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Blockchain Defence System Unveiled To Increase Chance Of Crypto-Adoption

Each day, new fears about the risks of the crypto-universe are passed out to onlookers who worry about being scammed online. Whilst some of these fears are indeed justified, safe and careful investment within cryptocurrency can be a secure and fulfilling experience. The idea of scammers trying to trick you for financial gain however can be off-putting for new people who want to get involved in cryptocurrency. That’s why activities such as this one by BrandShield are ever more important. BrandShield are a company who have developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) which can help to combat abuse targeted towards brands...

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Higher Education Establishments Pose Risk To Blockchain

Last week, Computer Weekly published an article detailing a study which suggests that higher education establishments are at a greater risk of exposure to malicious cryptocurrency mining attacks. According to the report, 60% of all recorded illicit mining takes place at higher education institutions, this includes Universities and Colleges. The report outlines that many of these malicious attacks are not being pushed through the network by external cyber-criminals and that they are in fact coming from internal sources, generally students who reside on University campuses. According to Warwick Ashford, the security editor for Computer Weekly, the report is based on...

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Romania To Boost Local Blockchain Interactions

It has been reported that Romania has established its first cryptocurrency organisation. The non-governmental organisation, which has been named The United Blockchain Association of Romania, was founded at the beginning of this month, with the main aim being to raise awareness of cryptocurrency by educating the public. Awareness and proper education of the sector is lacking across the world, so if this is effective, it could be a really positive movement for the cryptocurrency market. The three founding members; Andrei Stanica, Andrei Pipas and Ruxandra Iane, spoke about the organisation, saying; “All of the United Blockchain Association objectives are in...

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Decentralisation, Giving Power To Those Who Need It Most

Not enough is said about charity and the blockchain revolution, nor, not much is said about the power cryptocurrency holds in terms of its potential to issue finances to people who need it most. Within humanity, the need for charity often means that you have reached a last resort. With no finances to hand, often no address or registration documents, getting hold of a bank account is almost impossible. Without a bank account and a place to call home, getting a job is equally difficult. But without these things, how is a person or a community expected to look after...

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The Three Applications For Blockchain Technology

The Forbes Finance Council have recently published an article which refers to the ‘Three Near-term Applications for Blockchain Technology’. Written by Ben Taylor, the article covers benefits of the blockchain within Audits, Security and Cryptocurrencies. Whilst the three areas covered by Taylor do seem pretty obvious, he does offer an interesting insight. This is important as the Forbes Financial Council are of course a name that can be relied on. I would consider them to be a reliable source for information and therefore would like to take note on what they are saying. What do Forbes have to say about...

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