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Ethereum-based Smart Contracts Being Adopted by Legal Industry

Source: How the Legal Industry is Adopting Ethereum-based Smart Contracts

Due to their immutable and autonomous nature, smart contracts provide an alluring alternative to traditional legal contracts, and law firms are taking notice. 64 more words

Robert Teel

Criminals Dropping Bitcoin for Other Cryptocurrencies

Source: The Criminal Underworld Is Dropping Bitcoin for Another Currency

For ransomware attacks, monero is now “one of the favorites, if not the favorite,” Matt Suiche, founder of Dubai-based security firm Comae Technologies, said in a phone interview.

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Credit Suisse sued over writedowns

Source: Credit Suisse hit by U.S. lawsuit over writedowns, says case

On Friday, an ex-Credit Suisse wealth manager was sentenced to five years in jail for defrauding clients including former Georgian prime minister Bidzina Ivanishvili and Russian oligarch Vitaly Malkin. 68 more words

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Equifax Lost More Consumer Data Than It Told the Public

Source: Report: Equifax Lost Even More Information on Consumers Than It Told the Public

Confidential documents filed with the Senate Banking Committee suggest that Equifax could have lost considerably more personal information about over 145 million Americans to hackers than it’s publicly let on,  85 more words

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San Francisco Human Trafficking Lawsuit Settled

APNewsBreak: Foreign fishermen settle human trafficking suit

Two Indonesian fishermen who say they were enslaved on an American fishing boat have settled their lawsuit against the vessel’s owner seven years after escaping and receiving special U.S. 14 more words

Robert Teel