currencies, cryptocurrency isn’t regulated by a central bank or government. Consequently, anyone


Blockchain: Only As Good As Its Data

Blockchain has without a doubt created a lot of discussion as the next big thing, especially in supply chain. Before blockchain can become the next tech blockbuster, there are several


Eight Weak Links that Make Cryptocurrency Exchanges Vulnerable

Cryptocurrency is all the rage right now. There are currently over 1,600 different cryptocurrencies in circulation with a combined value approaching $350 billion.The top three cryptocurrencies alone—Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple—are worth more


Cybercriminals will gravitate to criminal activity that maximizes their profit

McAfee released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: June 2018, examining the growth and trends of new malware, ransomware, and other threats in Q1 2018. McAfee Labs saw on average five new


Why cybercriminals are turning to cryptojacking for easy money

The cryptocurrency market has seen an incredible amount of attention and hype over the last year, culminating with Bitcoin values soaring by more than 1,300 percent in 2017. Although the

Identity Theft

70+ common online scams used by cyber criminals and fraudsters

By Jon Watson – A Writer for Comparitech, The internet is the most widely used communication network ever constructed. It’s used by millions of humans and machines every second of