Blockchain is a list of records that are growing and which are connected or linked using a technology called cryptography. It is basically a design of an open ledger which is used to record the transactions between two parties in an efficient and permanent manner. The technology of blockchain has evolved over these years but it has maintained its position in the market as it still offers much more than the other technologies available in the market (Abrams & Agarwal, 2016). Following are some of the recent developments of blockchain that will leave you amazed. [Read more…]
WHAT IS CRYPTOJACKING AND HOW TO PREVENT IT?
Cybercrime is at an all-time high. Although, the entire tech industry is doubling down on security; efforts have still been ineffective to stop the evil.
One of the many reasons for that is because black hats are becoming more ingenious with their exploitative methods. Crypto jacking is one such example of their cunning minds. We can describe it as the unauthorised use of someone’s hardware to mine cryptocurrency. In simpler terms, it means that a program hijacks your computer, tablet or mobile phone and use the device to mine Cryptocurrencies. [Read more…]
Ethereum: Is Cryptocurrency Really Safe?
Cryptocurrency – it came, it saw, it conquered; and now it is facing a foreign invasion. Its defences were breached by hackers who managed to get away with 153,000 ethers, which are $32 million in current exchange rate. Parity Technologies faced this security hack in their multi-signature wallet software while normal wallets are safe as yet. Before this, CoinDash had to cancel their ICO after facing a $10 million hack. (Wilmoth, 2017) [Read more…]
The Burdens and Benefits of BlockChain
BlockChain is an innovation of technology that has taken the world by storm and revolutionized the concept of digital transactions. Primarily associated with Bitcoin, BlockChain technology has more tricks under its sleeves. According to popular definition, this chain is a storage space where transactions are stored in form of blocks which are interconnected in the form of chain; hence the name, BlockChain. It is also referred to as ‘Append-only data store’; that means you can only add data to the bank but cannot take it away. (Tennison, 2015) [Read more…]
Cryptocurrency Must Advance Past Speculation
Cryptocurrency, BlockChain, Digital Currency; these are the most circulating words these days in the financial echelons. The talk of the town! Bitcoin, LiteCoin, and Ripple in other corners. With the introduction of e-wallets and online payment systems, BlockChain technology found a big market for its propagation and eventually, a practical solution for safe money keeping in digital form. [Read more…]
Importance of CMS Maintenance
CMS or Content Management System is basically a set of related programs or software that is used nowadays to create and manage our digital content, such as websites.(Techtarget) CMS basically power these websites and enable them to make the necessary amendments in them with ease and without having to provide prior knowledge. (MTM, 2016) In this article we’ll focus on why CMS Maintenance is so important. [Read more…]
The launch of AlertCrypto (Public Beta)
AlertCrypto is a webapp that will give you a notification when your wallet has a certain value.
Ideal when trading crypto currency. I’m proud to announce that our latest development has just been released into public beta. [Read more…]
Cryptocurrency and Privacy – Is there anything called Anonymous Payments?
With the digitization of the world and everything around us, it was just a matter of time that our monetary affairs came in the fold of it. The transformation of trading payments from barter trade, to gold and silver coins, to paper money to credit cards has been an interesting journey. But to think, this was end has been negated big time with the introduction of new payment method called Cryptocurrency. [Read more…]
Digital wallets: The Evolution of online payments
World has been digitized in the true meaning of the word and nothing is there in the world you can point out which is outside the scaffolds of networking and digitalization. Payment methods in the form of digital wallets are no exception. The use of smart phones and the phenomenal growth of interconnectivity between individuals and companies have seen a boom in the last ten years. The phenomenon is engulfing the entire population of the world and there is no turning back. The introduction of networking and digital technology in the e-commerce has brought more than prosperity to the trading profession; it has opened doors for small business owners like never before. [Read more…]