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There Will Never Be A Freedom App

28 Sep 2021 8 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

Mexico is big on Whatsapp.  I've heard it a few times, "not having Whatsapp down here is almost like not having a phone."  I can see the uses of a cellphone, especially if it's the cheapest one on the shelf at Oxxo, which is the Mexican 7-11.  I'm on...

Virgil Griffith: A Blockchain Purest or A Criminal

28 Sep 2021 2 minute read 2 comments Cje95

Today news broke that Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith pled guilty to one count of conspiracy before his trial was to start tomorrow. There are many different ways to look at this court case and I will do my best to take a step back and look at the...

Inheritance of Crytocurrencies is a Question

26 Sep 2021 1 minute read 3 comments Debesh Choudhury

Suppose a man or a woman converted most of their wealth into cryptocurrencies. Now, they want to create a legal document to distribute their digital assets to their family members. If the owner expires due to an accident or a sudden illness, can the...

Linux Gaming Gains Easy Anti-Cheat Support, Clears a Major Hurdle (Emphasis on "a")

25 Sep 2021 5 minute read 1 comment LateToTheParty

Co-published on Read.cash. Introduction: Anti-Cheat Support Finally Arrives to Linux Over the last 3 years, Linux gaming has made a lot of progress thanks to Valve's Proton compatibility layer and the translation layers of DXVK and VKD3D. If you look...

Do you know that your WhatsApp communications are not really private and secure?

24 Sep 2021 2 minute read 7 comments Greenchic

Image Source    WhatsApp is not a reliable platform in terms of its assurance of privacy   Ever since Facebook purchased Whatsapp in 2014, the privacy of the world’s largest messaging app has been degraded, so unfortunately the truth is Whatsapp is...

2021 Cybersecurity Symposium for Smart Cities Virtual Conference

21 Sep 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Matthew Rosenquist

The 2021 Cybersecurity Symposium for Smart Cities virtual conference will explore the successes and discuss the challenges of building, managing, and sustaining these communities in a secure and trustworthy manner.  Speakers include cybersecurity an...

Everybody can upgrade to Windows 11, but should you?

20 Sep 2021 7 minute read 1 comment Luca B

It was awaited for some time, it has been hinted at, and it has sparked curiosity since rumors about it started circulating in early June: Windows 11, the next version of Windows, is now officially announced for general public release on October 5, 2...

Hiring Desperation May Create Cybersecurity Risks

18 Sep 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Matthew Rosenquist

With 11 million job openings in the U.S., the most ever, how desperate will organizations be to hire personnel? I am concerned that cybersecurity risks of insiders will increase if processes for proper vetting and background checks become lax for ne...

How Does Cardano Solve The Scalability Trilemma?

16 Sep 2021 3 minute read 1 comment mpyllan

Cardano shares the same ambition as Ethereum. Both serve as a public blockchain infrastructure where developers can develop massive commercial applications.   How does Cardano ADA solve the scalability trilemma? (Photo by @theblowup on Unsplash)    ...

4 Phases of Cybersecurity Maturity

16 Sep 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Matthew Rosenquist

There are four typical evolutionary maturity levels for cybersecurity programs. The benefits and drawbacks of each phase creates a natural tension that pulls organizations forward to become better at managing risks, costs, and the friction that acco...