IOTA cryptocurrency shuts down entire network after wallet hack

IOTA cryptocurrency shuts down entire network after wallet hack

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Image: Tinkersynth, ZDNet, IOTA Foundation IOTA Foundation, the nonprofit organization behind the IOTA cryptocurrency, has shut down its entire network this week after hackers exploited a vulnerability in the official IOTA wallet app to steal user funds.The attack happened this week, Wednesday, on February 12, 2020, according to a message the foundation posted on its…
Cryptocurrency hackers stole less money in 2019, despite higher activity

Cryptocurrency hackers stole less money in 2019, despite higher activity

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Cryptocurrency criminals ramped up their activity last year, carrying out more hacks but stealing less money. According to blockchain analysis company Chainalysis, 2019 saw more cryptocurrency hacks than any other year to date. [Read: Heres how law enforcem…
Generate Logic Apps and Flows to Publish Data to SQL DB Part II | Block Talk

Generate Logic Apps and Flows to Publish Data to SQL DB Part II |...

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Play Generate Logic Apps and Flows to Publish Data to SQL DB Part II 06:46 Sign in to queue Sorry, an error occurred. Description In this session we show how to use the Blockchain Developer extension for VS Code to generate Logic Apps and Flows to publish ledger events to a DB.Watch Part I: Generate-Logic-Apps-and-Flows-to-Publish-Data-to-SQL-DBFor more…
The IRS’ Fortnite Currency Tax Mishap Is a ‘Black Mirror’ Moment for Gaming

The IRS’ Fortnite Currency Tax Mishap Is a ‘Black Mirror’ Moment for Gaming

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The IRS mistakenly classified in-game currencies as taxable for months. It removed this classification almost immediately after reports went live. This mistake hints at a dystopian future for in-game currencies. Imagine a world where not only your real-life purchases were taxed but also your in-game ones, like Fortnite’s V-bucks. We caught a little glimpse of…
This Week in Apps: YouTube TV cancels Apple’s rev share, more bad news for mobile voting, WhatsApp hits 2B users

This Week in Apps: YouTube TV cancels Apple’s rev share, more bad news for...

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Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 204 billion downloads in 2019 and $120 billion in consumer spending in 2019, according to App…