Tag: AWS

Amazon Web Services Now Includes a Blockchain-As-A-Service Option

Various technology companies have shown a keen interest in offering blockchain-as-a-service features. By doing so, these technology giants are allowing distributed ledgers to thrive, while also making it easier for developers to build new decentralized applications. Amazon Web Services is the latest company to offer BaaS, which is a rather surprising development. A Curious Decision by Amazon For quite some time now, people have been wondering if and when Amazon …
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Amazon Deploys AWS Blockchain Templates for Hyperledger Fabric and Ethereum

No one will be surprised to learn Amazon has taken a more than keen interest in blockchain technology and associated projects. In a recent blog post, the company announced AWS blockchain templates for both Ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric. It’s an interesting choice of projects to support, albeit one that also makes a lot of sense. Amazon Doubles Down on Blockchain It is not entirely surprising to learn Amazon has big plans for blockchain …
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Amazon Web Services Outage Disrupts Bitcoin Exchange Operations

When popular web services go offline all of a sudden, a wide range of popular platforms will be affected as well. In the case of the most recent Amazon web server outage incident, a  lot of bitcoin companies were caught in the crossfires as well. Relying on centralized services remains a critical problem very few companies successfully circumvent these days. AWS Outage Causes A Lot of Problems It is evident …
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AWS Cryptographic Encryption Vulnerability A Wake-up Call For Bitcoin Companies

Amazon Web Services is one of the most commonly used cloud platforms in the world. However, as it turns out, the custom encryption and authentication layer was not as secure as originally assumed. A potential weakness has been identified in a code library protecting AWS, despite passing three different external penetration tests. Also read: 21 Bitcoin Computer Review AWS Cryptographic Vulnerability Was a Serious Threat Amazon’s TLS implementation was originally …
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