Ex-Federal Prosecutor: US Blocking Libra Has National Security Implications
Ex-federal prosecutor and now Andreessen Horowitz partner Katie Haun has argued that the United States blocking Facebook’s Libra digital currency will have national security implications.
7 OCTOBER 2019
Expert tells what will lead to a massive blockchain adoption
For the universal adoption of the blockchain technology, success stories are needed. Luckily today there are more and more of those ones. That’s what in an interview for LetKnow.News said Ruslan Yusufov, a specialist in computer security and managing partner at a consulting agency Mindsmith.
10 JUNE 2019
Russia’s Central Depository to Launch Security Token Blockchain Next Month
Russia’s National Settlement Depository (NSD) plans to launch its long-awaited digital asset ledger next month – 5,000 kilometers away from the institution’s Moscow headquarters.
23 MAY 2019
IBM Announces New Service for Blockchain Security Testing
IBM announced the launch of a new blockchain testing service to help identify weaknesses and strengthen security of a wide range of solutions that incorporate the fast-growing technology. Leveraging the extensive security and developer expertise of X-Force Red (IBM Security's team of offensive security experts) penetration testers, the service will evaluate both the backend processes used to manage blockchain networks as well as the actual ledger environment.
5 MARCH 2019
This Malware Has a Worrying Trick to Mine Monero on Cloud Servers
Two researchers, Xingyu Jin and Claud Xiao, from cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks, published a report on Thursday, saying that a nasty bit of software from bad actors dubbed the Rocke group is targeting public cloud infrastructure. Once downloaded, it takes administrative control to first uninstall cloud security products and then inject code that mines the monero cryptocurrency.
18 JANUARY 2019
Ledger Crypto Wallet Goes Mobile With Bluetooth-Ready Nano X
Ledger has gone mobile. The crypto wallet company revealed its new, Bluetooth-enabled Nano X device Sunday at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
7 JANUARY 2019
Bithumb, SeriesOne to Launch Security Token Exchange in the US
South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has teamed up with crowdfunding platform seriesOne to launch a complaint security token exchange in the U.S.
1 NOVEMBER 2018
UK-Based Global Security Firm G4S Announces Crypto Custody Solution
Multinational security company G4S has announced that it has been working on a custody solution for cryptocurrencies.
18 OCTOBER 2018
Google's new $50 gadget is the best way to keep your accounts safe
Google is now selling a special $50 key that adds an extra layer of security when you access important online accounts. It's called the Titan Security Key, and I recently started using one.
1 SEPTEMBER 2018
Fujitsu Backs IOTA as ‘New Protocol Standard’ for Audit Trails, Markets React
Japanese ICT conglomerate Fujitsu is launching an IOTA-based proof-of-concept (PoC) for audit trail processes in the manufacturing industry, according to an official notice released August 25.
27 AUGUST 2018
Texas Issues Cease-And-Desist To BTC ‘Investment Company’ Promised 100% Profit In 21 Days
The Texas State Security Board (TSSB) issued a cease-and-desist order May 8 to a Bitcoin investment company that reportedly offers unregistered securities and makes deceiving statements that mislead investors.
9 MAY 2018
Telegram chat app blocked in Russia
The Russian government has started to block messaging app Telegram, according to reports from the local news agency Tass.
13 APRIL 2018