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The Wave of Hacks Continues: A Vulnerability Cost Ledger the Loss of 1 Million Emails
Jul 29, 2020 at 15:21
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The Wave of Hacks Continues: A Vulnerability Cost Ledger the Loss of 1 Million Emails
The ongoing wave of hacks and attacks affects the operation of many companies in the cryptocurrency field. One of the biggest hardware wallet manufacturers Ledger has recently suffered a hack that led to losing about a million emails as well as other customer information.
Cryptocurrency and Politics: Government Officials Supporting the Industry
Jul 24, 2020 at 12:09
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Cryptocurrency and Politics: Government Officials Supporting the Industry
While many countries lack strong and clear legislation for the cryptocurrency industry, some politicians aren’t frightened of expressing their support for virtual assets.
How Might the Legal Status of Cryptocurrency Change Amidst Growing Interest in CBDCs?
Jul 11, 2020 at 11:47
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How Might the Legal Status of Cryptocurrency Change Amidst Growing Interest in CBDCs?
The legal status of cryptocurrency has been and still is very contentious worldwide, with some countries recognizing them as a medium of payment, while in others, mere ownership of crypto is enough to get you to prison. Will the increasing global attention to CBDCs change anything?
Rising Interest in Cryptocurrency Makes the Government of the Philippines Keep a Close Eye
Jul 08, 2020 at 13:23
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Rising Interest in Cryptocurrency Makes the Government of the Philippines Keep a Close Eye
As the cryptocurrency market has been attracting more and more users, governments are forced to watch over the industry to protect the citizens against numerous scams and risks. Thus, the government of the Philippines issued a warning against unauthorized Bitcoin and cryptocurrency projects that might be scams.
South Korea Embraces Innovation: Blockchain-Based Voting is Coming
Jun 26, 2020 at 13:58
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South Korea Embraces Innovation: Blockchain-Based Voting is Coming
The South Korean government is actively adopting disruptive innovations including blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) within various industries. It seems the country wants to follow in the footsteps of Japan and Switzerland to become a global tech hub.
Covid-19 Forces Electoral Commissions to Adopt Blockchain-Based E-Voting
Jun 20, 2020 at 13:11
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Covid-19 Forces Electoral Commissions to Adopt Blockchain-Based E-Voting
The outbreak of Covid-19 has pushed several governments and electoral commissions globally to the wall by making them look for other alternative means of organising and conducting free and fair elections. One of the available options is using a Blockchain-based e-voting method.
Cryptocurrency Ban to Cost Russia More Losses Than Gains
Jun 15, 2020 at 12:18
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Cryptocurrency Ban to Cost Russia More Losses Than Gains
The Russian Ministry of Economics criticized the recent law on digital assets adopted by the State Duma. It practically bans the use of cryptocurrency within the country, however, such an attitude might cause Russia huge losses.
Blockchain Dominates Hong Kong's FinTech Sector in 2019
Jun 10, 2020 at 08:21
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Blockchain Dominates Hong Kong's FinTech Sector in 2019
A new report by Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau has revealed that Blockchain has grown more and faster than any other technologies in Hong Kong’s fintech ecosystem in the financial year 2019, with most of its applications directed towards enterprise solutions and cryptocurrency trading platforms.
Chinese Vampires Turn to Bitcoin Mining; an Illegal Farm Discovered Under a Cemetery
Jun 05, 2020 at 10:03
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Chinese Vampires Turn to Bitcoin Mining; an Illegal Farm Discovered Under a Cemetery
If you ever thought only gold, diamond, or oil were found underneath the ground, you might be wrong in the 21st Century world as recent cases of bitcoin mining have proved that crypto mines equally do well underground. Chinese police have discovered an illegal Bitcoin mining farm beneath a cemetery.
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