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$90,000 worth of Monero with a simple Docker Hub trick

A series of malicious cryptojacking files that were stored on Docker Hub, a code repository site, have been downloaded more than 5 million times over the last year, helping a hacker infect countless computers that were used to mine about $90,000 worth of Monero, according to research from cybersecurity company Kromtech. More at CRYPTO WORLD NETWORK NEWS

Juniper Networks launches routing platform for 5G and IoT

Juniper Networks, the US networking company, is to launch a new 5G- and IoT-ready routing platform, which it claims will help operators, cloud providers, and enterprise customers to manage growing network complexity. The Sunnyvale, California-based company believes that the new product, called the MX Series 5G Universal Routing Platform, will provide the programmability, performance and flexibility needed to provide connected cloud...

US launches world's most powerful supercomputer, Summit

The US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has officially launched the world’s most powerful supercomputer. With a peak performance of 200 petaflops, Summit is eight times more powerful than America’s current top-ranked system, Titan, and easily outperforms China’s 93.01 petaflop Sunway TaihuLight, previously the world’s most powerful system. The 13MW Summit features 9,216 IBM Power 9...

Coinbase Index Fund open for business

Coinbase, the operator of the largest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange, confirmed that its Coinbase Index Fund is officially open for business. The exchange operator announced launch of the fund earlier this year. While the Coinbase Index Fund is open to investors, there are hefty minimum investments associated with the new fund. The fund is only open to investors with the ability to invest at least $250,000 or up to $20 million. Read more...

Overstock: $120,000 weekly in cryptocurrency revenue

Jonathan Johnson, a member of the board of directors of Overstock, the $1 billion online retailer based in the US, has stated that cryptocurrency is a much better payment method than credit cards for merchants. Due to buyer protection and the centralized aspect of credit card networks, it is possible for buyers to request refunds and cancellation of payments through third party service providers. Unforeseen payment errors can create legal...

Internet of Parcels: Unpacking the potential of smart packaging

The promise of Internet of Things (IoT) technology lies in the details. Anything can be given a digital identity and connected to anything else. However, finding applications that truly add value is another matter entirely. In retail and logistics, however, a coherent methodology is emerging around the concept of smart packages. Everyday packaging is becoming smarter with the help of technologies such as Radio Frequency Identification (RFID),...

MIT researchers devise IoT transmitter to stop hackers

Researchers at MIT have created a transmitter that could stop hackers from attacking IoT devices. Such devices are vulnerable to hack attacks that locate, intercept, and overwrite data, and jam signals, according to researchers working on the project. Read more at IOT NETWORK NEWS

Syscoin Github has been hacked

Syscoin developers are reporting a malicious file that has been located within the new Syscoin installer that has been available for download via the Syscoin Github as of the 9th of June 2018. The file came through a compromised Github account and seems to contain a Trojan Horse type virus. Read more at CRYPTO WORLD NETWORK NEWS

KODAKCoin signed Arena partnership to store NBA, NHL photos

Its initial coin offering is still in progress, but a new announcement indicates that the team behind KODAKCoin is working to put the forthcoming cryptocurrency to use. WENN Digital – the company that licensed the photo-centric KODAK's brand for a cryptocurrency and associated digital rights management platform – announced Monday that it is working with Oak View Group to bridge the sports world with the upcoming KODAKOne...

Wells Fargo bans customers from buying cryptocurrency with credit cards

Banking giant Wells Fargo has become the latest financial institution to ban its customers from using their credits cards to buy cryptocurrency. Fortune reports that Wells Fargo — the third-largest US bank with nearly $2 trillion in total assets as of the end of last year — will begin declining transactions made at known cryptocurrency exchanges and brokerage platforms with bank-issued credit cards. Read more at CRYPTO WORLD...

Bitmain valued at $12 billion after raises $400 million in Pre-IPO funding

Bitmain, the dominant force in bitcoin mining, has reportedly raised $400 million as it gears up to go public later this year. Regional media outlet China Money Network reports that the funding round, which values the China-based firm at $12 billion, was led by Sequoia Capital China, a VC that has been quite active in the nascent cryptocurrency space. Bitmain has not yet confirmed the funding round publicly. More at CRYPTO WORLD NETWORK...

Apple bans mining cryptocurrency on iPhones

Apple has a clear message for cryptocurrency enthusiasts: Don't mine it on our devices. It's a new rule included in the latest version of Apple's App Store policies, released last week as part of the company's annual developer conference. Read more at CRYPTO WORLD NETWORK NEWS

AT&T and Nokia team up to offer IoT connectivity to enterprises

US telecoms giant AT&T and Finnish electronics firm Nokia have teamed up to provide an Internet of Things (IoT) offering to organisations globally. The two companies are using Nokia’s Worldwide IoT Network Grid (WING) to offer AT&T’s enterprise customers the use of Nokia’s existing IoT services, including core network, IoT operations, billing, security, and data analytics. Read more at IOT NETWORK NEWS

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University of Cambrige


10.7.2018 - 13.7.2018