Category: Iota

Why isn’t Bitcoin banned everywhere?

Bitcoin was supposed to be the enemy of governments. And yet most countries have ushered it through the front door. What’s the explanation?

Open-source crypto is no better than closed-source crypto

#1231471: Open-source crypto is no better than closed-source crypto. An idea behind Linus’s law is that open-source software (OSS) has fewer bugs than closed-source software (CSS) because more people have access to OSS and to its code. Consequently, more peop…

15 Lessons for Crypto from the Car Industry

Despite its origin myths about democratizing wealth production, today’s crypto is largely inaccessible. To realize full potential, crypto…

University Researcher: Tether Not Responsible For Bitcoin Price Levels

A Queensland Univerity professor has attempted to debunk the theory which accused stablecoin Tether issuance model of manipulating the Bitcoin value. Tether Not Responsible In his report, Dr. Wang Chun, Ph.D., Finance, discussed how he constructed a Vector Au…

Detecting Credential Compromise in AWS (Black Hat Conference 2018)

Detecting Credential Compromise in AWS. Our talk presents attacks on the cryptography used in the cryptocurrency IOTA, which is currently the 10th largest cryptocurrency with a market capitalization of 2.8 billion USD. IOTA is billed as a next generation bloc…