Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The Agreements Network to use smart contracts to manage agreements process

A collection of innovative law firms and technology companies have agreed to work together to further the launch of a public, permissioned blockchain network, the Agreements Network. This seeks to redefine...

LedgerConnect to solve the interledger problem?

CLS and IBM, after announcing a collaboration, aim to foster an ecosystem for financial institutions, FinTechs and software providers - to be called LedgerConnect. The idea is to share apps and...
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Job.com launches recruitment platform on GoChain

Job.com has announced it is launching a blockchain powered recruitment service (and ICO) on the GoChain network. Job.com is an established recruitment platform with twenty years of experience and a user...

New Wolters Kluwer resource on blockchain, cryptocurrencies and ICOs

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. (WKLR) has released a new resource entitled "Blockchain, Virtual Currencies and ICOs: Navigating the Legal Landscape". Co-authored by specialists on these subject, it is Wolters...

Kelly Products to launch beef blockchain

Georgia agribusiness enterprise, Kelly Products, has started a blockchain system for tracking proteins in the Southeastern United States. The new blockchain system will address current issues producers face with building a...

ALTR to deliver data cybersecurity via blockchain for the enterprise

ALTR, after nearly four years of stealth development, has released a software package which it claims exploits the security benefits of blockchain. David Sikora, a software industry veteran and former executive...
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Blockchain and crypto currencies – what world problems do they actually solve?

There is a seemingly endless round of global conferences focused on blockchain as the solution to everything. Many of these conferences seem to be little more than a thinly disguised attempt...

EY acquires new cryptocurrency technology

Ernst & Young (EY) has acquired technology assets and related patents from Elevated Consciousness Inc, a San Francisco, CA-based startup focused on developing solutions for the crypto-asset ecosystem. The Crypto-Asset Accounting...

Fineqia accepted into the FCA’s sandbox program

Fineqia International (Fineqia) has announced its acceptance by the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for participation in the fourth cohort of the FCA's 'Sandbox Regulatory Program'. Fineqia wishes to test the...
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Blockchain and supply chain market to grow at 87%

Research and Markets now offer the long-winded (by title) "Blockchain Supply Chain Market by Application (Payment & Settlement, Counterfeit Detection, Smart Contracts, Risk & Compliance Management, and Product Traceability), Provider, Vertical,...

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Millions of emails spreading the Marap downloader

Researchers at Proofpoint have identified a new malware downloader they have called Marap. It is being used in a new email malspam campaign aimed...
FlawedAmmyy RAT targets users in banks

Malspam campaign drops FlawedAmmyy RAT

Trustwave has spotted a new malspam (malware spam) campaign posing as an invoice. Malspam emails with infected invoices are nothing new. Most organisations see...

MedChain and Cognition Foundry to use blockchain and IBM technology  

MedChain, a start-up building globally compliant healthcare blockchain and decentralized applications (dApps) for electronic medical records (EMRs), has announced it is teaming up with...
Okta finds Microsoft MFA vulnerability

Vulnerability hits Microsoft MFA

Multifactor Authentication is seen as the solution to weak password-based security. Unfortunately, like any solution, it is just as prone to vulnerabilities as anything...
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Oracle punches Rimini Street hard in court

Oracle has issued an almost gleeful announcement after its latest win in its ongoing litigation battle against Rimini Street. In contrast Rimini Street issued...

Partnership to accelerate space exploration through blockchain

Goonhilly Earth Station (Goonhilly), the UK satellite communications and space gateway, has announced it is collaborating with space blockchain technology pioneers, Spacebit. Their intention...
KeyPass ransomware starts to spread

KeyPass is the latest ransomware to hit computers

In the last week security researchers from several companies have reported seeing a new ransomware. It is called KeyPass and, according to Bleeping Computer,...
Cyber Resiliency with Felicity March

Talking Cyber Resilience with Felicity March

The risk of a business threatening cyber-attack is ever present today. Ransomware locks up data making it hard for businesses to operate. The impact...
Confiant detects largest single day malvertising attack

4 million malvertising hits blocked in a single day

Confiant has revealed that on 11 June it blocked the biggest single-day malware redirect ever seen. The attack lasted for more than 7.5 hours...
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Do you have sufficient in-house cyber security skills?

Struggling to find staff with cyber security skills? Can't find affordable staff to protect your data? That's not the case for customers of backup...
Duo Security investigates Twitter bots

Duo Security hunts Twitter Bots

There is considerable attention on the problem of fake social media accounts. These accounts are enrolled into botnets that are used to push fake...
FAXPLOIT

 Hackers give the Fax a new lease of life

Forgotten about that fax in the corner of the office? Once the ‘must have’ communications device in every office, it has since be usurped...