Online Privacy

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Companies

Capital One, 30 More Hacked For Cryptocurrency Mining

Ex-Amazon employee, arrested last month over Capital One data breach, has also been accused of hacking over 30 more companies. In addition to stealing data, Paige Thompson allegedly...

Emilio Janus | 1 month ago
Altcoins

Facebook’s ‘Silicon Valley Coin’ Is A Leap Towards Surveillance...

The full list of partners working with Facebook to host its new crypto stablecoin has gone public – and already sparked fears of mass data collection. Facebook Crypto Nets Giants...

Emilio Janus | 4 months ago
DADI ICO Investors Under Attack by Phishing Scams
Bitcoin Security

5 Crypto Phishing Scams to Be Aware Of

Crypto phishing scams are becoming one of the most profitable methods for cybercriminals to steal your cryptocurrency. Phishing for Crypto Cybercrime exists because it’s...

Bitcoinist | 6 months ago
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News

IBM: Cybercriminals Are Moving On From Ransomware to Cryptojacking

IBM researchers have found that cryptojacking dominated the cryptocurrency cybercrime scene in 2018, overtaking ransomware attacks. Experts say the comparatively less intrusive and...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 7 months ago
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Online Privacy

GDPR Can’t Stop Behavioral Ads, But These Bitcoin-Friendly...

The GDPR has lofty goals when it comes to protecting consumer privacy. But even if you’re opting out and blocking cookies, you’re still being tracked. According to a group of...

Christina Comben | 9 months ago
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Bitcoin Businesses

KYC Hurts Bitcoin Adoption, But Simple Private On-Ramps Already Exist

Regulation and institutional investors seem to be pulling Bitcoin ever further away from its original intended purpose. Surely, buying bitcoin should be as simple and anonymous as...

Emilio Janus | 9 months ago
Law enforcement
News

ShapeShift Aided 60 Law Enforcement Inquiries in 2018, Erik Voorhees...

It seems like ShapeShift has done exactly as its name suggests, changing form almost beyond recognition. Founder, CEO, and no fan of the SEC, Erik Voorhees’ exchange once existed...

Christina Comben | 9 months ago
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News

China Quietly Makes It Illegal to Run a Node Without Gov’t...

China has introduced new regulations intended to promote the ‘healthy development’ of blockchain technology. However, the new law also entitles the Cyberspace...

Georgi Georgiev | 9 months ago
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Interviews

Bitcoin ‘Tremendously Successful as a Store of Value,’...

Legendary cryptographer and digital money pioneer David Chaum explains to Bitcoinist why his newest project, Elixxir, is focusing on scalable privacy-focused digital cash and why...

Christina Comben | 9 months ago
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News

Once Cash is Gone, Bitcoin is Society’s Best Hope For Privacy...

BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes delivered a stark warning to the British public January 3 in a mainstream newspaper article proclaiming Bitcoin as the new cash. End Of Cash ‘Sooner Than...

Esther Kim | 9 months ago
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Online Privacy

‘How to Use Bitcoin Anonymously’ Article Gets Banned on...

Publishing platform, Medium, has allegedly jumped on the censorship “ban-wagon”, after suspending an account which posted a Bitcoin anonymity guide. Whilst Medium has not...

Emilio Janus | 9 months ago
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Bitcoin Technology

Bitcoin UASF Showed Users Are In Control via ‘Market...

More than a year later after Bitcoin UASF, Blockstream CEO and inventor of Bitcoin’s proof-of-work technology, Adam Back, recalled the event as ‘an emphatic’ victory’ for...

Allen Scott | 12 months ago

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