Bitcoin Is Not Anonymous and Tor Users Are Forgetting This

Bitcoin is not an anonymous payment network. However, in practice, many people still appear to be forgetting this, even the most privacy-minded. A research paper from the University of Qatar reminds us that Bitcoin alone isn’t private. In fact, it can even deanonymize users seeking privacy from the anonymous communication network, Tor. This indicates a clear vulnerability or potential information leakage for people who already take active measures to remain private online.  “In a real-world experiment, we were able to link many users of Twitter and the BitcoinTalk forum to…

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$25,000 Bitcoin, $1,000 Ethereum: ‘The Business Blockchain’ Author Predicts Year-End Prices of Top Cryptos

On Wednesday, the author of the book “The Business Blockchain: Promise, Practice, and Application of the Next Internet Technology,” William Mougayar, took to Twitter to share his fearless forecast on the possible year-end prices of top cryptos. The crypto tokens that made Mr. Mougayar’s list include bitcoin, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, and Binance Coin among others. […] The post $25,000 Bitcoin, $1,000 Ethereum: ‘The Business Blockchain’ Author Predicts Year-End Prices of Top Cryptos appeared first on CCN.com

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Trojan Virus Discovered That Steals Password Data from Crypto Wallets

Cybercriminals have launched a new malware conceived to steal data from crypto wallets. ThreatLabZ, a Zscaler team of security experts, has identified the malware as a RAT (Remote Access Trojan), which they named InnfiRAT. Malware Continues to Rise Malware using backdoors methods to gain unauthorized access to computers and other electronic appliances continue to pose a formidable threat. Malwarebytes Labs, a cybersecurity company, in its 2019 State of Malware report underscored that the two major malware categories included cryptominers and trojans. And the report predicted for 2019 the advent of…

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Elon Musk Unfazed by Daimler's EV Push, but Should He Be?

Another super-heavyweight car manufacturer is entering the EV ring, as Daimler announces plans to focus on battery-powered engines rather than gasoline. Tesla CEO Elon Musk congratulated the company on their decision, despite the fact an armada of electric Mercedes is undoubtedly on its way to saturate an increasingly crowded marketplace. Electric is the future! Congratulations […] The post Elon Musk Unfazed by Daimler's EV Push, but Should He Be? appeared first on CCN.com

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