Driving Privacy Regulators Crazy: UK Probes Uber Breach

Driving Privacy Regulators Crazy: UK Probes Uber Breach
Breach Notification , Breach Response , Data Breach 'Deliberately Concealing Breaches' Escalates Fines, Privacy Watchdog Warns( euroinfosec ) • November 22, 2017    Uber competed with taxis in London until...
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Feds Indict Iranian Over 'Game of Thrones' Hacks

Feds Indict Iranian Over 'Game of Thrones' Hacks
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Breach Response , Data Breach , Data Loss Iranian National Charged With Extortion, Leaking Unreleased Episodes( jeremy_kirk ) • November 22, 2017    The Night King from the HBO series...
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Uber Concealed Breach of 57 Million Accounts for a Year

Uber Concealed Breach of 57 Million Accounts for a Year
Breach Response , Data Breach , Data Loss Firm Paid Hackers $100,000, But Was It Bug Bounty Reward or Extortion Payoff?( jeremy_kirk ) • November 22, 2017     Uber...
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Email Infiltration and DMARC

Email Infiltration and DMARC Agari's Patrick Peterson on How to Leverage Experiences from DMARC Pioneers We all see the headlines about high-profile breaches that started because of a phishing exploit. But...
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Email Security and the New DHS Directive

Email Security and the New DHS Directive Agari's Patrick Peterson on Complying with Binding Operational Directive 18-01 U.S. government agencies now find themselves having to comply with Binding Operational Directive 18-01...
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Fast and Furious Data Breach Scandal Overtakes Uber

Fast and Furious Data Breach Scandal Overtakes Uber
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Breach Notification , Breach Preparedness , Breach Response Fast and Furious Data Breach Scandal Overtakes Uber Ride-Sharing Firm Reportedly Fired CSO for Concealing 2016 Breach( euroinfosec ) • November 22,...
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Device Manufacturers Working on Patches for Intel Chip Flaws

Acer, Dell, Fujitsu, HPE, Lenovo, Intel and Panasonic are working on releasing patches for the recently disclosed vulnerabilities affecting Intel CPUs, but it could take a while until firmware updates...
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$413: Ether Prices Within a Whisker of All-Time High

Update: Ether hit a new all-time price high of $414.90 at around 15:48 UTC today. The price of ether, ethereum's native token, is closing in on record highs above $400. Soon...
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Air New Zealand, Winding Tree Team Up for Blockchain Exploration

Air New Zealand has announced a new partnership with decentralized travel platform Winding Tree to explore applications of blockchain technology in the airline's business. The arrangement will investigate whether the...
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Flying High: Bitcoin Cash Rallies on Korean Volume Spike


Bitcoin cash is flying high today and could gain more altitude in the near-term. This morning, the bitcoin cash-U.S. dollar (BCH/USD) exchange rate clocked an 11-day high of $1,623.80 at...
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UC Berkeley, KyberNetwork Partner for Decentralized Exchange Research

Digital asset platform KyberNetwork is teaming up with a University of California, Berkeley, blockchain group to study ways to build better decentralized exchanges. The group, Blockchain at Berkeley, announced the...
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South Korean Finance Watchdog Has 'No Plans' to Regulate Bitcoin Trading

The governor of a South Korean financial regulator has said it has "no plans" to supervise bitcoin trading, according to a report. In remarks made to reporters today, Choe Heung-sik,...
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Thanksgiving Lull? Bitcoin Trades Sideways But Rally May Continue


Bitcoin is continuing its sideways journey today. A move to fresh all-time highs above $8,300 earlier this week has been followed by consolidation in the range of $8,000-$8,300. At press...
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US Defense Bill Could Give Big Boost to Blockchain

An obscure provision tucked into a defense spending bill could serve as a springboard for blockchain adoption across U.S. government agencies. Part of a larger bill called the National Defense...
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Austrian Bank Raiffeisen Enlists in R3 Blockchain Consortium

Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) has become the first Austrian banking group to join the R3 distributed ledger (DLT) consortium. The bank, which operates a banking network in central and eastern...
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Grab raids Paytm for new CTO

Grab, the leading on-demand transportation and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia, today announced it has appointed Vikas Agrawal as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for GrabPay, its mobile payments platform....
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Nasdaq to Build Blockchain Voting System for Securities Depository Strate

Exchange operator Nasdaq announced yesterday that it is developing an electronic shareholder voting system based on blockchain technology for the South African capital markets. To be delivered to South African...
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Bitcoin Gold Wallet Scam Nets $3 Million in Illicit Earnings


More than $3.3 million has been stolen as part of an elaborate scam that took advantage of bitcoin users seeking to claim their share of the newly created cryptocurrency bitcoin...
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Ontario Securities Commission seeks applicants for fintech advisory committee

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is seeking applications for membership on its Fintech Advisory Committee (FAC). The FAC advises OSC LaunchPad staff on developments in the fintech space and the...
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Baseball Great Jose Canseco Predicts $10,000 Bitcoin By 2018

Former Major League Baseball star Jose Canseco is apparently a big believer in blockchain and cryptocurrencies. The 53-year-old athlete took to Twitter last night and, in a series of posts, stated...
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