Triple rape suspect caught on camera ‘with first victim he abducted at knifepoint’ days before his arrest

THIS is the chilling moment a fugitive rape suspect casually strolled into a petrol station after allegedly abducting his first victim at knifepoint. Joseph McCann, 34, wanted for three rapes in southeast England, is now in custody after two more women were abducted 150 miles away in Cheshire yesterday evening. Hertfordshire Police said the first woman was approached at around […]

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Trezor Plays Down Ledger’s Claim That Wallet Is Open To Attack

Trezor, a hardware wallet manufacturer, has released a detailed report refuting claims made by Ledger, another hardware wallet manufacturer, that its wallet can easily be compromised. As per the response published on the official Trezor blog, the hardware manufacturer said that the issues raised by Ledger are not a threat not to its hardware wallet but also to any other […]

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Bitcoin Is More Vulnerable To Attack Than XRP, Says Ripple CTO

Ripple and Bitcoin have been compared more than once, and their features have been addressed by the crypto experts various times. Just recently EThereum’s Vitalik Buterin compared the two projects and named the winner. Bitcoin is more vulnerable to attacks than XRP Ripple CTO, David Schwartz recently said that he believes Bitcoin is more vulnerable to attacks that XRP. He issued a response […]

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Is The ETC 51% Attack A Call For New Security Models

There is one question that still lingers in the air which is, are decentralised systems naturally vulnerable to 51 percent attacks? The recent attack against the Ethereum Classic network shows that there are limits of decentralisation and flaws in the current processes of securing digital assets and hints at the ways that these risks can be calculated. 51% attacks Currently, […]

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Bitcoin [BTC]: 51% attack is really hard, says core developer

Earlier this week, Ethereum Classic turned out to be the most controversial cryptocurrency in the market. The leading coin was under the community’s scrutiny as its blockchain succumbed to a deep chain reorganization that included double spend. The announcement regarding the 51% attack was first made by Coinbase, a leading cryptocurrency exchange platform in the US, stating that they have stopped […]

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Critical Bug Found in Bitcoin Core Invokes the Multiple Client Argument

Over the last 24 hours, the cryptocurrency community has been discussing a critical vulnerability that was found in the Bitcoin Core (BTC) reference client. A bug introduced in Bitcoin Core version 0.14, that also affects all subsequent versions, could have caused a great majority of current Core nodes to crash. According to the developer’s Optech newsletter, Core contributors released a […]

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Cryptojacking Becomes ‘More Attractive’ to Criminals in The Netherlands, Security Agency Says

Fraudsters started leaving traditional cyber-attack practices like ransomware for crypto hacking as a faster and easier way of stealing money, the latest Dutch government report showed. Cryptojacking has emerged as one of the new popular digital tools for criminals in the Netherlands, a report by Dutch National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism published on Tuesday revealed.  Dubbed Cyber Security Assessment […]

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