Shifr Ransomware-as-a-Service Portal Only Takes a 10% Cut From Every Payment

The world has seen multiple ransomware-as-a-service tools over the past months. Even though one could argue the market is on the brink of getting saturated, that does not appear to be the case. More specifically, a new RaaS variant has been discovered, which goes by the name of Shifr. As is to be expected, this portal lets anyone create their own ransomware strain regardless of previous technical background. Shifr RaaS …
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Barclays Urges UK Regulators to Bring Bitcoin Into Play

Bitcoin and regulation are two topics which will never mix well. No one should be surprised by this news, as regulating decentralized technology is virtually impossible. Barclays bank is looking to change that trend by urging the UK government to undertake regulatory action against Bitcoin and related service providers. Barclays and FCA Are Optimistic About Bitcoin Over the past few years, there have been numerous attempts to regulate Bitcoin. So …
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Sustained Cyberattack Shuts Down British Parliament’s Email Service

Governments are still very prone to cyberattacks these days. It is only a matter of time until the next attack happens, by the look of things. The British Parliament suffered from a major attack last week, which has proven to be quite troublesome. As a result of this event, a low of lawmakers couldn’t even access their email accounts remotely. Luckily, the issue was resolved rather quickly, yet it shows …
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Cryptocurrency ICO vs Cryptocurrency Pre-ICO

The world of cryptocurrency ICOs has been on fire as of late. In most cases, these ICOs cause quite a bit of strain on the Ethereum network, which is anything but enjoyable. It now appears a lot of projects are running so-called pre-ICO token sales as well. This allows teams to collect even more money, while investors get cheaper tokens. 2. Cryptocurrency ICO The concept of a cryptocurrency ICO has …
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