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Large Bitcoin transfers took place three months before Ulbricht’s arrest. Continue reading
Just as quickly as the Silk Road’s defense created an alternate theory that the massive drug market was run by Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles, the prosecution and judge in the case have now shoved key elements of the story back into the closet.
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“It’s the difference between ‘Yes, master’ and ‘I CAN’T LET YOU DO THAT DAVE.” Continue reading
In wake of Paris attacks, David Cameron targets encrypted communication services. Continue reading
Uses a lesser-known anonymity network and accepts Dogecoin. Continue reading
Without a last-minute deal, alleged kingpin Ross Ulbricht takes his chances. Continue reading
The firm preserved its old system for investigators and adopted better security. Continue reading
The UK-based firm investigates security breach, says up to 19,000 BTC stolen. Continue reading
Advocates say tools that cloak online identities are needed to protect activists. Prosecutors say they hinder efforts to police all kinds of crime, from child pornography to illegal gun sales. Continue reading
Americans retailers and banks are preparing for the wide release of a security technology in which a chip embedded into credit and debit cards can substantially reduce many forms of fraud. Continue reading
Prosecutors invoke 18th-century All Writs Act to get around thorny problem. Continue reading
Proof-of-concept exploit against LastPass could easily be extended to other apps. Continue reading
In 1989, the year the Berlin Wall began to fall, American artist Jim Sanborn was busy working on his Kryptos sculpture, a cryptographic puzzle wrapped in a riddle that he created for the CIA’s headquarters and that has been driving amateur and professional cryptographers mad ever since. To honor the 25th anniversary of the Wall’s […]
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The remarkable story of Bletchley Park’s top female codebreaker Continue reading
Collision attack against widely used MD5 algorithm took 10 hours, cost just 65 cents. Continue reading
Open source tool tests connections for crypto flaws. Continue reading
“Privacy has never been an absolute right,” GCHQ chief Robert Hannigan says. Continue reading
Darkcoin, bitcoin’s more anonymous cousin, is increasingly being used for online drug deals. Ironically, this could actually help take it mainstream.
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