Given the strong opposition for crackdown on digital currencies, the south Korean government moves on with outflanking strategy.
The south Korean government said that it would impose a 24.2 % income tax on its Cryptocurrency exchange.
According to South Korea’s latest law, all companies earning more than 20 billion Korean Won ($18.7 million) will have to pay 22% corporate tax and 2.2% local income tax. Read the rest of this post »
Published by Andrew Gonzalez on January 26, 2018 1:20 am and last modified on January 26, 2018 1:21 am.
Data Privacy Day – held annually on January 28 – is a global effort to create awareness about how consumer information is handled in our digital society.
IPVanish VPN is one of more than 300 organizations in official support as a Data Privacy Champion. Champions represent those dedicated to respecting online privacy, safeguarding user data, and enabling consumer trust. Read the rest of this post »
Published by Matt Johnston on January 25, 2018 9:30 am and last modified on January 25, 2018 9:35 am.
At the end of January 2018, Spectre and Meltdown, the biggest security flaws in history, continues to add chapters.
All last week, lots of users complaint Intel has a patching problem. After installing Intel’s Spectre/Meltdown patch, their computers spontaneously reboot.
The executive vice president Neil Shenoy announced bug that causes unusual reboot problem has been found. He told users to stop deploying this patches entirely until they develop a better version. Read the rest of this post »
Published by Andrew Gonzalez on January 23, 2018 3:34 am and last modified on January 23, 2018 3:36 am.
With bitcoin’s popularity soaring, the bitcoin system has been straining to handle the load. Two bitcoin-obsessed engineers, Poon and Dryja met and discussed the central problem of bitcoin. They are trying to make bitcoin more useful.
It turns out that the bitcoin network’s design effectively limits it to handling three to seven transactions per second, compared with tens of thousands per second for Visa. That causes high fee with long transaction time while bitcoin has been famous for instant and free payment all over the world. Read the rest of this post »
Published by Andrew Gonzalez on January 22, 2018 4:54 am and last modified on January 23, 2018 2:34 am.
XUC officially entered OKEX currency transaction zone at 16:00 on January 19. From now on, you can buy XUC with currency from OKEX.
OKEX is one of the leading digital asset transaction platforms in the world. The number of transactions of KEX is one of the largest in the world. Its legal currency transaction zone currently supports BTC/LTC/ETH/ETC/BCH/USDT, and the above currencies are the mainstream currency in the market. This time, XUC ranks on the list which is unprecedented! Read the rest of this post »
Published by Andrew Gonzalez on January 19, 2018 4:16 pm and last modified on January 22, 2018 1:10 am.
A discovery underscores the rising arms race among competing malware developers. More and more aggressive malware has been created to attack mobile device.
Last year, researchers found what was most likely the world’s most sophisticated espionage app ever written for the Android mobile operating system at the time. You need to be more cautious if you are an Android user.
Now, researchers have uncovered a new Android spying platform that includes location-based audio recording and other features that have never been seen in the wild before. It is Skygofree which is much more dangerous than the FBI Ransomware and other police-theme viruses. Read the rest of this post »
Published by Andrew Gonzalez on January 17, 2018 2:30 am and last modified on January 18, 2018 7:48 am.
TorGuard, a virtual private network (VPN) service provider, has started accepting lightning network payments on the bitcoin backbone, although the technology has yet to be officially released. TorGuard made the announcement on Twitter, stating that “testnet is so boring”. TorGuard is not the first company to accept mainnet payments over the Lightning Network. May be later the nascent technology will be used worldwide. Read the rest of this post »
Published by Matt Johnston on January 11, 2018 1:23 pm and last modified on January 11, 2018 1:36 pm.
In the beginning of 2018, we are warned for one of the biggest security flaws in history. The news has emerged about Meltdown and Spectre. A bug in Intel chips allows low-privilege processes to access memory in the computer’s kernel, the machine’s most privileged inner sanctum. The security flaws affect processors made by Intel, AMD, and ARM.
Erik Bosman, a colleague of Gras in Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam’s VUSEC security group, successfully reproduced one of the Intel attacks, which take advantage of a feature in chips known as “speculative execution.” The newly discovered vulnerabilities are devastating because they affect the vast majority of Central Processing Units (CPUs). It is able to affect almost every computer in the world. Read the rest of this post »
Published by Andrew Gonzalez on January 8, 2018 10:03 am and last modified on January 9, 2018 8:37 am.
Facebook has gained world popularity now and is used by almost everyone. It provides the users with the best and easiest methods of connecting with the loved ones, making new connections, or even gathering news and information. A person who has ever thought of traveling to China, and is also an active user of Facebook, will face difficulties once he reaches there. He will lose all connections with the social world. Also, many other social networking sites are banned as well. But does a ban or censorship from the government make any difference? The answer is no. There are methods to access Facebook, and one just has to go through the methods that are listed under to use Facebook successfully through their android phones. Read the rest of this post »
Published by Deb Mirren on December 1, 2017 11:55 pm and last modified on January 17, 2018 7:10 am.
Twitbird is a Popular app and it is a super-fast Twitter client loaded with unique features that’s a joy to use on iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. It includes many of the cool features that you’ve seen separately in other Twitter clients but rarely together. From timeline to map search and four beautiful themes, Twitbird offers advanced Twitter functionality beyond your expectations. And with its logical and intuitive interface. If you are traveling to China, then you can’t access Twitbird from there, and it will create a huge problem for you to communicate with the people who know. But there comes a question why is Twitbird banned in China?
The Chinese government has banned a number of well-known social media platforms, that are elsewhere ruling with their connectivity capability. A number of applications and entertainment sites have been blocked as well so that the country does not have to compromise with the security. Basically, the Chinese Government has taken this extreme step to protect the country from terrorism and safeguard the citizens from hacking or anything that concerns cybercrime. There are a number of features that the social media has benefitted the people with. So, while the rest of the world gets the advantages of social media and are able to connect with people across the globe, the Chinese are under the strict scrutiny of the Great Firewall. Though China has social media platforms that are designed in the same manner as twitter or Facebook or Instagram, they are completely different from the others are. Read the rest of this post »
Published by Deb Mirren on November 5, 2017 2:11 pm and last modified on December 20, 2017 12:07 pm.