In December of 2016, Yahoo announced it had uncovered a massive data hack, compromising more than 1 billion user accounts. This was in addition to an earlier 2014 data breach, which had affected over 500 million users. While users may scream for blood when such a breach happens – usually blaming the owners of the affected websites – the real culprit can likely be found in their own bathroom mirrors.
You see, many data breaches are caused by one seemingly innocent common factor: computer and mobile device users reuse their passwords on multiple websites at an alarmingly high rate.
When you visit a website, you are allowing that site to access a lot of information about your computer’s configuration. Combined, this information can create a kind of fingerprint — a signature that could be used to identify you and your computer. “Browser fingerprinting” is a method of tracking web browsers by the configuration and settings information they make visible to websites, rather than traditional tracking methods such as IP addresses and unique cookies. Some companies use this technology to try to identify individual computers. How secure is your browser from attack from Internet. Here are our favorite free online Continue reading →
With the recent Bitfinex heist models for decentralized exchanges have received a bit more attention as usual.
This is a repeating pattern happening every few months after a major incident.
And it goes back to business as usual after people are entertained by the next soap opera.
So I do not expect that the majority of cryptoland citizens will radically change their behavior. And that has several understandable reasons.
But beside that, Continue reading →
If you are curious if the time of the next financial crisis is coming, please check and first on didthesystemcollapse.com .This is very good reason to migrate to Bitcoin.Gold and Silver are real money. Paper money only started having value because it used to be backed by gold several decades ago. Now it’s backed by nothing except mass delusion and geopolitics. Since the 2008 economic collapse, central banks around the world have overdosed on financial stimulus and printing money out of thin air.
Looks like that the American ambassador in Bulgaria Eric Rubin is great supporter of TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership). The problem is that he and some other close to TTIP fans, started to use statistics from one very strange “report”. The report, itself is labeled “Made in Bulgaria” by the Bulgarian Academy of Science. It is all full with expected positive effects which can be experienced almost immediately after TTIP become reality. The main problem now is that the Bulgarian Academy of Science never create, order or
Revolutionary greetings on this June 11! Solidarity with all Earth warriors and anarchists behind bars!
We are up against a system of power and profit, a system which is destroying the planet and forcing the people into poverty and imprisonment. Many of us who have fought back found ourselves in the crosshairs of an extensive counter-intelligence apparatus who use trumped-up “terrorism” charges and entrapment by informants to put us in prison for years. There are many lessons Continue reading →
Barcelona Bitcoin Community proudly presents next Bitcoin meetup in FabLab Barcelona with special guest Andreas Antonopoulos. The meeting is scheduled for 24th of March 2016 and will take place at our great hosts from FabLab Barcelona.
Language (talk and Q&A): English
Free entrance with previous reservation.
Andreas Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in bitcoin. He is the author of “Mastering Bitcoin”, published by O’Reilly Media and considered by many to be the best technical guide to bitcoin.
As an engaging public speaker, teacher and writer, Andreas makes complex subjects accessible and easy to understand. As an advisor, he helps Continue reading →