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The Ayes and the Noes for Cryptocurrencies on Paypal

22 Oct 2020 1 minute read 1 comment ircrp

  With one of the most adapted online financial services announcing on 21st of October that it is about to support the purchases, sale and holding of Cryptocurrencies starting with the United States in the next year of 2021 we will dive into the good...

Bitcoin flirts with its yearly high

21 Oct 2020 1 minute read 2 comments ircrp

  With uncertainty ahead of us in terms of the prolonging pandemic, the upcoming U.S. elections and some pending actions such as Mt Gox rehabilitation plan, the last weeks of price action of Bitcoin remains bullish. As of the time of writing the Bitc...

Call or SMS based authentication is still not the best choice

20 Oct 2020 1 minute read 2 comments ircrp

    With majority of the telecommunication companies running on crappy old hardware which for years has been deemed too costly to upgrade, the opportunity for attackers exploiting the legacy telecoms protocols increases. For instance in September of...

Toshiba aims to generate $3 billion revenue through quantum crypto advancements by 2030

19 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments ircrp

The Tokyo based Toshiba Corporation is currently contributing and investing towards advancements of the cryptographic solutions driven by quantum computing. The company is expecting the cyber security sector to grow by some $12 billion to solve the d...

Monero's Oxygen Orion Upgrade Successful

18 Oct 2020 1 minute read 4 comments ircrp

  As of 18th of October 2020 the upgrade branded by Monero as Oxygen Orion has finally went live as planned, exactly two months after being first announced by the Core Developers. The upgrade focuses on new technological changes most notably deliveri...

The long awaited launch of Filecoin is finally here

17 Oct 2020 1 minute read 3 comments ircrp

  One of the most awaited Initial Coin Offering (ICO) since the times of EOS cryptocurrency has finally delivered on its long awaited promise and launched its main net, opening the doors to the token being listed on exchanges. Filecoin (FIL) the toke...

Another bad day for Microsoft Security

14 Oct 2020 1 minute read 2 comments ircrp

  For those working in Microsoft's Window Security department the past months must've been quite intense. Starting on the Zerologon vulnerability disclosed back in August which was still heavily exploited in the past weeks, to yet another huge vulner...

Electrum wallet app hack accumulates over $25 million in BTC

12 Oct 2020 1 minute read 3 comments ircrp

  An ongoing hack technique first reported in the late 2018 allowing hackers to accumulate over 2,182 Bitcoin has now cost its victims over $25 million in today's fiat equivalent value of the stolen funds. The clever technique reported to be capable...

Privacy beyond VPN - Browser Isolation

10 Oct 2020 1 minute read 2 comments ircrp

  With privacy being a topic constantly on the rise, one could naively assume that simply using a VPN sorts out most of our privacy problems. I am afraid it simply doesn't in most cases and the key to staying on top of the game is staying educated.  ...

Vast majority disagrees with United Kingdom's Crypto Derivatives ban

9 Oct 2020 1 minute read 4 comments ircrp

  Further to the recent news announcing a regulatory ban being enforced preventing retail investors from using Crypto Derivatives solutions from the beginning of new year in the United Kingdom, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has shortly after...