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DOJ to Create Crypto Enforcement Group to Fight Cybercrime, Money Laundering

The U.S. Department of Justice today announced a new cryptocurrency enforcement team that will tackle financial crime. U.S. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco made...

Warren Drafts ‘Ransom Disclosure Act’ as Ransomware Attacks Increase

Two U.S. officials proposed a new bill which targets victims and hackers involved in ransomware attacks amidst a rise in incidences. Sponsored Sponsored The...

CV VC Dubai Launches an Incubation Program for Blockchain Teams in the UAE

Dubai, UAE & Zug, Switzerland. 6 Oct 2021. Inspirational blockchain venture capitalist CV VC begins Dubai operations with gusto, in partnership with DMCC Crypto Centre. Blockchain start-ups have...

Regulators Say Stablecoins Should Face Same Scrutiny as Existing Payments

In brief IOSCO and BIS regulators say stablecoins must obey the same rules as traditional payments. This would require stablecoin providers to outline approaches...

Gal Hochberg Joins the Board of MillTechFX

Hochberg is an experienced cybersecurity expert.

How To Solve The Web’s Identity Crisis

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By Waldemar Scherer, CEO and co-founder Integritee AG Across politics, the private sector, and civil society, the push for establishing new digital identity systems is gathering pace. But to offer a true alternative to the status quo, such systems must embrace privacy-by-design. In a world where everybody seems to be talking about digital transformation, identity …

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Lossless Recovers 16.8 Million USD From Cream Finance Hacker

The DeFi security project Lossless has identified the Cream Finance hacker, leading the attacker to return most of the stolen funds. We would like to thank our community for the great support, with special thanks to @losslessdefi and @pcaversaccio who have earned the 50% bounty. Thanks to them we were able to track down and […]

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Best Cybersecurity Lessons and Activities for K-12 Education

Computer literacy and security are not merely elective topics for today’s students. Instead, these have become an essential part of elementary education, starting...

Instagram And Facebook Went Down As BTC Advocates Shoot Their Shot

Instagram and Facebook went down for hours yesterday suffering severe outages which is only a prime weakness of centralized services as the crypto...

Hong Kong Releases Technical Whitepaper on Retail CBDC

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The central bank of Hong Kong has officially published a technical whitepaper to explore the potential of a retail central bank digital currency (CBDC), the digital equivalent of the Hong Kong dollar (e-HKD). The financial institution has also sought feedback from academics as well as the technology industry regarding the same. Hong Kong Wants to Explore Retail CBDC And Published Technical Whitepaper On Monday, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) published a 50-page white paper called “e-HKD: A technical perspective” to explore the “potential architectures and design options” for the digital currency. Like most CBDC research projects, the HKMA emphasized that the digital currency research is only exploratory in nature and wants to seek public consultation prior to a decision being made the mid-next year. Based on its proposed technical design, the HKMA has sought feedback in seven problem statements which include privacy, interoperability, performance and scalability, cybersecurity, compliance, operational robustness and resilience, and technology-enabled functional capabilities. Eddie Yue, the CEO of HKMS, said: “The white paper marks the first step of our technical exploration for the e-HKD,” “The knowledge gained from this research, together with the experience we acquired from other central bank digital currency projects, would help inform further consideration and deliberation on the technical design of the e-HKD.” HKMA’s Research on Digital Currencies Long Continues The HKMA initially started researching a wholesale CBDC research project in 2017 called LionRock. In 2019, the HKMA and the Bank of Thailand jointly initiated Project InthanonLionRock to study the potential of wholesale CBDC for cross-border payments. LionRock entered the second phase in 2020 and was later renamed to Multiple CBDC Bridge (mBridge) a year later when it was joined by the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates and the Digital Currency Institute of the People’s Bank of China (PBoC). Project mBridge is now a collaboration of four central banks and is also supported by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Innovation Hub Centre in Hong Kong that aims to use distributed ledger technology to deliver a proof-of-concept model for a unified payments network.

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Pioneer Filipino Crypto Startup Moneybees Founder will be CNN PH’s ‘The Final Pitch’ Investor-Judge

Share some Bitpinas love:By Nathaniel Cajuday8Ventures Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jay Ricky Villarante will join the list of investor-judges of Cable...

Facebook, Instagram Went Down for Hours as Bitcoin Advocates Took Shots

The social media giant’s major services went offline for hours today—a prime example of the weaknesses of centralized services, say crypto enthusiasts.
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