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3 Reports Look aA North Korea’s Lazarus Group, Iran’s Farhad Exchange, And The Crypto Ponzi Futurenet | Bitcoin News

3 Reports Look at North Korea’s Lazarus Group, Iran’s Farhad Exchange, and the Crypto Ponzi Futurenet | Bitcoin News news.bitcoin.com · by News · May 6, 2020 On May 4, 2020, the blockchain surveillance firm Chainalysis published a three-part series covering a crypto Ponzi scheme, North Korea, and Iran’s use of digital currencies like bitcoin. The company’s research […]

The Dollar Underpins American Power; Rivals Are Building Workarounds

The Dollar Underpins American Power. Rivals Are Building Workarounds. Iran sanctions spur Europe and India to devise systems to trade with Tehran without using the U.S. currency   https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-dollar-powers-american-dominance-rivals-are-building-workarounds-11559155440?mod=hp_lead_pos4 By Justin Scheck and Bradley Hope May 29, 2019 2:44 p.m. ET U.S. allies, looking to buck American control over international trade, are developing alternate systems that […]

95 Percent Of Bitcoin Trading Is Fake; According To New Study By Bitwise

95 Percent Of Bitcoin Trading Is Fake; According To New Study By Bitwise https://fortunascorner.com      Charles Bovaird, a writer for Crypto & Blockchain, posted an article with the title above to the March 22, 2019 online edition of Forbes.com.  He begins by noting that “While many use CoinMarketCap as a go-to resource for crypto-currency market data, roughly 95 percent of […]

North Korean Dissidents Are Using Ethereum To Overthrow Kim Jong-un

David Maxwell Comments are highlighted in blue. “The Cheollima Civil Defense (CCD)/Free Joseon is getting a lot of attention these days.  I do think they are in need of some advisers.  I am sure I could find some Korea hands among the retired SF community. ?   Perhaps there is resistance potential and a place […]

Bitcoin’s Fall Casts A Pall Over Crypto Market

Bitcoin’s Fall Casts A Pall Over Crypto Market   https://fortunascorner.com      The title above comes from Paul Vigna’s article in today’s/March 20, 2019 Wall Street Journal (WSJ), “Bitcoins Fall Casts A Pall Over Crypto Market.”  He begins by noting that “Bitcoin is in its biggest slump of its 10-year history. That is forcing even its most […]

Once Hailed As Unhackable, Blockchains Are Now Getting Hacked

Once Hailed As Unhackable, Blockchains Are Now Getting Hacked Technology Review · by Mike Orcutt Early last month, the security team at Coinbase noticed something strange going on in Ethereum Classic, one of the cryptocurrencies people can buy and sell using Coinbase’s popular exchange platform. Its blockchain, the history of all its transactions, was under attack. An […]

China Could ‘Weaponise Cities’ If It Controlled 5G Networks

China Could ‘Weaponise Cities’ If It Controlled 5G Networks South China Morning Post · January 5, 2019 China will gain a capability for mayhem and mass surveillance, Robert Spalding says in memo Others suppliers will not be able to compete with government-subsidised offerings from Huawei and fellow Chinese gear maker ZTE Corp, he says PUBLISHED : […]

How Hackers Stole $1B From Cryptocurrency Exchanges In 2018

How Hackers Stole $1B From Cryptocurrency Exchanges In 2018 Forbes · by Davey Winder · December 31, 2018 Getty According to the Cryptocurrency Anti-Money Laundering Report from Ciphertrace some $927 million had been stolen from cryptocurrency exchanges in the first three quarters of 2018 alone. That total will almost certainly have hit, if not smashed straight through, the $1 billion […]

Bitcoin Falls Below $4000 This Morning (Monday, Nov. 26, 2018), As Crypto-Currency Collapse Worsens

Bitcoin Falls Below $4000 This Morning (Monday, Nov. 26, 2018), As Crypto-Currency Collapse Worsens https://fortunascorner.com      “It’s getting worse” the Wall Street Journal notes in this morning’s (Nov. 26, 2018) publication, Steven Russolilo writes, “Bitcoin just had the week from hell. The crypto-currency plunged below $4000 over the [Thanksgiving] weekend, (trading this morning down $83 to […]

Sage Against The Machine: A Leading Google Critic On Why He Thinks The Era Of ‘Big Data’ Is Done; Why He Opposes POTUS Trump’s Talk Of Regulation; And, The Promise Of Blockchain

Sage Against The Machine: A Leading Google Critic On Why He Thinks The Era Of ‘Big Data’ Is Done; Why He Opposes POTUS Trump’s Talk Of Regulation; And, The Promise Of Blockchain https://fortunascorner.com       Tunku Varadarajan, a Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution recently sat down with polymath and prolific author, sage, George Gilder (78); and, he […]