Earlier this week, South Korean financial watchdogs announced new regulations for the  cryptocurrency market in the country. Despite the moves against the adoption of virtual currency, Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon noted last November that a rapidly increasing number of students and young people are getting caught up in the trading...

It was recently discovered that a Chrome extension named “Archive Poster” had been deploying the Coinhive cryptocurrency miner on its 105,000 users. The extension is able to mine the Monero cryptocurrency without the user’s knowledge, and the miner will continue to use the computer’s CPU while the browser is open. According...

Apple recently issued an official apology for deliberately reducing the performance of older iPhones. The company says that it will be offering their customers a discount on replacement batteries, as well as a battery monitoring software in 2018.   The phone maker posted the details of the price reduction on their...

Cyber security pioneer John McAfee recently issued a statement in response to some of the latest tweets from his account mentioning some lesser-known cryptocurrencies. McAfee says that he was not the one who made the tweets, but a hacker, after compromising his mobile phone. He added that he did not...

In research published last week, researchers from Princeton and Purdue universities expanded on previous research and recorded new test results on the effect of acoustics on hard disk drive operations. It had already been established before that sound at a certain frequency can make HDDs stop responding to OS commands....

It was reported that China is currently testing the feasibility of using WeChat accounts to generate a state-sanctioned electronic ID with limited functions. WeChat or Weixin, is an instant messaging application owned by Tencent. Experts note that the Chinese government prefers to use WeChat since users can only register an account...