/ JPMorgan Extends Banking Services to Bitcoin Exchanges

Gemini, Coinbase are the bank’s first clients from the cryptocurrency industry

More on WSJ2020-05-12

/ Avior Market is Exit Scamming

Avior, a darkweb marketplace with a fairly insignificant userbase, is currently exit scamming. In early May, the creator of the market wrote that he had sold the market to a friend and that the friend is responsible for the ongoing exit scam.

More on Darknetlive2020-05-09

/ Twitter chief to donate quarter of his fortune to coronavirus fight

Dorsey, who co-founded Twitter in 2006 and went on to co-found payments company Square, tweeted on Tuesday that he was donating $1bn of Square shares to a charitable fund, called Start Small, to “fund global Covid-19 relief”.

More on The Guardian2020-05-07

/ We Chat, They Watch

How International Users Unwittingly Build up WeChat’s Chinese Censorship Apparatus

More on The Citizen Lab2020-05-07

/ Paul Tudor Jones Buys Bitcoin, Says He’s Reminded of Gold in 70s

“The best profit-maximizing strategy is to own the fastest horse,” Jones, the founder and chief executive officer of Tudor Investment Corp., said in a market outlook note he entitled ‘The Great Monetary Inflation.’ “If I am forced to forecast, my bet is it will be Bitcoin.”

More on Bloomberg2020-05-07

/ Zoom bomb: Vid conf biz to snap up Keybase as not-a-PR-move move gets out of hand

Things will change forever, nods ex-Facebooker Alex Stamos

More on The Register2020-05-07

/ Fake crypto-wallet extensions appear in Chrome Web Store once again, siphoning off victims' passwords

'Seriously sometimes seems Google's moderators are only optimized to respond to social media outrage'

More on The Register2020-05-06

/ Amazon VP Resigns, Calls Company ‘Chickenshit’ for Firing Protesting Workers

Tim Bray says the company has become 'toxic' and the firings are 'designed to create a climate of fear.'

More on VICE2020-05-04

/ ICANN Board Withholds Consent for a Change of Control of the Public Interest Registry (PIR)

Today, the ICANN Board made the decision to reject the proposed change of control and entity conversion request that Public Interest Registry (PIR) submitted to ICANN.

More on ICANN2020-05-01

/ Malicious USB Drives Infect 35,000 Computers With Crypto-Mining Botnet

Cybersecurity researchers from ESET on Thursday said they took down a portion of a malware botnet comprising at least 35,000 compromised Windows systems that attackers were secretly using to mine Monero cryptocurrency.

More on The Hacker News2020-04-24

/ Amazon Scooped Up Data From Its Own Sellers to Launch Competing Products

Contrary to assertions to Congress, employees often consulted sales information on third-party vendors when developing private-label merchandise

More on Wall Street Journal2020-04-23

/ ICANN delays .org sell off after California's attorney general intervenes at last minute, tears non-profit a new one over sale

DNS overseer accused of ignoring the very people it is supposed to represent

More on The Register2020-04-17