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COMPANY NEWS: The fiat-crypto payment provider, Alchemy Pay, has partnered with Forter, the Trust Platform for digital commerce. The partnership will integrate Forter’s solutions and add an invaluable layer of security to Alchemy Pay transactions. Forter will enable Alchemy Pay to offer higher payment approval rates and chargeback guarantees that benefits both clients and users.

Published in Company News

Freelancing, crowdsourcing ad online job marketplace Freelancer.com has released its quarterly Fast 50 index for Q1 2022 which reveals that based on data from 351,000 jobs posted on its website during quarter one, jobs for NFTs were the leading growth category, seeing a 37% increase from 2,045 to 2,814 jobs in total. 

Published in Listed Tech

Ubiquiti, a maker of wireless LAN and WiFi routers and access points, has filed a case against former Washington Post employee Brian Krebs, who publishes a security blog, alleging that he falsely accused the company of "covering up" a cyberattack by intentionally misleading customers about "a so-called data breach and subsequent blackmail attempt in violation of US federal law and SEC regulations".

Published in Security

The Bitcoin price is likely to hit US$50,000 before the end of this month amid rising geopolitical tensions and growing institutional investments, predicts the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory, asset management and fintech organisations.

Published in Business IT

Well known and popular comparison site Finder is giving away an incredible $200,000 in Bitcoin to Australians who download the free Finder app and join the Bitcoin Drop Party, but sadly, those in the ACT are unable to join the party this time around.

Published in Home Tech

The Twitter account of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was briefly taken over on the weekend and a message about bitcoin being distributed to the entire country posted on it.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 07 December 2021 10:59

The price of electricity around the world

A recent report maps the price of electricity in every country around the world.

Published in Energy

The Commonwealth Bank has joined with cryptocurrency exchange Gemini and blockchain analysis firm Chainanalysis to offer customers the ability to buy, sell and and hold cryptocurrency assets.

Published in Enterprise Solutions

The Feitian JuBiter wallet is a radical new product from the hardware security company, already well known for its FIDO2 keys, that provides a highly secure cryptocurrency wallet you can carry around and pair to your devices via Bluetooth.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 03 August 2021 12:08

Dramatic increase in email phishing attacks

Email mailboxes at thousands of organisations have been hit by more than 12 million spear phishing and social engineering attacks between May 2020 and June 2021, according to a new report on email security.

Published in Security

Global financial advisory and fintech organisation deVere Group has unveilled a new and exclusive product linked to the movements of cryptocurrencies Bitcoin and Ethereum.

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Despite the risks posed by Bitcoin, many Australians are still considering investing in the cryptocurrency. Men who earn $100k+ are most interested, according to a Finder report.

Published in Business IT
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Expert Dr Michael Duffy warns that cryptocurrency is often beset by uncertainties, and its digital currencies are packaged with “considerable investment risk” since they are not linked to assets.

Published in Data

With Elon Musk able to influence the price of various cryptocurrencies up or down based on what he tweets, concern is growing, for with great power comes great responsibility, and no-one really knows how responsible Musk is, or isn’t.

Published in Business IT

Elon Musk's decision to banish bitcoin from being able to buy Teslas after investing billions in the cryptocurrency is puzzling financial analysts, with deVere Group CEO Nigel Green sharing his observations.

Published in Business IT

A CIA-backed threat intelligence firm claims the operator of the DarkSide ransomware gang has lost control of its infrastructure after the malware was used to attack the Colonial Pipeline Company in the US which runs the country's biggest petrol pipeline.

Published in Security

The value of bitcoin is likely to fall in coming days after Tesla owner Elon Musk announced on Thursday that the electric car manufacturer would no longer use the digital currency in its transactions.

Published in Market
Thursday, 29 April 2021 12:40

CarBuyers now accepts payment in bitcoin

The surge in bitcoin use has seen the demand from customers wishing to be paid in alternative, digital currencies, says CarBuyers. Seizing this opportunity, Australia’s “first online car buying and selling marketplace” now offers payment in bitcoin in exchange for customers’ second-hand cars.

Published in Business IT

A cybersecurity researcher persuaded Ragnar Locker ransomware operators into thinking they were a cybercriminal and to offer a job. The researcher has released information on the gang’s payout structure, cash-out schemes, and target acquisition strategies providing a look behind the scenes into the real business of shadowy underground criminal syndicates - and the millions of dollars it brings in.

Published in Security




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