Microsoft Accidentally Leaks Key to Windows Backdoor

In a cautionary tale to those who favor government-mandated backdoors to security systems, Microsoft accidentally leaked the key protecting its UEFI Secure boot feature. As we all know, the problems with backdoors are less the cryptography and more the systems surrounding the cryptography….

Microsoft Accidentally Leaks Key to Windows Backdoor

In a cautionary tale to those who favor government-mandated backdoors to security systems, Microsoft accidentally leaked the key protecting its UEFI Secure boot feature. As we all know, the problems with backdoors are less the cryptography and more the systems surrounding the cryptography….

Bitfinex Heist Rings the Alarm of Bitcoin Centralization

Should the Bitfinex hack be seen as a call to action? That’s the opinion of Nozomi Hayes, who argues it provides evidence decentralization is needed.

Technical Analysis: Weekend Bitcoin Price Slump Not Stopping Bulls

Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis

Don’t be alarmed by the current slump in the bitcoin price. In fact, there is still cause for optimism. The market is going through a reversal pattern to the $700 level, where a congestion area should reinforce quotes for another climb to $820, keeping us right on track to hit the projections advanced last week. […]

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Bitcoin Price Analysis — Selling pressure continues

The technical setups posted below use simple trend detection, support and resistance, channels, pattern and candlestick analysis. We aim for high-probability trade setups on BTCUSD and use very few indicators. All charts use BNC’s Bitcoin Liquid Index for maximum accuracy.

Power Ledger trials blockchain-based energy grid and market near Perth

Australian energy startup Power Ledger announced on Thursday that its trials have commenced using blockchain technology to “put power in the pockets of electricity consumers.”

Chinese Court Awards Damages Against OKCoin, Says It Operates Illegally

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A Chinese civil court has awarded damages against the parent company of popular bitcoin exchange OKCoin, saying the business is improperly registered and facilitates criminal money-laundering. Also read: Network Engineer Tries to Thwart UK Bill That Plans to Expand Surveillance State It is the first major court ruling against a bitcoin exchange in China, which could […]

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Network Engineer Tries to Thwart UK Bill That Plans to Expand Surveillance State

Network Engineer Tries to Thwart UK Bill That Plans to Expand Surveillance State

As the UK parliament is on the precipice of passing a new surveillance bill into law, one British engineer is trying to halt its progress through an anonymizing system that runs on top of the Tor anonymity network. Also read: Blockstream Welcomes New Members to Their Team, Hires On Christian Decker OnionDSL: The Tor-based ISP British lawmakers […]

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