2018 will be a year of biometric hacking, state-sponsored attacks and daring cyber heists

There are only a couple of near-certainties for cyber security in 2018: that the market will continue to be buoyant and that attacks will become more sophisticated. Gartner predicts worldwide security spending will reach $96 billion in 2018, up eight per cent from 2017 –…

SF’s Internet Archive gets donation of $1 million worth of bitcoin – SFGate

Photo: Carlos Avila Gonzalez, The Chronicle Image 1of/14 Caption Close Image 1 of 14 A guest walks through the doorway at the Internet Archive during a 20th anniversary celebration of the Internet Archive in San Francisco, Calif., on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. The archive received…

2018 will be a year of biometric hacking, state-sponsored attacks and daring cyber heists

There are only a couple of near-certainties for cyber security in 2018: that the market will continue to be buoyant and that attacks will become more sophisticated. Gartner predicts worldwide security spending will reach $96 billion in 2018, up eight per cent from 2017 –…

Exmo hack: UK Bitcoin exchange hit with DDoS attack days after lead analyst was kidnapped

The Bitcoin exchange was hacked just days after one of Exmo’s leading analysts, a blockchain expert named Pavel Lerner, was kidnapped in Kiev while he was leaving his office iStock A UK-based Bitcoin exchange called Exmo was hit by hackers with what appears to be…

SEC online company registration suffers hacking attempts

SEC official Ferdinand Sales says they get around 500 hacking attempts every day, which he says is ‘part of birthing pains’ of their new system Published 11:12 AM, December 30, 2017 Updated 11:14 AM, December 30, 2017 HACKING ATTEMPTS. The SEC’s newly installed online registration…

SF’s Internet Archive gets donation of $1 million worth of bitcoin – SFGate

Photo: Carlos Avila Gonzalez, The Chronicle Image 1of/14 Caption Close Image 1 of 14 A guest walks through the doorway at the Internet Archive during a 20th anniversary celebration of the Internet Archive in San Francisco, Calif., on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. The archive received…

2017’s code: Bitcoin and artificial intelligence

2017 will be remembered as the year that saw the rise of bitcoin, and a huge leaps forward in technologies like artificial intelligence, deep learning, voice assistants and virtual and augmented reality From smartphones to digital currencies, artificial intelligence to virtual and augmented reality, technology…

SF’s Internet Archive gets donation of $1 million worth of bitcoin – SFGate

Photo: Carlos Avila Gonzalez, The Chronicle Image 1of/14 Caption Close Image 1 of 14 A guest walks through the doorway at the Internet Archive during a 20th anniversary celebration of the Internet Archive in San Francisco, Calif., on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. The archive received…

Two men accused of making bomb for UK terror attack appear in court after Christmas police raid

Two men accused of attempting to prepare a homemade bomb to launch a terror attack in the UK have appeared in court. Andy Star and Farhad Salah, both Iraqi Kurds, were arrested by armed police days before Christmas. They appeared via video link at Westminster Magistrates’…

SF’s Internet Archive gets donation of $1 million worth of bitcoin – SFGate

Photo: Carlos Avila Gonzalez, The Chronicle Image 1of/14 Caption Close Image 1 of 14 A guest walks through the doorway at the Internet Archive during a 20th anniversary celebration of the Internet Archive in San Francisco, Calif., on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. The archive received…