South Korea Rises, Cryptocurrencies …

The week began with news that Twitter’s ban on cryptocurrency ads was taking effect immediately, affecting an industry already taking a hit in interest worldwide. Studies are showing that internet searches are on the decline. But things are looking a little more optimistic in areas like South Korea, which seems poised for growth. Indeed, it …

Taking Cyber Security to the Next Level with R3Sec

Bitcoinist.net · March 31, 2018 · 7:00 pm Cyber attacks already take a heavy toll on companies the world over, and things are only going to get worse. However, R3Sec offers a solution to minimize intrusion time while making life miserable for would-be cybercriminals. Cyber Attacks Cost Companies Billions Cybersecurity threats can cost companies millions …

Cryptocurrency Exchange Bittrex Introduces Stable Tether-to-TrueUSD Pairing

Bittrex, a U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange, has issued a trading pair between tether (USDT) and TrueUSD (TUSD), two stable tokens pegged to the U.S. dollar. While tether is issued by Tether, TrueUSD is issued by TrustToken. Unlike other cryptocurrencies, stable tokens are pegged to the value of traditional money. In this case, tether and TrueUSD are both …

Buddha and the Blockchain: Everything in Moderation

Antonio Grumser · March 30, 2018 · 3:15 am While Blockchain is set to be disruptive, the technology itself has already been disrupted by the people who praise it most. The crypto-craze brought with it a wave of individuals keen on using Blockchain as an end instead of a means to an end.  Following the …

Cryptocurrency Exchange Bitfinex Plans Move to Switzerland

Bitfinex, the fifth-largest cryptocurrency exchange by 24-hour trading volume, is looking to hoist itself out of Hong Kong and settle in Switzerland, as first reported by Handelszeitung. As confirmed by sources close to Bitfinex, the exchange is already in talks with Swiss authorities. Jean-Louis van der Velde, CEO at Bitfinex, told Handelszeitung, “We are looking …

Cryptojacking Up 8,500% Last Year: Stay Protected!

Georgi Georgiev · March 28, 2018 · 12:00 pm The rampant interest in the field of cryptocurrencies and the rise in value of Bitcoin in the second half of 2017 was accompanied by an explosive spike in coin mining scripts, otherwise known as ‘cryptojacking.’ Very Low Entry Barrier In a report on the Cyber Security …