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EU GDPR Blockchain

Private Blockchains Occupy Uncertain Area Under EU GDPR Privacy Regulations

A new study that was undertaken by Queen Mary University of London and the University of Cambridge, UK, came to some interesting conclusions about how blockchain could fit into the...

/ November 13, 2018 / 0 Comments
Cryptojacking

Trojan Horses Now Target Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Switzerland

Switzerland’s Reporting and Analysis Centre for Information Assurance (MELANI) published its 27th semi-annual report on November 8th with emphasis on the most prominent cyberattacks in Switzerland during the first half...

/ November 10, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bahamas ICO Regulations

The Bahamas Designs New Regulations for Battling Phony ICOs

Phony initial coin offerings (ICOs) are a big problem here and abroad. That’s why countries like the Bahamas are taking matters into their own hands and enforcing regulations to ensure...

/ November 10, 2018 / 0 Comments
Ethereum Mining

School Employees in China Caught Stealing Electricity to Mine Ethereum

It is often said that the best things in life are free, however using your employer's electricity supply to mine cryptocurrencies is never a good idea. According to Chinese publication...

/ November 10, 2018 / 0 Comments
Blockchain

Overhyped: Companies Ditching the Term “Blockchain” According to Forrester Research

A Forrester Research has shown that companies have begun to drop the term "blockchain," which they feel is overhyped due to the buzz around it and is seen to be...

/ November 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
Cryptojacking

Windows Installation Files Are the Latest Crypto-Jacking Tools

It appears Windows is providing “windows” to hackers. According to The Next Web, hackers are hiding cryptocurrency malware in Windows installation files as part of a recent crypto-jacking effort. Crypto-jacking...

/ November 9, 2018 / 1 Comment
JP Morgan Blockchain Winners

JP Morgan: Three Public Companies Would Win Big with Blockchain

Blockchain gained prominence in 2018, particularly within the corporate world. Despite the application of this novel but innovative technology in different corporate spheres, many investors are still not acquainted with...

/ November 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
Blockchain Loan

Major Banks Finalize First Syndicated Blockchain Loan for $150 Million

The syndicated loan market is demonstrating how quickly blockchain is going mainstream. BBVA just closed a $150 million USD syndicated loan for Electrica, the operator of the Spanish national power...

/ November 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
Iran Cryptocurrency

Will Re-Ignited U.S. Sanctions on Iran Drive the Country to Cryptocurrency?

For a technological innovation that ceased to exist a decade ago, the relationship between geo-political events and cryptocurrencies is somewhat uncanny. Whether it’s Venezuela and their controversial Petro Coin, the...

/ November 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
Cryptocurrency Exchange Security

Cybersecurity Firm Judges Kraken as the Most Secure Crypto Platform

Cybersecurity firm Group-IB assessed and graded the security of online crypto exchanges recently to determine the insurance risk of investor's assets on the platforms, per a report on the Next...

/ November 8, 2018 / 0 Comments