Politician, billionaire, and Presidential Commissioner for Entrepreneur’s Rights Boris Titov has urged Russia’s Central Bank to regulate cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and ether. In his letter to the bank’s head, he pointed out Japan’s use of digital currency as payment, rather than money, and outlined how the regulations would be applicable...

A study by the Intellectual Property Office and PRS for Music found out that “stream-ripping” is rapidly becoming the most popular way of pirating music in the United Kingdom. Stream-ripping sites copy and distribute illegally “tens, or even hundreds of millions of tracks” monthly, as claimed by record labels. The research also...

Another round of phishing emails are being circulated, targeting Bitcoin users. In the past, multiple companies have succumbed to phishing attacks from anonymous cyber criminals. Blockchain.info is a platform that has been a favorite target that has received a number of phishing attempts in the last few years. The new phishing...

Janus Cybercrime Solutions, the author of the original Petya ransomware, released the master decryption key for all previous Petya versions earlier this week. The person/group uploaded the master key as an encrypted file on Mega.nz and tweeted it last Wednesday. It claims to decrypt all Petya family ransomwares including the First...

On a Wall Street Journal report, The European Union (EU) accuses companies Canon Inc (CAJ), General Electric (GE), Merck (MKGAY), and Sigma-Aldrich Corp of violating the EU’s antitrust laws. Margrethe Vestager, EU’s Competition Chief says her department is investigating new merger clearances if companies have in any way misled the commission...

FX industry solutions provider, B2Broker, recently announced the release of a cryptocurrency liquidity service for MetaTrader 5 (MT5) brokers that covers Etherium, Litecoin, Dash, Peercoin, Namecoin, and Bitcoin. Coming from the five largest exchanges, the aggregated liquidity allows MT5 brokers to buy and sell digital assets in any volume at...