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New Bitcoin Wallet Hides Addresses to Solve ‘Terrible’ User Experience

A new wallet aims to broaden the adoption of Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrencies but making their addresses easier to remember. The service, dubbed Easypaysy, is the product of Spanish developer José Femenías Cañuelo and launched on Dec. 1. Dev: BTC addresses “not for humans”Cañuelo was irked by the complex nature of

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Visa’s Rolls Out New Blockchain LucidiTEE – Tackles Concerns related to misuse of sensitive user data, when shared with third-parties.

Visa’s LucidiTEE claims to be the first system to enable multiple parties to jointly compute on large-scale private data while guaranteeing policy-compliance even when the input providers are offline and allows fairness to all output recipients. The project, from the research arm of Visa –  aims to take on growing

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Crypto Exchange BitMEX Accidentally Revealed User Information in Massive Email Leak

BitMEX, a Bitcoin mercantile exchange that also happens to be one of the largest crypto derivatives markets, might have exposed their entire userbase by forgetting to use the blind carbon copy (bcc) option in the header when sending an email to its customers about a recent update in its services.The

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Hackerone User Reveals Critical Bug Through MakerDAO Bounty Program

MakerDAO, the decentralized organization that runs on Ethereum, has fixed a critical bug that could have resulted in a complete loss of funds for all Dai users.$50,000 bountyOn Oct. 1 HackerOne user lucash-dev disclosed a report that revealed a critical bug in MakerDAO’s planned Multi-Collateral Dai (MCD) upgrade. The

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Burundi Bans Cryptocurrency Trading Due to Lack of User Protection

The Republic of Burundi in central Africa has banned the trading digital currencies in the country due to associated risks.As Bloomberg reported on Sept. 4, some Burundian citizens urged the government to take action regarding cryptocurrency trading after they lost money while dealing with virtual currencies. The government subsequently

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