The result is a computer full of files that are permanently encrypted, a sad situation to be sure, but at least affected users will know that paying would do them no good. You’ll know if you’... Read More
The millions reportedly earned by large ransomware operations, the short-lived success of Tox, and the variety of RaaS attacks available suggest that there is or will be profit for RaaS autho... Read More
Just as the reverberations from last week’s WannaCry ransomware outbreak have started to slow, a new threat has already cropped up. A virulent ransomware strain called XData has gained momentum in U... Read More
Pantera Capital to Raise $100 Million in Investment for ICO Hedge Fund
The $600m market for initial coin offerings may soon be set to expand.
Announced today, investment firm Pantera Capital is launching a new hedge fund focused on investments solely in tokens that po
World Economic Forum Blockchain White Paper Gets Warm Reception
The World Economic Forum (WEF) today published a dedicated Blockchain report detailing how the technology will flow into the global economy. Described as a white paper, Realizing the Potential of
Burger King in Russia Will Enable Bitcoin Payments Later This Year
Getting more retailers to accept Bitcoin payments is never a bad idea. Convincing them to do so is a different matter, though. This is especially true in Russia, although things are slowly evolving
CFTC Chief Asks Congress for More Money to Oversee Blockchain
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has cited the advance of technologies like blockchain in a request to obtain additional funding for its oversight activities.
Testimony from acting CFTC