Cryptocurrency

The Cybersecurity Risks Of Engaging With Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency and the rise crypto-economy have become all the rage in the last 5 years, especially those speculators that are in it for one-time, big-time possibilities. People who even lack enough knowledge about the technology jumped into the bandwagon, and the .com bubble of the late 90s and early 2000s made a repeat. Cryptocurrency exchanges

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What Is Brute force And Dictionary Attacks?

Brute force attack means a repeated login attempt by criminals using every possible method like; letter, characters, number, and other combinations to guess a password. The attacker uses this technique to get one of the three things: an administrator password, a password hash key, or an encryption key. Getting a short password can be easy

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Belgian Cryptocurrency Scam Blacklisted 113 Dubious Domains

As reported in the nextweb dot com., FSMA, The Belgian Financial Services and Markets Authority has found a fresh batch of cryptocurrency scams. It has added a swathe of new sites to its blockchain blacklist, expanding it to 113 dodgy domains. In a special warning to local investors, FSMA declared it prudent for Belgians to

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Opera Has Built-in Cryptocurrency Wallet in Android Browser

The Norwegian-developed Web browser Opera has been competing with Internet Explorer since the 1990s, and then it was followed by the new-gen browser like Mozilla, Chrome, Safari, and other. Nevertheless, today Opera has more users than Internet Explorer. This week at the Hard Fork Decentralized event in London, UK, Opera announced, how it has a

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Why Cryptocurrency’s Future Needs More Women Behind The Scenes

Although recent gains within the realm of digital currencies like Ether and Bitcoin have generated considerable wealth for savvy investors, this landscape of beneficiaries is not particularly diverse in gender. In fact, most estimates suggest female participation in crypto—from adoption, to investment, to general use—only hovers somewhere around​ one to five percent.​ This reality stems

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Before You Forget About Disruption, Remember Blockchain Technology

Let’s talk about disruption, shall we? No, not the kind that feels a lot like innovation—the kind that literally sneaks up from behind and startles us so much, everything we were doing before somehow seems less possible and less important. Something truly disruptive in the tech world is a superhero-like force that emerges when people

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Is Blockchain Technology A Solution For IoT Security Problems?

At first, making all of our machines and devices “smart” seemed like a great idea—and in many ways, it ways.  The digitization of our very lives through the internet of things (IoT)—including conveniences like Bluetooth speakers, iPhones, and voice-activated baby monitors—has changed the landscape of our day-to-day experiences and made them easier, more intuitive, and—well,

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Is Your iPhone Making The Bad Guys Rich? You Better Know!

Apparently, some people think iPhones aren’t vulnerable to viruses and other types of malware. This simply isn’t true. Sure, iPhone’s operating system, iOS, has some real security advantages over Android, but that’s not where the story ends. iPhones need to be “jailbroken” if you want to install apps outside of the App Store, which means you

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Introducing The Dangerous New Software That Will Ruin You

Heard of Azorult? Well, it’s a form of information-stealing malware with multiple features, including the ability to download even more malware from its command and control servers. Think of it like a Swiss Army Knife for cyber attackers—the little tool that does everything. Azorult was first spotted in early January 2018, although it may have

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