Author: JP Buntinx

What is the FBI’s Going Dark Project?

Law enforcement agencies are working on various projects to make our internet a lot safer. Unfortunately, some of those projects also make it harder to do the things we have gotten used to over the past few years. Going Dark is a project by the FBI which revolves around intercepting communications and information. It is quite an advanced system, which may soon be expanded to include a strong focus on …
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Koler Ransomware Targets US Citizens With Fake PornHub Android App

People often say the internet is for porn, and to a certain degree they are absolutely right. In the year 2017 however, the Internet is also for ransomware and other types of malware. A new type of malicious software on Android combines both porn and ransomware into one powerful threat. Various adult content websites have been targeted by ads for a fake Pornhub Android app, which effectively contained the Koler …
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What is Proof of Elapsed Time?

A few years ago, Intel came up with an interesting consensus algorithm which may find its way to cryptocurrency at some point in the future. This concept is known as Proof of Elapsed Time, which is quite interesting to keep an eye on. The goal is to properly achieve distributed consensus in an efficient manner. Whether or not any cryptocurrencies will ever incorporate this technology, remains to be seen though. …
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TEO is a Consumer Robot Capable of Ironing Your Clothes

It is evident consumer robots will the next big market to tackle for manufacturers. So far, no one knows for sure what types of robots, we can expect to be created in the coming years. TEO is an intriguing robot which is capable of ironing clothes. Considering how a lot of people hate ironing, robots like these could become quite popular in the coming years. It is possible we will …
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