With the emergence of Ryuk, the amount of crypto ransomware rose 90% in Q1 2019, as revealed from Coveware’s data.
The Ethereum 2.0 Proof-of-Stake (PoS) testnet is now live! This testnet aims to be the updated version of the existing Ethereum Proof-of-Work (PoW) Blockchain, according to the post written by the Co-Founder of Prysmatic Labs, Preston Van Loon in Medium.
Hyperledger announced in its official blog post introducing its 13th project Hyperledger Aries: the infrastructure for blockchain-rooted, peer-to-peer interactions.
Blockchain is the new electricity and the biggest invention after the emergence of the Internet. Now it is the most disruptive distributed technology, used to conduct secured transactions, carried out in a decentralized manner. Although this technology has been introduced with Bitcoin and is commonl...
Scalability refers to a blockchain’s ability to handle large quantities of transactions. It is essential for the mainstream adoption of a blockchain, as (for example) a highly scalable smart contract platform enables dApps with large quantities of users and bulk trading volumes. The key metric commo...
Europe takes a proactive approach on regulation of Blockchain Technology
Standard Kepler CEO David Tang recently authored a series of articles on the subject of blockchain and cryptocurrency misconceptions. This week we have a look at the last two of these misconceptions.
The issue of implementing more frequent small hard forks had been raised in the latest bi-weekly conference for the Ethereum community coders held on 12 April. This question was raised by Tim Beiko, the meeting’s moderator. Another developer suggests a shorter span between forks by quoting core deve...
Common Blockchain Misconceptions – Part 1 of 3
Common Blockchain Misconceptions – Part 2 of 3
hristine Lagarde – managing director of International Monetary Fund (IMF) spoke to CNBC that the cryptocurrency are “clearly shaking the system”, following a panel on “Money and Payments in the Digital Age” hosted by World Bank Group and the IMF in Washington, D.C.
Mimblewimble is a protocol that increases privacy of transactions without having any impact on the verification process and scalability. Learn more about Mimblewimble and what it has to offer and get a glimpse of the future of blockchain technology.
A practical guide for developing blockchain applications leveraging Hyperledger Fabric - Part 2.
According to Moody’s latest report titled “Blockchain Improves Operational Efficiency for Securitizations, Amid New Risks,”, there are several warnings on the use of private blockchain.
Blockchain community open to more regulations to make technology more mainstream
Beapy – a cryptojacking malware targeting Chinese enterprises to exploit and stolen and hardcode credentials by using EternalBlue. This leaked NSA tool targets the weakness in Windows SMB protocol to facilitate the spread of files across the networks, according to its blog post published in Symantec...
We do not recommend users to open excel (especially excel files among other office format files) from an unknown source. Hacker can gain full control of your computer, including the access of all files, screenshots, your web camera and all information typed by your keyboard!
A practical guide for blockchain application developers leveraging Hyperledger Fabric platform - Part 1.
The Washington State Senate introduced a bill that “recognizes the validity of distributed ledger technology”, which will amend the “purpose and construction” and “definitions” under the “Washington Electronic Authentication Act”.
Matthew Lam of Blockchain.News spoke at the Macau Institute of Management (MIM) on blockchain applications in daily life. As hosted by MIM, the seminar enables Macau millennials to gain deeper understanding on the foundation of blockchain technology and its applications.