Hacking attacks occur at the least opportune times. Script.cc, a mining site, ran a server upgrade and later found its database had been breached. The company hopes to be up and running soon after moving to a new server following the attack that emptied its wallet. Script.cc recently posted a notice advising customers they are […]
Large corporations and government organisations are often targets for hackers, and as a result, rely on cybersecurity firms to provide security guidance. However, in an ironic twist, one cybersecurity firm may have actually hacked its own clients. Tiversa is a Pittsburgh-based security consultancy, and according to an ex-employee, Tiversa stages data breaches to extort clients. The post […]
Drinker Biddle & Reath’s Charles Cowan looks at why insurance companies have so far hesitated to work with bitcoin companies.
Ascribe, a platform which enables artists to record their intellectual properties on the Bitcoin blockchain has raised US $2 million in a seed funding round from investors including Barry Silbert’s Digital Currency Group, Earlybird Venture Capital, Freelands Ventures, and other angel investors. With the new financing, Ascribe aims to improve its platform to make it […]
Originally designed to democratize power within the financial system, Bitcoin’s blockchain technology is now playing a role in the area of democracy itself. Despite receiving much attention, online voting adoption has yet to take off meaningfully worldwide, amid concerns that existing platforms are vulnerable to fraud, corruption and sabotage. Last year a team accredited to […]
Matt Weiss, Dan Elitzer and Joe Gerber examine how the technology behind bitcoin could assist with emergency and long-term medical treatment.
Bitso has closed a seed funding round led by the Barry Silbert-backed investment fund Bitcoin Opportunity Corp.
CoinDesk speaks to ex-Coinbase CCO Martine Niejadlik regarding the state of compliance and regulation in the digital currency industry.
Kids will have a chance to learn about bitcoin and even take their in-game currency to the real world, thanks to games from Minecraft server PlayMC.
In March, Bitcoin Magazine covered the digital economy startup Digital Asset Holdings, headed by the financial superstar Blythe Masters, a former JPMorgan Chase & Co. executive. Digital Asset Holdings uses distributed ledgers to track and settle both digital and mainstream financial assets in a cryptographically secure environment where counterparty risk is minimized, and settlement times […]