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IOTA Network Still Down: How the Next Bitcoin Killer Screeched to a Halt

</header> <strong>On February 13, the IOTA network came to a screeching halt and the IOTA Foundation reports that $1.6 million worth of the native currency was stolen. The following day, the IOTA network status page still shows the mainnet is “not operational” and the development team has found an “exploit related to the Trinity Wallet.” …

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Over 267 million Facebook users reportedly had data exposed online

Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS More than 267 million Facebook users allegedly had their user IDs, phone numbers and names exposed online, according to a report from Comparitech and security researcher Bob Diachenko. That info was found in a database that could be accessed without a password or any other authentication, and the researchers believe it …

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Macy’s says its website leaked credit card info to hackers for a week

Sponsored Links Charles Sykes/AP Images for Macy’s The constant stream of card skimming hacks just claimed a particularly high-profile target. Macy’s has warned customers that intruders slipped code (believed to be JavaScript) into two pages on its website on October 7th, letting them collect data from shoppers that included names, addresses and payment info. Macy’s …

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Why Bitcoin Is Better Than Banks: Major Credit Card Breach Exposes 60M Accounts

</header> <strong>Sberbank, the largest bank in Russia with a regional and global presence, has suffered a major data breach. Personal information belonging to millions of clients is now being sold on the black market. Initial analyses suggest the trove of data for sale is real, highlighting the risks associated with traditional banking. </strong> Also read: …

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Algo Capital Loses Crypto Funds After CTO’s Phone Is Hacked

Algo Capital, an investment firm focused  on the Algorand blockchain, lost a few million dollars in USDT and ALGO tokens after its chief technology officer’s phone was breached, CoinDesk has learned. According to a source familiar with the matter, Algo Capital reported to its limited partners Friday that Pablo Yabo, its CTO, had his mobile …

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Equifax reportedly close to $700 million data breach settlement

Sponsored Links SIPA USA/PA Images Remember that time Equifax had a data breach and leaked an incredible amount of information — addresses, social security numbers and even driver’s licenses — on more than 143 million people in the US alone? That was revealed nearly two years ago, and tonight media reports suggest the company is …

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Hack on Stack Overflow exposes private data for ~250 users

Pixabay Stack Overflow said hackers obtained private data for about 250 users after breaching the site and spending the next week escalating their access. “While our overall user database was not compromised, we have identified privileged Web requests that the attacker made that could have returned IP address, names, or emails for a very small …

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Bitcoiners’ Seastead in Deep Trouble With Thai Government

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>A seastead launched by an early bitcoin adopter off the coast of Thailand has run into trouble with local government. The Thai Navy boarded the structure Saturday, claiming it violates criminal law, which is punishable by death or life imprisonment. The owner claims that his floating home is located outside of Thailand’s …

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