Platforms like Facebook and Twitter are free because they use consumers as the product, harvesting data and selling them for profit, Patrick Thompson writes.
To be decentralized means to not be controlled by a single entity; to be distributed means to be spread out, Patrick Thompson writes.
Known only by his pseudonym JokerStash, he allegedly operated the world’s largest stolen credit cards marketplace. An analytics firm estimates he made at least $2.9 billion in BTC.
The lawsuit has been filed by a Tyler Toomey, who purchased 135 XRP in November 2020, before selling at a 50% loss in December.
The New York Police Department has published a six-page report that explains its use policy for digital currency transaction analysis.
The permanent closure comes after the exchange abruptly shut down in the wake of the attack in late December, leaving many of its users out of pocket.
Ledger has just discovered a Shopify security breach that led to the theft of 20,000 pieces of Ledger customer identification information.
Beware of downloading these three applications—Jamm, DaoPoker and eTrade—as they will allegedly steal your digital currencies.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will allow digital currency broker-dealers a period of five years without enforcement action if they can verify they have control over customers’ digital assets.
Patrick Thompson takes a closer look at the DeFi hacks of 2020, and how the attacker was able to pull off the exploit resulting in the loss of at least $154 million.
Given the magnitude of the hack, CEO Pascal Gauthier reportedly saying paying off the affected users will sink Ledger financially.