Cryptocurrency regulation is ‘inevitable,’ says IMF boss Lagarde

© Benoit Tessier / Reuters It’s only a matter of time before cryptocurrencies come under government regulation, according to the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde. “It’s inevitable,” she told CNNMoney, adding “It’s clearly a domain where we need international regulation and proper supervision.” She also noted that “there is probably …

Building a blockchain version of Twitter

OPINION: When Twitter was launched in 2007, even the founders had no idea what they had released. Co-founder Evan Williams said several years later that Twitter “was hard to define, because it didn’t replace anything”. In retrospect, we can see now that Twitter had invented a new internet platform for …

Cryptomining Supply Chain Attack Hits Government Websites

In the past 24 hours, Security researcher Scott Helme discovered that a third party accessibility plugin called ‘Browsealoud’ had their servers compromised. The plugin relies on a website including Javascript in their content in order to work. This compromise resulted in over 4,000 websites serving up cryptomining malware. The malware …

Panic rules lawless world of cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have fallen 70 percent from their record highs. The reason is that the market is too dependent on the mood of speculators, and not regulated like real money, analysts told RT. Read more Cryptocurrency market ruled by lawless code of Wild West – analyst “Cryptocurrencies have …