Cryptocurrency News

Market Cap: A Flawed Ranking System for Valuing Crypto

Market cap is often used as a metric of importance in the crypto industry. Communities will react jubilantly as their preferred coin moves up the...

Bitcoin Cash Merchant Acceptance Is Thriving in These 3 Regions

Bitcoin Cash supporters are all about spreading adoption, and many enthusiasts are relentlessly trying to get people to try BCH and merchants to accept the...

No Internet, No Problem: How to Send Bitcoin by Amateur Radio

In an age where governments are trigger happy at censoring or shutting down networks, it is reassuring to know that Bitcoin can operate sans internet. Network...

BCH Devs Lock in Code for the Chain’s Next Upgrade: Schnorr and Segwit Recovery

On Feb. 14, a group of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developers sat down and discussed the featured items for the scheduled upgrade this coming May. According...

Survey Ranks South Africa Top for Cryptocurrency Ownership

South Africa has been ranked as the top country for ownership of cryptocurrency, according to a global survey by social media management company Hootsuite and...

Indian Government Inaugurates National Cryptocurrency Forensic Lab

The government of India has reportedly inaugurated a national cyber forensics lab which includes a cryptocurrency forensic lab to perform crypto-related analyses. Alongside this is the...

Business News

False Flags in Cyberspace: Targeting Public Opinion and Political Will

Bottom Line: In the digital age, determining the origins of cyberattacks is already difficult, but cyber actors can further muddy attribution by diverting blame for...

The Iran Brief

As part of The Cipher Brief’s special coverage in the run up to our 2019 Threat Conference in Sea Island, GA March 24-26th, we will...

Are the U.S. and China Still Destined for War?

A lot has happened since China expert and Harvard Professor Graham Allison’s best-selling book on China, Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides...

The Islamic Revolution’s Impact on Political Islam and the Middle East

Cipher Brief Expert Emile Nakhleh shares insights into the Islamic Revolution’s Impact on Political Islam and the Middle East. This is Cipher Brief Level I...

Profile: Tackling the NSA’s Innovation Challenge

Innovation in Government isn’t generally a phrase that rolls off the tongue, but in a relatively unconstrained threat environment, innovation has become synonymous with survival....

The Coming Chinese Storm

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats briefed the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence last week about the comprehensive threat that China poses to U.S. national...

World News

This Australian Baby Boy Has Spent His Whole Life Trapped In China’s Police State. Now His Dad Wants Him Out.

The 18-month-old boy’s Australian father is fighting to be reunited with his family. View Entire Post ›

After An Anti-Trans Backlash, The Lottery Fund Will Give A Grant To A Charity For Trans Kids

Mermaids UK will receive £500,000 funding, following a review of the decision sparked by anti-trans campaigners. View Entire Post ›

These Women Are Living In Fear After Their College Suspended Them Over A WhatsApp Message

Amid a tense atmosphere following the deadliest terror attack in Kashmir in decades, four young women are fearing for their lives over a WhatsApp message...

20 Years After Hugo Chávez Launched The Revolution, Venezuela Is Falling Apart From Within

Despite Donald Trump's bellicose rhetoric, the real threat to Venezuela comes from within, as once-loyal supporters turn against the government. View Entire Post ›

These Women Joined Facebook To Follow Their Crushes. Now They’re Using Their Skills To Expose Abusive Police.

Women in Sudan have transformed Facebook groups initially set up to spill the tea on their love lives to expose members of the security forces...

Twitter Just Removed A Tweet From An Account Linked To Iran’s Supreme Leader

Twitter has previously used a newsworthiness standard to defend its refusal to apply abuse and harassment rules to President Donald Trump’s account. View Entire Post...

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