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General Motors’ Finance Arm Joins Blockchain Data Security Initiative

United States automotive giant General Motors (GM) has become the latest member to join blockchain startup Spring Labs’ partner project to enhance data security, the company confirmed in a press release Feb. 11.GM, which has experimented with the technology before, will join the Spring Founding Industry Partners (SPIF) Program, which

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Gemini Crypto Exchange Undergoes Security Compliance and Data Protection Audit

Gemini crypto exchange, founded by brothers Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, completed a SOC 2 Type 1 security compliance review, according to a post made on their Medium blog on Jan 29.  An organization that undergoes a Service Organizational Control (SOC) 2 audit aims to ensure that it has met the service criteria

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Overstock’s tZERO Security Token Platform Begins Live Trading

E-commerce giant Overstock.com’s cryptocurrency subsidiary tZERO announced that secondary trading of tZERO tokens is now live, according to a press release published Jan. 24.Per the release, accredited investors can trade the security tokens through a digital securities brokerage account at Dinosaur Financial Group, which will act as a broker-dealer. Dinosaur

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Rocke Malware | Sneaky Monero Miner Can Disable Cloud Security

There is a new malware out there to watch out for. Dubbed the Rocke Malware, this form of cryptojacking has the ability to disable cloud security software so as to illicitly mine for Monero (XMR) undetected. Rocke Malware Discovered Cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks is the team behind the worrying discovery. It published

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Linux-Targeting Cryptojacking Malware Disables Cloud-Based Security Measures: Report

A new cryptojacking malware has the ability to disable cloud-based security measures to avoid detection on Linux servers, research by information security company Palo Alto Networks Jan. 17 reveals.The malware in question mines Monero (XMR) and is reportedly a modified version of one used by the so-called “Rocke” group, originally

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Swiss Crypto Industry Leader Says Next Crypto Wave Will Be Stablecoins, Security Tokens

Bitcoin Association Switzerland board member Luzius Meisser says he believes the next wave of crypto innovation will focus on stablecoins and security tokens. Meisser made his remarks during an interview with Cointelegraph’s correspondent during the Crypto Finance Conference in St. Moritz, Switzerland on Jan. 16.Meisser is a computer scientist and

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