Intel announced on Monday that an external research team security review has found a potentially catastrophic vulnerability that is spread across millions of machines. Lenovo USA warned an attacked could use the exploit to load and execute arbitrary code outside the visibility of the user. Also read: Ben Lawsky, Man Who Gave Us the ‘BitLicense’, Joins Ripple Board Join … [Read more...] about Panic Ensues as Intel Reveals Widespread Firmware Exploit
The Internet of Things, (IoT), is becoming a fascinating and important part of our daily lives. However, those throughout the tech industry understand that most of these devices are insecure. Also read: Coinbase to Take Control of Certain Users' Bitcoin Wallets While the average consumer is just excited that Alexa can control his coffee maker, HVAC system and security … [Read more...] about Blockchain: The Best Solution for an Unstable IoT?
DNS -- It's something we use every day, though many of us don't realize what it is. DNS is sort of like the address book of the internet -- it essentially allows websites to have names. It's much easier to remember a website name like www.bitsonline.com than it is to remember an IP address, like 184.108.40.206. So, DNS is pretty important. Tech giant IBM wants to ensure DNS … [Read more...] about IBM Backed DNS Service Will Save Your Privacy Online
A trendy way for bankers and governments to dismiss Bitcoin over the years is by comparing it to a relatively obscure 17th century event known as "Tulip Mania". But does it actually contain any useful lessons for cryptocurrency investors? Also read: I’ll Show You How On-Chain Scaling Can Work, Says Dash Founder Join the Bitsonline Telegram channel to get the latest … [Read more...] about Bitcoin Is No Tulip: Legacy Supporters Resist Finance’s Paradigm Shift
In the latest episode of Jackson Palmer's "Crypto Explained" series, he breaks down what exactly a smart contract is, companies that are using smart contracts today, and what makes smart contracts successful. The topic is truly demystified and Jackson keeps you up to date with the latest in news from around the digital currency ecosystem. See also: Video: How to Backup and … [Read more...] about Episode #2 Jackson Palmer Breaks Down Smart Contracts