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There’s another macOS update to fix Zoom security exploits

Sponsored Links Devindra Hardawar/Engadget Apple is still working to plug the holes created by a security exploit recently discovered in video conferencing app Zoom. According to The Verge, Apple quietly pushed out a security update for macOS that removes vulnerable software installed automatically by RingCenter and Zhumu — two video conferencing tools that use Zoom …

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Bitpoint Hack Shows That Regulators’ Scrutiny Does Not Equal Safety

On July 12, 2019, Tokyo-headquartered cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint promptly suspended its services after noticing an error in the outgoing funds transfer system. Soon, an official announcement followed, revealing that the trading platform had lost around 3.5 billion yen (roughly $32 million) as a result of a security breach. The exchange’s administration has managed to find …

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0x DEX Protocol Suspended Because of Vulnerability, Funds Safe

The Ethereum (ETH) smart contract of 0x (ZRX) decentralized exchange (DEX) protocol has been suspended after a vulnerability has been uncovered in its code, the project’s team announced in a Medium post published on July 13. Per the announcement, third-party security researcher samczsun warned the 0x team about the vulnerability in the exchange smart contract …

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FEC rules that campaigns can get discounts on cybersecurity

Sponsored Links liveslow via Getty Images Political campaigns will need cybersecurity to avoid a repeat of the 2016 presidential election, but are often strapped for cash. The Federal Election Commission made a ruling today that will make it legal for campaigns to secure low-cost services from cybersecurity firms, as long as the firms offer the …

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Silent Mac update nukes dangerous webserver installed by Zoom

Enlarge Kena Betancur/Getty Images Apple said it has pushed a silent macOS update that removes the undocumented webserver that was installed by the Zoom conferencing app for Mac. The webserver accepts connections from any device connected to the same local network, a security researcher disclosed on Monday. The server continues to run even when a …

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Swap and Track BCH on the New Shapeshift Suite for Noncustodial Crypto Management

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Shapeshift, the company that allows traders worldwide to exchange hundreds of cryptocurrency pairs launched its new crypto platform that now offers an integrated suite of digital asset management in a noncustodial fashion. The firm believes the latest release offers a true end-to-end solution that aims to bolster free market finance.</strong> Also Read: …

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US Cyber Command warns of nation-state hackers exploiting Outlook

Sponsored Links Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The recent surge in state-backed hacking campaigns isn’t dying down any time soon. US Cyber Command has reported that unnamed state actors are making “active malicious use” of a 2017-era Outlook vulnerability (long since patched) to escape the email client’s sandbox and run malware on a target …

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IOTA Foundation Launches Trinity, a New Software Wallet for IOTA tokens

The IOTA Foundation has launched the Trinity wallet, as the organization announced in a press release on July 2. The announcement advertises the Trinity wallet as an improve to both ease-of-use and security for users conducting transactions in IOTA, with the purported goal of appealing to both new and advanced users. Reportedly, the wallet’s beta …

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A Partner at Binance Labs Expresses Optimism Over Facebook’s Entry Into Crypto With Libra

Speaking to Cointelegraph at Blockchain Week Rome, Teck Chei, partner at Binance Labs, said that he sees Facebook’s Libra Project at a step forward for crypto and increasing public awareness.  In Chei’s own words:  “I think having a company like Facebook, with such tremendous reach and distribution, into all different countries around the world – …

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Keep Your Money and Passport Safe With Products You Can Buy With BCH

</header> <strong>In this day and age, carrying your wallet, passport and mobile phone inside the inner pocket of your jacket is simply not enough to protect your assets. Thankfully, there’s a company called Tarriss which offers products designed to secure both your digital cash and personal data. It sells them for cryptocurrency and it takes …

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