Blog Posts Tagged with "Bitcoin"


Bitcoin in the Darknet Ecosystem

January 05, 2018 Added by:Guy Caspi

Bitcoin is a rollercoaster for both investors and cybercriminals

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Why Security Issues May Chronically Hinder Bitcoin Adoption

December 03, 2013 Added by:Tripwire Inc

This article is mostly inspired by Jeff Garzik’s post, “‘Solution’ to bitcoin volatility,” in which Jeff, a Bitcoin core developer, discusses the price volatility which many feel is holding back Bitcoin from being a usable currency.

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Securing Bitcoin - The New Frontier

August 20, 2013 Added by:Stephen Marchewitz

Virtual currency is picking up steam, and with that security issues are growing as well. While many issues with the traditional internet systems (banking, credit card and fund transfer systems, etc.) are averted by the way virtual currency is architected (which gives it a great advantage), security will always be a concern.

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Money Laundering Scenes In -The Digital World

November 20, 2012 Added by:gaToMaLo r. amores

By denying terrorist and criminals groups access to their money, authorities can stop them buying munitions and paying for suicide bombers. This approach has been highly successful in identifying and dismantling terrorist networks. Now they need to adapt and learn how this new DC works because it cannot be stopped...

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Happy Satoshi Nakamoto -Bitcoin- Day

November 01, 2012 Added by:gaToMaLo r. amores

One of my heroes SATOSHI NAKAMOTO only 4 years ago posted the research paper describing a new digital currency called BITCOIN. He cracked the problem that had stumped cryptographers for decades a DIGITAL CURRENCY convenient and untraceable with no over site from any government or bank...

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What Is Digital Currency

October 31, 2012 Added by:gaToMaLo r. amores

Bitcoins are being blamed as EVIL – but Swiss Banks account, Bermuda Shell Games, Luxemboug Shelter, The Cayman Cash or IRA tax-free, tax-exempt, lower Tax rates- tax-free trust – there are all kinds of tricks for the bankers to shelter their money...

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Traveling the Silk Road: A Study of the Online Black Market

August 10, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini

I've found some interesting research conducted by Carnegie Mellon computer security professor Nicolas Christin on the earnings of one of the most famous black markets in the Deep Web, the Silk Road. It seems to be able to realize $22 Million in annual revenues related to the drug market...

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Cyber Crime: Government vs. Bitcoin Anonymity

June 28, 2012 Added by:gaToMaLo r. amores

For anonymous transactions to be possible through Bitcoin, a mixing system must be used. There are two types: Those secure against attack from people viewing the public transaction like Bitcoin Laundry, and those secure against attack from the mixing system itself, like Open Transactions...

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System D: Bitcoin’s Underground Economy

June 27, 2012 Added by:gaToMaLo r. amores

What is System D? It is a term that refers to a manner of responding to challenges that requires one to have the ability to think fast, to adapt, and to improvise when getting a job done. This can be applied to hackers and of course the Tor-Onion network. They are all System D and growing because of it...

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Cyber Black Market: The Underground Economy

June 18, 2012 Added by:gaToMaLo r. amores

On April 24 the FBI released a report on Bitcoin. At that time Bitcoins were going for $4.25. As of June 17 they were trading at $6.26. Traders will be taking a look at Bitcoin, and once they get a whiff of the virtual money, they will strike... and it looks like the commercial criminals are already doing it...

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Not Totally Sure What Just Happened...

May 16, 2012 Added by:ʞɔopuooq ʇuıɐs

As I watched, the conspiracies mounted – one of my favorites is that Smedley is in fact me and I am cashing out or something, so I decided to up the ante. I (probably stupidly in hindsight) unpublished my blog posts and deactivated my twitter to lend credibility to Smedley's claims...

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FBI on Bitcoin: Cybercrime, Opportunity and Digital Choice

May 11, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini

The real danger of digital money, above the vulnerabilities in its processes, is the inability of governments to exert control over finances, which could lead to a distortion of the main mechanisms of economic control and taxation, bringing total chaos to the market...

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Twitter Accounts Found Spamming Malicious Links

September 07, 2011 Added by:Headlines

A new spamming campaign has been observed by TrendMicro that is spreading a Worm on Twitter that will add registry entries to a target computer and enable automatic execution. It can then connect to Internet Relay Chat servers to execute remote instructions issued by the attacker...

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