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How Digital Signatures and Hashing Protect Your Transactions

Digital Signatures and Hashing Digital signatures and cryptographic hash functions comprise the secret sauce that makes cryptocurrency work.  They put the crypto into currency, so to speak. Your digital signature proves you have the private key that claims ownership of…

Dark Web: US Authorities Arrest 35 Individuals Engaged in Illicit Cryptocurrency Activities

35 Dark Web users suspected of being involved in a nationwide racket have been apprehended. Guns, drugs and cryptocurrency mining devices were found.

The DAO Hack and Blockchain Security Vulnerabilities

Security considerations override all else in blockchains. If security fails, nothing else matters. Check out the main blockchain security vulnerabilities here.

Blockchain Data Storage Could Soon Be The New Standard

Here’s how blockchain data storage has the potential to offer much-improved security solutions compared to traditional database technologies.

Cryptography: A Brief History from Symmetry to Bitcoin

Without public key cryptography, cryptocurrency fails. Learn about the history of cryptography from its roots to its use in Bitcoin today.

What is Casper: The Friendly Haunting of Ethereum

Casper is an anticipated upgrade to the Ethereum network and is a Proof of Stake (PoS) protocol that will finalize blocks to the Ethereum blockchain (The End of Mining: Ethereum’s Move to Proof-of-Stake) Casper, Son of GHOST To some extent,…

Cryptocurrency Mining Botnets Are Becoming An Epidemic

Most cybercriminals are opportunist folks and the latest way of making easy money is by using cryptocurrency mining botnets to do the hard work for them.

Yes, the Blockchain Can Be Hacked

Cybersecurity Makes me Wanna Cry We exist in a time of regular high-profile data breaches and concern over the security and privacy of digital information, saddled with an aging internet infrastructure that clearly isn’t up to the challenge of preventing…