IBM is known for their major strides in the tech industry and have been particularly focused on developments in blockchain technology as well. In a publication from the US Patent and Trademark Office on March 12th, a patent filed in 2016 for a way to improve security amongst permissioned blockchain networks. The patent is called “Resisting replay attacks efficiently in a permissioned and privacy-preserving blockchain network.” Within the request, IBM discusses security techniques that would help with a blockchain’s defense against attacks, but without compromising the privacy and permissions of users. A replay attack involves a valid data transmission, but it is repeated or delayed for the purpose of fraud or malicious intent. IBM included some background on replay attacks for the patent, saying that the replay makes blockchain validators include the transaction over and over. However, these blocks on the ledger repost without the creator of the transaction’s permission. To resist this
JPMorgan plans to force its customers into arbitration for dispute resolution. It’s just the latest way the big banks screw us over.
On the upside, if the bulls break above the EMAs, the crypto’s price will rise to retest the $0.0400 overhead resistance. TRX /USD Medium-term Trend: Ranging Resistance Levels: $0.0340, $0.0360,
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin touched upon Bitcoin and Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency in a Monday press conference, voicing concerns about the
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) has even incorporated a section on DLT and cryptocurrencies in its business plan for 2019-2022.
The crypto industry reacted swiftly to Mnuchin’s remarks about crypto, and many analysts believe that it is a further validation of the nascent markets.
Uphold, a leading digital money platform, announced today the acquisition of Scytale, a digital agency based in Braga, Portugal. Uphold
Craig Wright may or may not be Satoshi Nakamoto but his appearance in court doesn’t bode well for the cryptographer.
“There are two big trends reflecting the size of this quarter’s buyback. The first is a rapidly strengthening market for digital assets and the other is the increasing popularity of our entire product line,” said Huobi Group CEO, Leon Li.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin held a press conference at the White House saying the U.S. will enforce stricter crypto regulation.
The Federal Trade Commission has agreed to hand out a $5 billion fine on Facebook regarding its handling of user privacy during the Cambridge Analytica data breach. The Justice Department is now expected to review and approve the settlement.
Facebook won’t be launching Libra without regulators’ blessings, and there is apparently no grand scheme for the social network giant-issued token to subvert global monetary policy, according to the testimony of David Marcus, head of Facebook’s blockchain efforts. In a written statement to the Senate Banking Committee, Marcus said he expects Libra will incur the …
As a temporary solution to Ethereum’s scaling issues, Vitalik Buterin has suggested using the Bitcoin Cash blockchain as a data layer where transaction verification takes place.
At press time, bitcoin is trading for just shy of $10,900, but it’s still going strong despite several negative comments from President Trump.
A crypto analyst known for applying the stock-to-flow ratio to Bitcoin has revealed a set of massive calls on where the price of BTC may be heading. Stock-to-flow is typically used to analyze precious metals, and calculates the current supply of a given commodity divided by the amount produced per year in order to predict …