Is the NSA Using Zero-Day Exploits before Reporting Them?

According to the NSA, it will report zero-day security vulnerabilities to software vendors “9 out of 10 times.” The other 10% of the time, it won’t say what it does with them, but it does say there are times when the military and national security benefits outweigh the benefit to disclosing vulnerabilities to vendors. The […]

Financial Times Writer Calls Bitcoin A "Pyramid Scheme"

Dan McCrum was only mostly wrong in his factual assertions about Bitcoin recently. It was a bit sad to see someone demonstrate such little actual understanding, but deliver such an offensive opinion about Bitcoin. To his credit, McCrum did interview at least one mining pool operator for his article, but nevertheless managed to even get […]

Beginner’s Guide to the Best VPN Services in 2016

The post Beginner’s Guide to the Best VPN Services in 2016 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Recently we’ve published one of our most popular posts ever titled “How to access the Darknet in under 2 minutes“. If you don’t want to go through the whole post here it is in a nutshell: download TOR Use […]

The Chinese Bitcoin Exchange Landscape – Interview with Jeremy Cho from LakeBTC

Lately, Bitcoin has been gaining momentum while the trading volumes have been growing like never before. Currently, China is leading the digital currency exchange Industry by having one of the largest concentrations of cryptocurrency exchanges and where the highest bitcoin trading volumes can be found. Most of the Chinese Bitcoin exchanges have large trading volumes. […]

Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis: Price Falls Back to 380, BTC Exchanges Unable to Pinpoint Reasons

Bitcoin has had one of its best weeks since August 2014, peaking US$500 per bitcoin on November 5, reaching a new yearly high and attracting the interest of high profile Chinese investors and well-established financial institutions. However, the bitcoin price quickly depreciated as it surpassed US$500 in most Chinese exchanges including Huobi and BTC China, […]

Quadriga Will Launch the First Canadian Blockchain R&D Lab

Quadriga Corp is launching Canada’s first exclusive research and development lab for Blockchain technology and is already working on its first project. Quadriga Corporation is launching Canada’s first R&D lab for Blockchain technology and has already drawn up plans for its very first project. In a press release, Vancouver-based Quadriga, widely known as Canada’s largest […]