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Google stored unhashed G Suite passwords

Due to an error dating back to 2005, Google stored G Suite customers’ passwords on its servers in plain text, the firm wrote in a blog post. Free Google emails were not affected by this issue. The company usually hashes customers’ passwords so that it…

Former Paypal, Google Engineering Exec Joins Bakkt as Chief Product Officer

Mike Blandina, who has over 25 years of experience in payments and engineering, joined Bakkt as its new chief product officer. A former engineering executive at PayPal and Google will join the team behind the institutional digital asset platform Bakkt, the firm’s CEO Kelly Loeffler…

Smart Cities Offer Promises and Concerns Over Privacy

Smart cities promise new horizons, but there are privacy concerns. The promise is great for so-called smart cities, which will deploy a network of interactive sensors to achieve efficiency and innovation. The smart city vision includes driverless cars, renewable energy to aid a city’s power…

Google Searches For ‘Bitcoin’ Hit All-Time High In 2019

Bitcoin seems to be in the focus of the latest crypto news especially because of its weekly growth of 25% which saw it among the most popular cryptocurrencies this week. Aside from that, BTC is the most dominant cryptocurrency and the most popular out there.…

Google Search Requests for ‘Bitcoin’ Tripled During Recent Price Surge

The number of Google search requests for “Bitcoin” nearly tripled during the recent price spike. Google searches for “Bitcoin” nearly tripled during the recent price spike, according to Google Trends data. According to Google Trends, search requests for Bitcoin (BTC) jumped from roughly 30 to…

Tribeos Demos Bitcoin Cash-Powered Digital Advertising Marketplace

On April 3, digital advertising marketplace Tribeos published a demonstration of a software application that utilizes the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network. The ambitious platform plans to launch in Q3 of this year by unleashing one of the first fully transparent advertising applications. Also read: Bitcoin…

YouTube Reportedly Runs Malicious Ad for Bitcoin Wallet Electrum by Accident

Google-owned video-sharing platform YouTube reportedly ran a malicious ad for the Electrum Bitcoin wallet by mistake. Video-sharing platform YouTube purportedly ran a malicious advertisement for Bitcoin (BTC) wallet Electrum by mistake, according to a Reddit post published on March 26. Viewers interested in the advertisement…

Google Deletes Crypto Malware Targeting Blockchain.com, MyEtherWallet Users

The malicious Google Chrome web extension was tied to a fake token airdrop from cryptocurrency exchange Huobi. A Google Chrome browser extension tricking users into participating in a fake airdrop from cryptocurrency exchange Huobi claimed over 200 victims, a security researcher reported in a blog…

Crypto Comeback: One Simple Chart Proves Altcoin Season Is Upon Us

The entire cryptocurrency industry is buzzing now that Bitcoin may have bottomed and a number of altcoins have started to break through downtrend resistance and cause a spike in price. The sudden, powerful rallies in the altcoin market have led many crypto traders and analysts…