The FBI Arrested The Researcher Who Stopped A Major Cyberattack

August 6, 2017

It seems that anyone involved with WannaCry is running scared due to Marcus Hutchins’ recent arrest, who is facing charges over allegedly helping write and aide in the distribution of the Kronos banking malware in 2014. A grand jury indictment charged Hutchins with creating and distributing malware known as the Kronos banking Trojan.


Bitcoin facing a potential split

August 1, 2017

After ongoing debates over how to scale the digital currency called bitcoin, some people have decided to make an entirely new currency called Bitcoin Cash. This compares to 2,000 per second for Visa and means that at peak times bitcoin transactions can take hours to be fulfilled, inhibiting the currency.


US gains 222000 jobs in June; unemployment 4.4%

July 9, 2017

Trump’s celebration of the jobs numbers will probably also include a mention of this line from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ monthly report: “In June, mining employment grew by 8,000”. That’s the average monthly change in thousands – showing that the year-to-date average so far in 2017 has been a gain of about 180 jobs a month.