When it comes to “the cyber,” Trump and his minions seem to have adopted a stance that’s equally blasé. Not only have myriad reports emerged of officials using encrypted, disappearing-message services like Confide, in potential violation of federal record-keeping laws, but Steve Bannon, G...

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has given another powerful endorsement of cryptocurrency and its underlying blockchain technology, hailing its revolutionary potential at a conference.

Speaking on stage at the WeAreDevelopers World Congress in Vienna, Mr Wozniak said he believed the blockcha...

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The Federal Communications Commission has taken preliminary steps to examine the actions of LocationSmart, a southern California company that has suddenly found itself under intense public and government scrutiny for allowing most American cell phones’ locations to be easily accessed.

Location...

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This is why we stress the importance of protecting metadata.

On May 10, a New York Times report detailed a service, called Securus, that allegedly allowed a former sheriff to track people’s location, practically in real-time, without a court order.

Securus technically requires legal docu...

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Amir Levintal, CEO of Cybersecurity firm Cylus, says the next kind of attacks will target critical infrastructure in the form of electrical networks, water companies and transportations systems.

Railway networks are at risk because they operate with modern technological components but arc...

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Cost savings and operational efficiencies are the main motives why global banks are experimenting blockchain technologies.

The way this new trend becomes effective includes partnerships with fintechs, membership in global consortia and building in-house blockchain solutions.

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PGP exposed?

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Sebastian Schinzel, from IT security lab at Münster University, Germany, noted that attacks exploiting PGP vulnerability might reveal the plaintext of encrypted emails. And this failure can even reveal emails sent in the past.

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) confirmed that these P...

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More than 7 million of Chinese citizens have been banned from boarding flights last year after an evaluation of their social behavior made by a new Social Credit System.

The system is said to be fully functional by the year 2020 and will score near 1.4 billion of citizens, some will be award...

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The use of blockchain technology in the bank industry is expected to reduce the risk of fraud in letters of credit and other transactions as well as cut down on the number of steps used. The case of the letters of credit is a process that creates an huge bureaucratic procedure and takes up...

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