Shaurya Malwa · 6 hours ago · 2 min read
El Salvador’s Chivo Bitcoin (BTC) wallet is rife with identity fraud
According to El Mundo, identity thieves have targetted the Chivo wallet leading to further doubts around Bitcoin adoption in El Salvador.
How statechains are revolutionary for Bitcoin privacy and scalability
In most cases, the differing substrates of a blockchain impose limits on what techniques are available to engineers building these novel systems.
3 in 10 Americans share their crypto wallet password with others
Being one’s own bank comes with its own baggage and troubles, despite what most hardcore crypto proponents suggest one to do on social media.
El Salvador’s ‘Chivo’ Bitcoin (BTC) wallet allegedly has privacy issues
El Salvador’s proprietary ‘Chivo’ Bitcoin wallet officially launched earlier this week, but users have already been struggling with bugs within the app’s interface.
What does the privacy-conscious era have in store for marketers?
Whether you find it difficult to believe, funny, or feel threatened by it, the reality is that Google and Apple have been trying hard to position themselves as the crusaders of online privacy.
Privacy & possession in crypto: The story of non-custodial protocols
No private keys, no crypto.
Top 5 home cybersecurity systems to protect your data and digital assets
As new smart devices provide a myriad of new attack vectors for bad actors to infiltrate your home, use these 5 systems to shield your private data and digital assets from unwanted attention.
Surveillance project supported by Ripple’s Chris Larsen sees backlash from LGBTQ group
A $695,000 donation from Ripple co-founder Chris Larsen towards a community-led surveillance camera project in San Francisco is receiving backlash from certain sections of society, local outlet San Francisco Examiner reported today.
The 5 best decentralized VPNs for data privacy
Spearheaded by Deeper Network, here are the 5 hottest blockchain-powered projects out in 2021.
USDtz to enable private stablecoin transactions on Tezos (XTZ)
Prelude – zkChannels – a layer 2 scaling solution from Bolt Labs building on Tezos, will enable private transactions for USDtz and the whole StableTez token family.
Litecoin’s MimbleWimble privacy upgrade is ready to roll on March 15
The Litecoin MimbleWimble (MW) lead developer, David Burkett, has given a progress update on the project.
How Phala Network is bringing on-chain privacy to the Polkadot (DOT) ecosystem
The burgeoning Polkadot ecosystem is getting yet another huge use case to its ever-expanding suite of innovative products.
Survey reveals how crypto users handle security after Ledger leak
Crypto security is weak across the board, and one wallet provider has a product that can help change that.
Privacy coin narrative gains steam despite Bittrex delistings: XMR, ZEC, DASH gain 20%
Early this year, privacy-focused coins were seemingly dealt a death blow by Bittrex, a popular crypto-asset exchange.
Bittrex to remove the U.S. markets for top privacy coins including Monero, Zcash and Dash
Bittrex announced on December 29 that its exchange will be removing the United States markets for the three of the biggest privacy coins by market cap on January 15, 2021.
Ledger data leak leaves crypto community furious, here’s what to do next
Ledger, the popular hardware wallet, said today that data belonging to over 1 million customers was leaked on a hacker forum.
This privacy-focused Ethereum token is up 400% in a week after Coinbase listed it
It appears that the “Coinbase Effect” is back.
US Fed: Privacy concerns in “Big Tech” are good for state-backed digital currencies
Economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York suggest that privacy concerns at “Big Tech” firms like Facebook—which are developing their own digital currencies—could help position Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) as a better alternative.