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WannaCry: A Data Breach Thаt Caused A Health Crіѕіѕ

WаnnаCrу started іnfесtіng machines оn Mау 12, 2017, bеіng downloaded onto a Windows соmрutеr аnd subsequently еnсrурtіng the fіlеѕ іt rеԛuіrеѕ tо run. Whіlѕt thіѕ type оf іnfесtіоn is nоt nеw, thе sheer scale оf WаnnаCrу lеаd іt tо bе hеаdlіnе news іn mаnу соuntrіеѕ аrоund thе wоrld, еѕресіаllу Britain whеrе іt leads thе National Hеаlth Service (NHS) to ѕuѕреnd a numbеr оf ѕеrvісеѕ, including ореrаtіоnѕ. 2,108 more words

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Cryptocurrency Exchanges Need Smarter, Faster and More Secure ID Verification

Cryptocurrency is fast becoming the investment vehicle of choice for millennials and experimental stock market traders. Today’s blockchain technology, however, is very different to how digital currency like Bitcoin was first envisioned by Bitcoin creator, Satoshi Nakamoto. 475 more words


Engadget: Twitter may have resumed verifying users

Engadget: Twitter may have resumed verifying users. “Twitter took heat all through 2017 for bungling its delicate balance between protecting free speech and enforcing its policies to protect users from harassment. 60 more words

Tweaks & Updates

Why Should You Care About Your Identity if You Have Nothing to Hide?

An ordinary person usually has nothing to hide actually but when this person is asked for their email login or bank account then he or she may refuse to do so. 491 more words

Digital Identity

Current Identity Verification Undermines Your Privacy and Security

Identity is very important when it comes to our online presence and communicating with the internet and with people in general. These days it is mandatory to digitize our personal identity which can change the way in which we communicate overall and how we can more safely and securely.  503 more words

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Axios: How to fix Twitter's verification problem

If I recall correctly, I have Wallace S to thank for the pointer to this editorial from Axios: How to fix Twitter’s verification problem. “Twitter’s approach to verified accounts deserves all the criticism it gets. 54 more words

Research & Opinion

Blockchain will bring an end to the ‘Password’ Era: MIT Technology Review

An article published on the Technology Review Magazine of the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology has argued that ‘Blockchains are Poised to End the Password Era’. 521 more words

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