Category digital currency

The Case For Extreme Worry

In places that include China and Russia, chief rival powers to the U.S., technology is “empowering top-down authoritarianism as liberal democracy weakens.” The case for extreme worry Axios · by Mike Allen To White House insiders, this is the most dangerous phase of Donald Trump’s presidency so far, from the brewing trade war with China that he denies is a […]

Watch Your (Bitcoin) Wallets Despite Pyongyang’s Olympic Charm Offensive

Watch your (Bitcoin) Wallets Despite Pyongyang’s Olympic Charm Offensive thecipherbrief.com · by | Levi Maxey · February 13, 2018 Bottom Line: While North Korea has put on a friendly face during the Olympic Games taking place along its southern border, the country’s hackers continue to engage in global cybercrime campaigns that seek to fill the coffers of the ruling […]

North Korea Behind Massive Bitcoin Heists

North Korea Behind Massive Bitcoin Heists By Choi Yeon-jin, english.chosun.com View Original February 6th, 2018 North Korean hackers are believed to be responsible for stealing tens of billions of won worth of cryptocurrency from a South Korean exchange last year (US$1=W1,091). The National Intelligence Service on Monday told the National Assembly’s Intelligence Committee that the North is […]

Bitcoin And The Dark Web: The New Terrorist Threat?

Excerpt: It can be argued, however, that the evidence at present largely remains anecdotal. There is insufficient information on the extent Bitcoin is used on the dark web and for what purpose, despite respected companies including Microsoft, Expedia, and Subway accepting the cryptocurrency as a form of payment.   The fast paced, dynamic and evolving […]

New North Korea Hack: Hijacking Computers To Power Cryptocurrency Mining

New North Korea Hack: Hijacking Computers to Power Cryptocurrency Mining New cyberattack uses foreign computers to generate Monero and send it to a university in Pyongyang https://www.wsj.com/articles/in-north-korea-hackers-mine-cryptocurrency-abroad-1515420004?utm Students at Kim Il Sung University work on computers in 2013. Pyongyang’s latest cyberattack targeting cryptocurrency appears to have originated from the university.PHOTO: ASSOCIATED PRESS By Timothy W. Martin […]

North Korea Is Suspected In Bitcoin Heist: Pyongyang’s Hackers Turn To Cryptocurrency And Banks As Kim Regime Hunts For Funds

https://www.wsj.com/articles/north-korea-is-suspected-in-bitcoin-robbery-1513790899?mod=djemalertMARKET ASIA North Korea Is Suspected in Bitcoin Heist Pyongyang’s hackers turn to cryptocurrency and banks as Kim regime hunts for funds The Youbit digital-currency exchange in Seoul collapsed on Tuesday after an attack by hackers. PHOTO: YONHAP NEWS/NEWSCOM/ZUMA PRESS By Timothy W. Martin, Eun-Young Jeong and‎ Steven Russolillo Updated Dec. 20, 2017 2:34 p.m. ET 21 COMMENTS SEOUL—Investigators […]

North Korea Is Hacking Bitcoin Exchanges As Currency Value Soars, Expert Says

North Korea is hacking bitcoin exchanges as currency value soars, expert says By Katherine Lam, www.foxnews.com View Original What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin, a digital currency, was created in 2008. Shares of Bitcoin are sold on internet exchanges where users remain anonymous. As the value of the cryptocurrency continues to hit record highs, here’s how it works. As […]

What’s Ahead For Stocks In 2018? Barron’s 2018 Outlook; 2018’s Greatest Risk; Bitcoin Flips Wall Street Script — Bitcoin Futures Begin Trading, Sunday, December 10, 2017 At 6 p.m. EDT

What’s Ahead For Stocks In 2018? Barron’s 2018 Outlook; 2018’s Greatest Risk; Bitcoin Flips Wall Street Script — Bitcoin Futures Begin Trading, Sunday, December 10, 2017 At 6 p.m. EDT   www.fortunascorner.com      We’re coming into the final trading stretch of the year; and historically, the best days for equities all year.  For history […]

Tech Giants’ Shadows Fall Over Promising Start-Ups; Emerging Market Alternatives; Bitcoin Storms Wall Street

Tech Giants’ Shadows Fall Over Promising Start-Ups; Emerging Market Alternatives; Bitcoin Storms Wall Street   www.fortunascorner.com      Today is December 3, 2017, and we’re heading into the final stretch of what has been one of the best bull-market years in stocks.  What lies ahead in 2018 is anyone’s guess; but, let’s enjoy the rest […]

Time For Missile Interceptors In Space?

Time For Missile Interceptors In Space? July 2, 2017 | By: Michaela Dodge The Heritage Foundation’s An effective space-based sensor network is a critical component of the U.S. ballistic missile defense system. The better the data the missile defense system has, the more likely it is to successfully intercept incoming missiles. Data is the backbone of […]