crypto

privacy

Encrypted Messaging App Signal Says It Won’t Comply With Australia’s New Backdoor Bill

Signal joins Apple, Google, Microsoft, and other tech giants who have already condemned and protested the bill.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5 days ago
cryptocurrency

10 Years of the Blockchain: What Is Bitcoin, Really?

The Bitcoin white paper was released into the world 10 years ago today, so we asked some influential people in the space—including the guy who spent 10,000 bitcoins on pizza in 2010—what it is and where it's going.
Jordan Pearson
10.31.18
crypto

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg: We’re Very Committed to Encryption in WhatsApp

During a Senate hearing, Sandberg said Facebook, which owns WhatsApp, is still using end-to-end encryption, but did leave room for potential changes.
Joseph Cox
9.5.18
Internet Insecurity

People Are Freaking Out That PGP Is ‘Broken’—But You Shouldn’t Be Using It Anyway

Hackers that can intercept your encrypted emails, or steal your emails from your computer or a server, may be able to decrypt them taking advantage of new vulnerabilities found in the way some email clients treat HTML.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.14.18
encrypt all the things

You Can Finally Encrypt Slack Messages So Your Boss Can't Read Them

'Shhlack' allows you to send end-to-end encrypted messages within the popular chat app.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.3.18
big surprise

Okay, Let’s Talk About John McAfee’s Paid ICO Promotions

McAfee charges $100K per tweet to promote companies that sell digital tokens to investors in crowd sales.
Jordan Pearson
4.5.18
cryptocurrency

This Guy Lives on a Yacht He Bought With Money He Made Selling 'Pepe Cash'

"I definitely got my 27-footer directly thanks to the major rise in Rare Pepe and Pepe Cash price."
Sébastien Wesolowski
2.14.18
Words

Cryptocurrencies Aren't 'Crypto'

As the price of Bitcoin and Ethereum skyrocket, and more and more people who are unfamiliar with technology join in the craze, words start to lose their original and correct meaning.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.28.17
malware

20 Percent of Mobile Cryptocurrency Malware Attacks Are In the US

And infection rates could rise.
Jordan Pearson
11.9.17
Bitcoin

Russia Plans to Block Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Bitcoin takes another hit abroad.
Jordan Pearson
10.10.17
galaxy brain

Why Motherboard Is Capitalizing 'Bitcoin' Again

A story about normalizing technology.
Jordan Pearson
8.28.17
oh god

The Original Goatse Site Is Launching Its Own Cryptocurrency

Again.
Jordan Pearson
8.9.17
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