Data firm CEO: Reached out to WikiLeaks about Clinton emails

For months, the WikiLeaks Twitter account has carried on a secret correspondence with Donald Trump Jr., according to messages published today by The Atlantic. The messages, which have also been provided to congressional investigators, show WikiLeaks pushing President Trumpís son to share a variety of messages, ranging from anti-Clinton news to data stolen directly from the campaign. In one case, WikiLeaks even shared the password to an anti-Trump PACís website, a potential violation of computer hacking laws. Not all of the messages were anti-Clinton. There were also significant efforts to convince the younger Trump to release his fatherís tax returns in October, which WikiLeaks argued would ďdramatically improve the perception of our... Continue reading…

Data firm CEO: Reached out to WikiLeaks about Clinton emails

A data firm that worked for President Donald Trump's campaign reached out to WikiLeaks during the campaign about obtaining emails related to Democrat Hillary Clinton, the company's CEO said.

Sat 11 Nov 17 from Phys.org

A Mind-Bending Cryptographic Trick Promises to Take Blockchains Mainstream

Cryptographers have researched zero-knowledge proofs for two decades, but the technique is only just now poised to redefine the concept of online privacy.

Thu 9 Nov 17 from MIT Technology Review

Quantum Computers Pose Imminent Threat to Bitcoin Security

The massive calculating power of quantum computers will be able to break Bitcoin security within 10 years, say security experts.

Wed 8 Nov 17 from MIT Technology Review

Bitcoin: what a waste of resources

Mon 6 Nov 17 from Newscientist

New white paper maps the very real risks that quantum attacks will pose for Bitcoin

Combining expertise in quantum technologies and cryptography, researchers have been projecting future dates that quantum computers could jeopardise the security of current cryptocurrencies, ...

Thu 2 Nov 17 from Phys.org

WikiLeaks was actively courting the Trump campaign over Twitter

For months, the WikiLeaks Twitter account has carried on a secret correspondence with Donald Trump Jr., according to messages published today by The Atlantic. The messages, which ...

Mon 13 Nov 17 from The Verge

Bitcoin Gold, the latest Bitcoin fork, explained

Bitcoin is dominated by big mining companies. Bitcoin Gold wants to change that.

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Arstechnica

Bitcoin rival doubles in price in four days as Bitcoin price slumps

With Bitcoin mired in controversy, a rival called Bitcoin Cash is gaining ground.

Sun 12 Nov 17 from Arstechnica

Bitcoin Transaction Processing Now Consumes More Power Than A US Home In A Week

Bitcoin mining is a very common practice today with the price of the cryptocurrency soaring to over $7,000 earlier this month before settling back down in the $6,000 range. With prices soaring ...

Sun 12 Nov 17 from HotHardware

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