Tag: email

Political Games Delay Email Privacy Amendment Once Again

Achieving email privacy will not be for anytime soon, unfortunately, as a new bill is delayed once again. Two US senators asked the bill to be pulled from the Judiciary Committee’s agenda, as some politicians aim to abuse the right to privacy for their purposes. The road ahead will be long and filled with obstacles before we can even dream of email privacy. Political Games And Email Privacy The email …
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Kraken Warns Clients on Mt.Gox Phishing Email Targeted at BitcoinTalk Members

Digital currency exchange Kraken sent out an email yesterday warning all clients about a Mt.Gox phishing email that is allegedly being sent to members of the BitcoinTalk.com forum. The fraudulent email is crafted to appear as if it is coming from Kraken “Client Engagement” and contain a malicious Google drive link, which supposedly holds a list of the status of each Mt.Gox claim. Kraken’s official warning email explains: “If you …
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OTC Bitcoin Exchange itBit Stops Servicing Texas Residents

New York-based bitcoin exchange itBit has decided to stop providing services to Texas residents. According to an email transcript posted by Reddit user Zapf03, the exchange has started instructing their Texas-based clients to start withdrawing their funds. The email states: “We regret to inform you that starting today, itBit will no longer be supporting Texas residents.” ItBit has set an April 14th deadline for all their Texas-based customers to withdraw …
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Bitstamp Needs To Start Encrypting Emails

Although bitcoin exchanges are doing what they can to ensure customer data and funds are being kept safe at all times, the same cannot be said for the way they communicate. Emails sent by Bitstamp are not subject to encryption, neither by the exchange owners themselves nor when the email is in transit. Kraken, on the other hand, uses GPG to encrypt all of their email communication. Is this is …
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