We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck this vegan startup which has Bronn from Game of Thrones on its board used to get $10 million in funding from investors

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck this vegan startup which has...

VeganNation is a startup which plans to create a community of vegans worldwide through its app and an ethereum-based crypto currency offering called VeganCoin.The Israel-based company recently raised $10 million in private investment. The company has Game of Thrones star Jerome Flynn on its advisory board.This is the 17 slide pitch deck the startup used…
Cybersecurity Breach at Maryland Agency Spotlights Need for Blockchain

Cybersecurity Breach at Maryland Agency Spotlights Need for Blockchain

The Maryland Department of Labor announced that a security flaw in its databases may have exposed the sensitive and personal data of around 78,000 people. The agency commented that the breach occurred earlier this year after nine employees fell victim to what cybersecurity experts call a phishing attack. This practice is similar to what happened…
Here’s how digital forensics experts track down hackers

Here’s how digital forensics experts track down hackers

As society becomes increasingly data driven, the importance of ensuring this data’s security and fidelity grows exponentially. While prevention is still the best medicine though, tracking down those who have already entered your system is also vital. This has led to the growth of digital forensics – a field of cybersecurity focused on tracking down…
NBA & CryptoKitties Creator Team Up, Could Bring Blockchain to Masses

NBA & CryptoKitties Creator Team Up, Could Bring Blockchain to Masses

The NBA has teamed up with Dapper Labs to create a blockchain-based tokenized marketplace for NBA highlights. | Source: (i) Ethan Miller / Getty Images / AFP (ii) hmong.xyz; Edited by CCNThe National Basketball Association has long been known as one of the most progressive sports leagues in the world. They’re continuing their forward-thinking today…
How to prepare for the world’s largest hacker fest – CNET

How to prepare for the world’s largest hacker fest – CNET

The stage at the Black Hat cybersecurity conference in Las Vegas. Black Hat One of the largest gatherings of hackers is rolling into Las Vegas this week, with Black Hat and Defcon taking place back to back. The cybersecurity conferences are often referred to as "Hacker Summer Camp," which raises questions about keeping yourself safe…
A Few Thoughts about Deepfakes

A Few Thoughts about Deepfakes

Someone from the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence contacted me about a hearing they're having on the subject of deepfakes. I can't attend the hearing, but the conversation got me thinking about the subject of deepfakes, and how to handle them What You See May Not Be What Happened The idea of modifying images…
Why it’s time to drop the dogma and become blockchain rationalists

Why it’s time to drop the dogma and become blockchain rationalists

In the past few years, the conversation about cryptocurrency has taken on the tenor of a religious debate, with people either identifying as evangelists or skeptics, maximalists or minimalists. Tipping one side of the scale are the maximalists — people such as venture capitalist and blockchain industry influencer Tim Draper — who believe Bitcoin’s global…
Monetise your project with personal tokens

Monetise your project with personal tokens

Founder Mathias Odia told Springwise that the idea for came from the desire to revolutionize how people help each other. | Photo source Rawpixel on Pixabay Work & Lifestyle Start-up MintMe allows users to create blockchain tokens that can be used to crowdfund projects Spotted: Are you a content creator wondering how to monetise your…
Nasty Glupteba malware uses Bitcoin blockchain to keep itself alive

Nasty Glupteba malware uses Bitcoin blockchain to keep itself alive

Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new strain of the nefarious Gluptebamalware that uses the Bitcoin BTCblockchain to ensure it remains dangerous. TrendMicros latest blog details the previously undocumented variant, capable of invading systems to mi…
98% of Bitcoin Satoshi Vision’s activity comes from a dumb weather app

98% of Bitcoin Satoshi Vision’s activity comes from a dumb weather app

The majority of Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) network activity hasn’t anything to do with cryptocurrency. In fact, pretty much all of its current on-chain activity comes from weathersv.com, an automated weather service that simply copies data from another (centralized) weather site and writes it to the BSV blockchain. What people fail to realize is a paid subscription…
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