Data On The Blockchain’s Nefarious Use-Case: Ransomware

The authors of the infamous CTB-Locker ransomware are using the blockchain to provide victims with the cryptographic keys needed to unlocked their encrypted files,...

Op-Ed: Ethereum Passes Its Defining Test with Flying Colors

Revolt was brewing yesterday morning following Poloniex’s unannounced listing of Ethereum Classic, a clone of Ethereum which continues on the original chain naturally created...

The Shadow Brokers Want Us To Crown Them Kings

A hacker called The Shadow Brokers claims to have hacked the NSA. The leak includes what the Shadow Brokers claim to be exploits and malware from...

Wired and Gizmodo Back Off Wright Claims, That Doesn’t Make Them...

On Tuesday, Andy Greenberg of Wired and Andy Crush and Sam Biddle of Gizmodo put out articles from congruent but separate investigations that put...

No, A Country Did Not Just Adopt Bitcoin As Its National...

Juan Galt, my former colleague at CoinTelegraph, reported at NewsBTC Sunday that a "country" known as Pontinha had officially declared Bitcoin as its national currency. The article came...

Affirmative Action Comes To Bitcoin, How Hard Should We Court Women...

CoinDesk's Consensus conference, in association with the MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative, has announced that they are offering 50 “diversity” scholarships, available exclusively...

Why Is the DOJ Bragging About ‘Catching’ A Suspect That Turned...

Canadian citizen Thomas Roger Clark has been arrested by the FBI in Thailand and is awaiting extradition to the United States on charges of money...

Op-Ed:Satoshi Nakamoto is Clearly an Anarchist

Bitcoin has come a long way from its Silk Road roots, and it seems that participants in the industry are now interested in mainstream...

Internal Bitcoin Investment Could Fight Banker Influence (Op-Ed)

The amount of VC funding that has flowed into bitcoin this year is staggering. Last year was the best yet, but this year has...

Purse.io Review: Imperfect But Incredibly Useful

Purse.io Review Purse.io has become one of the most popular bitcoin services. Nearly anything can be bought through Amazon, therefore if you could spend bitcoins...