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The document also indicates that Ripple suggests that new systems should explore leveraging digital assets as a liquidity or settlement tool, especially for cross-border transactions. On December 13th, 2018, Ripple submitted a proposal addressed to US Federal Reserve named ‘Potential federal reserve actions to support the interbank settlement of faster payment‘. According toRead More →

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We have been tracking a prolific malvertising campaign for several weeks and captured a variety of payloads, including several stealers. One that we initially identified as Arkei turned out to be Vidar, a new piece of malware recently analyzed in detail by Fumik0_ in his post: Let’s dig into Vidar – An ArkeiRead More →

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Devs at the Ethereum Foundation and at a start-up called Matter Inc have launched on testnet a Plasma scaling solution that uses ZKSNARKs to allow for 500 transactions a second or more. They say: “In Ignis verification of transactions by users is replaced by the following approach: operator(s) proposing blocks mustRead More →

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Cryptocurrency developer Unwriter is making good on his promise “to build everything on top of Bitcoin”—Bitcoin SV (BSV) to be specific. On January 3rd, the eve of the 10th anniversary of the Bitcoin genesis block, Unwriter announced on Twitter the launch of Datapay, the “simplest” JavaScript library for building and broadcasting data transactionsRead More →