Blockchain technology has already found its way into local government services in the United States, but Nevada particularly is proactive, the AP reported on Jan. 7. Citing specifically the use of blockchain to issue digital marriage certificates, the publication found that two counties in the Silver State had already integrated the technology or were running trials.Read More →

ether

The cryptocurrency industry is usually under development as the tech underpinning blockchain is still very new. One such project that may undergo an important update to its mining algorithm is Ethereum. On January 4th, members of Ethereum’s open-source development community came to a preliminary agreement to implement an important new algorithmRead More →

Ransomware

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 →

crypto

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 →