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South East Asia’s first insured Bitcoin Fund launched to meet the growing institutional interest in Digital Assets | #Bitcoin | #BtitcoingSecurity | #BitcoinHacking

Singapore , March 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — South East Asia’s first insured Bitcoin fund, BCMG Genesis Bitcoin Fund-I (BGBF-I), has officially launched to address the growing global interest from institutional and corporate investors. This Bitcoin-only fund offers insurance coverage and underwriting for Public Offering Security Insurance (POSI), adding an…

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Vendor ransomware attack exposes patient information at South Carolina practice | #ransonware | #ransonwareattack

Hannah Mitchell – Monday, March 8th, 2021 Print  | Email Sandhills Medical Foundation notified patients that an external cloud vendor underwent a ransomware attack, exposing patients’ personal information, according to a news release.  On Jan. 8, the vendor informed the Jefferson, S.C.-based practice that it had experienced a ransomware attack. Cyberattackers…

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The FBI Should Stop Attacking Encryption and Tell Congress About All the Encrypted Phones It’s Already Hacking Into | #iossecurity | #ioshack | #iphonesecurity

Federal law enforcement has been asking for a backdoor to read Americans’ encrypted communications for years now. FBI Director Christopher Wray did it again last week in testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee. As usual, the FBI’s complaints involved end-to-end encryption employed by popular messaging platforms, as well as the at-rest…

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Non-Fungible Token Definition: Understanding NFTs | #Bitcoin | #BtitcoingSecurity | #BitcoinHacking

What Are Non-Fungible-Tokens (NFTs)? Non-fungible tokens or NFTs are cryptographic assets on blockchain with unique identification codes and metadata that distinguish them from each other. Unlike cryptocurrencies, they cannot be traded or exchanged at equivalency. This differs from fungible tokens like cryptocurrencies, which are identical to each other and, therefore,…

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