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Popular Streaming Sites Secretly Mine Cryptocurrency

by Tim Heath on 2017-12-27 12:47PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

Several popular streaming sites are raking in huge sums of money while visitors are busy viewing or converting videos.

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Why Is The Price Of Bitcoin So High?

by Tim Heath on 2017-12-20 12:59PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

Some think the rise is happening because of market manipulation.Others think the real value of Bitcoin is not driven by price but by its utility.

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Russian Hackers Steal $10M From Banks

by Tim Heath on 2017-12-20 11:00AM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Police, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

The MoneyTaker group broke into 20 systems, which includes 15 US lenders, targeting ATMs and Russia’s interbank money-transfer system.

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Bitcoin Exchanges Under Siege

by Tim Heath on 2017-12-13 10:30AM in TECHNOLOGY-Hackers, NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

Three out of four Bitcoin exchanges and related cryptocurrency sites have suffered a DDoS attack in the third quarter of 2017.

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British Banks Are Hiding Cyber Attacks

by Tim Heath on 2017-12-13 10:03AM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

Coverup: The UK Financial regulator suspects "material under-reporting of successful cyber-attacks" on banks and other financial institutions.

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Bitcoin: UK And EU Will Crackdown On Crime & Tax Evasion.

by Tim Heath on 2017-12-12 09:46AM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Police, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

Traders will have to disclose their identities, ending the anonymity that has made the currency attractive for drug dealing & other illegal activities.

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North Koreans Study Bitcoin

by Tim Heath on 2017-12-05 01:29PM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-National, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

Pyongyang University, considered the breeding ground for N. Korea’s army of hackers, is now offering courses on crypto-currencies.

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US States Turning To Insurance

by Tim Heath on 2017-12-04 04:06PM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Local, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

Local Government has proven vulnerable. Now more US states are buying cyber insurance to protect themselves from the consequences of a breach.

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Startups Are Changing The Future Of Cybersecurity

by Tim Heath on 2017-11-28 04:55PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

The 2017 WIRED Security Conference cast a spotlight for investors on some of the brightest prospects in the cybersecurity startup sector.

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Cyber Risk Insurance: A View From The Prudential Regulation Authority

by Neil Telford on 2017-11-07 08:02PM in BUSINESS-Services-Financial, BUSINESS-Services-Law, FREE TO VIEW, NEWS-News Analysis

The Bank of England's financial services regulatory arm thinks that insurers underrate their exposure to cyber risks.

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