The ransomware attacks continue across the internet. In a latest trend, the hackers seem to have chosen healthcare centers and hospitals to be the next set of victims. A hospital in Kentucky, United States has become the most recent victim of ransomware attacks. According to reports, the Methodist Hospital based in Henderson, Kentucky fell to … Continue reading Bitcoin Ransomware Attacks Now on Hospitals
Bitcoin started off as a digital currency about 8 years ago. Today, the same digital currency and its underlying technology named blockchain has endless applications. Originally created to provide a decentralized solution to hold and transfer funds by eliminating trusted third parties like the government and banking institutions, the same technology is now being used … Continue reading Can Indian EVMs Emulate Utah’s Blockchain Based Voting System
Are you an Android phone user? Do you have an Android Bitcoin wallet application through which you conduct bitcoin transactions? If the answer is yes to any one of these two questions, then we have some bad news for you. A new security exploit may have left your phone vulnerable to remote hacking. Most of … Continue reading Android Security Risk, Bitcoin Users Beware!
It is not a big secret that the banks are working on adopting blockchain technology in their operations. They intend to use Bitcoin’s underlying technology to create their own network to transfer funds between branches. The banking consortium consists of over 40 international banks, working together with a New York-based fintech company — R3CEV to … Continue reading Does RSCoin Stand a Chance against Bitcoin?
Bitcoin scalability, block size, transaction delays are the hottest topics currently being discussed by the community at this time. In one of our previous posts, we mentioned about scalability issues plaguing the platform. To reiterate, the number of transactions on the platform have increased to levels beyond the processing capacity of the Bitcoin network. Increased … Continue reading Increase in Miner Fee Due to Bitcoin Network Congestion
The Bitcoin network has been facing some issues with respect to transactions lately. These issues mainly related to smaller block size and increased transactions led to a backlog in transactions, making transactions take longer than usual to be confirmed on the blockchain. Bitcoin block-size has been fixed at 1 MB since it became operational. The … Continue reading Block Size Issue Leads to Increased Miner Fee for Bitcoin Transactions
March 8 marks International Women’s Day, celebrated across the world as a symbol of women empowerment and encouragement. The celebration of Women’s Day is ingrained into the corporate culture where the companies show appreciation to their women employees by either sending out greetings, small gifts etc. Coinsecure, one of the leading Indian bitcoin company has … Continue reading International Women’s Day, Coinsecure and Others
Criminals and pranksters are coming up with innovative ways to coax people into paying them ransom, that too in the form of bitcoin. These threats are sometimes serious enough to have the whole security apparatus of a region to go tizzy. The incident in question happened in Kolkata, India after an email was received by … Continue reading Email Threat Demanding Bitcoin Puts Kolkata Airport on High Alert
The leading Indian mobile bitcoin platform, Zebpay has today introduced a set of new features on its mobile application. Currently available only on Android platform, the new features allow users to set future buy and sell orders on the application. Zebpay is the first Indian mobile only bitcoin platform available on Android and iOS platforms. … Continue reading Zebpay Announces New Features on Its Android App
India is going digital. Be it the recently launched Digital India campaign where the government of India wants to establish a digital locker for individuals to store the digital documents or the internet connectivity initiative where the government intends to provide a minimum 2 Mbps internet connection to all households. As part of the same … Continue reading Surcharge No More, India Encourages Electronic Payments