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SEC Commissioner: We Are Focused On Protecting Investors from ICOs

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) views that all Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) should be regulated as securities but when asked if they will ban or regulate the market, an SEC commissioner made it clear he was not suggesting either option. Instead, the focus is on protecting investors from fraudulent investments. SEC Targeting ‘Fraudulent’ ICOs SEC commissioner Robert Jackson told ...

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HiddenMiner: Mines Monero on Android Devices While Protecting Itself From Discovery and Removal

Security firm Trend Micro has discovered a new strain of Android malware, calling it “HiddenMiner” because of the advanced techniques it employs to protect itself from discovery and removal. Like most cryptocurrency-mining software, HiddenMiner uses a device’s computing power to mine Monero. But according to Trend Micro, because there is no switch, controller, or optimizer in HiddenMiner’s code it will continuously mine Monero ...

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Protecting Ethereum JSON-RPC API with password

Preface This blog post is aimed to smart contract application developers and discusses how to securely run your Ethereum nodes behind a password for secure exposure over Internet. Go Ethereum (geth) is the most popular software for Ethereum node. The other popular Ethereum implementations are Parity and cpp-ethereum. Distributed applications (Dapps) are JavaScript coded web pages that connect to any ...

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