Category Archives: Cyber security

Pro-Russia Social Media Takes Aim at Macron as ‘Yellow Vests’ Rage

By Carol Matlack of Bloomberg Emmanuel Macron successfully dodged cyberattacks and fake news reports that were widely blamed on a Kremlin effort to destabilize his 2017 presidential campaign. Now, with France convulsed by violent protests, the Russians appear to be … Continue reading

Posted in Cyber security, Emmanuel Macron, Russia

Price of bitcoin falls below cost to mine

By Ed Zwirn of the New York Post To add to the misery to bitcoin enthusiasts, the act of finding or “mining” the cryptocurrency has become unprofitable as the price continues to crater. This raises further questions about the viability … Continue reading

Posted in Bitcoin, Blockchain, Crypto, Cyber security

What We Now Know About Iran’s Global Propaganda Campaign

By Issie Lapowsky in Wired They set up phony news sites with stories ripped from other sources, backing up their state-sponsored agenda. They stole photos for their social media profiles and made up names. They formed an incestuous web of … Continue reading

Posted in Cyber security, Facebook, Hacking

Is Blockchain the Future of Antivirus?

By Steve Bassi of Polyswarm Blockchain is often conflated with cryptocurrency as a speculative asset. Most media publications tend to focus on the market volatility and potential value of a currency while dragging blockchain and smart contracts into the discussion. … Continue reading

Posted in Blockchain, Cyber security

Six Big Takeaways from Mueller’s Indictment of Russian Intel Officers

by Andy Wright, Alex Whiting, Ryan Goodman and Kate Brannen of Just Security Here are two of the six: 5. Mueller Investigation Vitality: Notwithstanding the laments and wishful thinking from people like Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) and Rudy Giuliani, Trump’s … Continue reading

Posted in Cyber security, Donald Trump, Elections, Investigation, Political parties, Robert Mueller, Russia, United States