Category: Infographics

The Rise of the ICO

Cryptocurrency has revolutionized currency transactions, and now people are finding even more uses for the digital currency technology. When startups need to raise money to get their businesses off the ground many are turning to ICOs, or Initial Coin Offerings, to fund their projects in an unregulated way. This method is similar to IPOs and even crowdfunding in that investors own something related to the company when they make an …
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The Realm of Overseas Fund Transfers Experiences a Shift in Gear

For a long time, sending money across borders meant dealing with banks. This has changed considerably over the last two decades, mainly because of the widespread use of the Internet. Now, the international funds transfer market is going through a change in dynamics again, with some prominent FinTech companies leading the way. An example in case is UK-based TransferWise, a billion dollar unicorn that turned profitable six years after launch. …
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Ethereum’s 5001% Price Rise Explained

Ethereum – the cryptocurrency created in 2013 – has been a story of success in the crypto world. Some key events marked its ascendancy. Key technological innovations at the right time consolidated huge competitive advantages when compared to other cryptocurrencies, and in periods of crisis this coin emerged even stronger. Since the beginning and because of the successive successes of the project, Ethereum has had media coverage that further galvanized …
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How Does Fileless Ransomware Work?

Ransomware attacks rank among the most damaging for companies of all sizes. The sudden loss of file access combined with demands for quick payment and the threat of data deletion have put many IT departments on high alert, warning users never to open unsolicited email attachments, visit suspicious websites or download third-party applications. Nonetheless, hackers are working hard to evade increasing corporate scrutiny; ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) threats are now targeting the …
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