Last Monday, President Donald Trump had reportedly signed an executive order which bans any kind of transaction involving Venezuela’s ‘Petro’ cryptocurrency in the country. A senior U.S. administration official additionally called it a scam by President Nicolas Maduro which will further weaken democracy in the OPEC country, and anyone dealing with...

Blackberry shares went up 4% last Tuesday after it had announced its partnership with one-time rival Microsoft. Blackberry, which has moved away from selling phones to focus on its software and security business, is set to provide a secure means of accessing Office apps such as Excel, Word, and Powerpoint on...

Wladimir Palant, the author of the AdBlock Plus extension, recently revealed that the encryption scheme used by Firefox for years had relatively been unsecure and could easily be broken by brute force attacks. Palant said that Firefox’s and Thunderbird’s master password system, which has an SHA-1 function iteration count of 1,...

Mastercard executive Ari Sarker said this week that the payments company may eventually consider regulator-supported, non-anonymous digital currencies. Sarker also mentioned that they are currently running a pilot program in Japan and Singapore that would allow investors to cash out their Bitcoin cryptocurrency onto a MasterCard. Even though the program involves...