Hacking as a Service in The Underground Economy

Contributed by Jeffrey Sebranek Gathering data is the gold rush of the 21st century, with Google/Alphabet Corp and Amazon leading the way in competing to create the largest database in history. These massive subscriber databases are consistently raising the already enormous valuations of these companies. The underground hacking economy has learned to follow suit in [...]

The Backbone of Bitcoin, the Blockchain, Seeks Fresh Applications

The blockchain is the technology created by Satoshi Nakamoto that underpins the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. While Bitcoin is beginning to take world by storm, blockchain applications other than cryptocurrency may just be the tip of the iceberg. Recently, numerous people and organizations, including Microsoft and a consortium of international banks, are beginning to explore and adopt [...]