Bitcoin Bitcoin as a safe haven? More a speculative bet, market players say

Bitcoin's recent gains as stocks plummeted on U.S.-China trade tensions reflect not so much its safe-haven credentials but its potential …

News Hamas shifts to bitcoin for fundraising

New research shows how the armed wing of Palestinian militant group Hamas is using bitcoin to raise and move money. …

Information Security BitPay’s Copay Wallet was compromised – why and how did this happen?

Sonatype’s CTO Brian Fox, talks to TEISS on how and why BitPay’s Copay wallet was compromised, why it’s new territory, …

Information Security How real is the threat of cryptojacking?

Danielle Russell, group product marketing manager at AlienVault, an AT&T company, says that 2018 was the year of cryptojacking. Can …

News Bug in bitcoin could have brought the entire system down

The development team behind the most hack-proof and secure blockchain has recently found a DDoS vulnerability that would have been …

Threats Why cryptojacking is more harmful than you think

By Liviu Arsene, Senior e-Threat Analyst at Bitdefender In 2017, Bitcoin reached a record-high value of $19,000 per unit. Prior …

Podcast Is bitcoin the currency of our future?

Should we trust bitcoin? Can we really maintain anonymity using the currency? Questions answered on this week's teissPodcast! As part …

Information Security Taking a social lens to the cryptocurrency community

A new report on cryptocurrencies identifies the strong effect that social media posts have on price volatility. Cryptocurrencies are very much …

Threats “I haven’t invested in bitcoin, and I won’t!” – France’s Ambassador for Digital Affairs

Why does cryptocurrency make France’s Ambassador for Digital Affairs, David Martinon, feel uneasy? Watch part of his talk at TEISS2018 where …

Threats Major rise in DDoS attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges in Q4

DDoS attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges, mostly located in the Asia-Pacific region, rose significantly in Q4, even beating the total number …

Information Security Large British enterprises stockpiling Bitcoin to pay off ransomware attackers

Large British enterprises who regularly stockpile cryptocurrency to pay off ransomware hackers now constitute over half of all firms, up …

News Cryptocurrency exchange Youbit declares bankruptcy following massive cyber-attack

Suspected hackers forced Youbit, a leading South Korean cryptocurrency exchange, to declare bankruptcy after their latest attack resulted in the …