Major Bitcoin Exchanges Become Main Targets of Cyberattacks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cryptocurrencies are relatively young and fragile, but already they’re under constant threats from cybercriminals. Just during this past week there have been multiple attacks on bitcoin exchanges, rendering their services useless and customers unable to buy, sell, or trade cryptocurrency.

Whether by accident or not, these attacks happened at the same time that investors’ interest in digital currencies has also gone through the roof. Cryptocurrencies are being rapidly adopted by multiple countries, institutions, services and agencies. Fundraising through ICOs is also reaching record heights, and people are starting … Read the rest

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The Public Sector is Embracing Bitcoin and the Blockchain

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have brought much needed innovation to the private sector. We have seen an entirely new market where fortunes are made and lost, where traders pour over charts, and where businesses can implement new technology previously unfathomable.

Though business was not always so quick to accept Bitcoin and the Blockchain. But as we all know that way it goes with any sort of worthwhile innovation: first they ridicule you then they attack you, then when they cannot beat you they copy or accept you. The public sector has been even slower to realize the potential of the Read the rest

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Logitech Created a Wireless Charging Mousepad that Makes Wireless Gaming a Reality

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), one of the biggest gaming industry conferences, is currently undergoing and while companies like Microsoft and Sony have been announcing new games and consoles, Logitech announced a wireless charging mousepad that took them four years of research and development to create, and it’s called Powerplay.

Charging wireless mice on a mouse pad

Wireless mice were never really a thing for gamers, as batteries can be unreliable, and no one wants to lose a game because the mouse ran out of battery. Now, with Logitech’s Powerplay wireless mousepad, gamers can finally adopt wireless mice. The charging … Read the rest

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SEC may be Looking for Ways to Regulate the Cryptocurrency ICO Market

It was only a matter of time until regulators caught up with cryptocurrency ICOs. These coin offerings have gone unregulated for quite some time now, while raising millions in funding. Anyone buying into these token sales in the US is – according to the law – buying securities, which require special licenses from the company holding the ICO. With US regulators aiming to venture into the cryptocurrency ICO world, things could get quite interesting moving forward.

US Regulators and Cryptocurrency ICOs Won’t Mix Well

Various aspects of cryptocurrency will never be subject to traditional regulation. Virtually all of these projects Read the rest

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