$1 million hack showcases best and worst of bitcoin

Bitcoin is often compared to the Wild West – a lawless, unregulated environment where anything can and does happen. But it’s not true that a lack of formal oversight and structured governance necessarily leads to anarchy, as the victim of one hacker found out. When Androklis Polymenis turned on his computer on the morning of …

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Protect your NXT

Creating a safe Nxt private key is no joke!  Your private key is derived from the passphrase you choose which is all that’s needed to gain access to your account. So, don’t use a joke passphrase. If you do, your account will inevitably get hacked and that’s no laughing matter! You must have a passphrase of …

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Basic computer security

Topics covered in this article is: Firewall / router OS updates Encrypted backups Using antivirus For an operating system to keep functioning in length, it should always be protected against malware and hackers (not to be confused with targeted hackers). This doesn’t have to be difficult or costly. With the right combination of simple free …

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