Justin Caldwell

Crypto Exchange Coinmama Hacked, 450,000 Users Details Compromised
Hacks
Crypto Exchange Coinmama Hacked, 450,000 Users Details Compromised
One of the world’s largest crypto exchanges, Coinmama, experienced a breach in security on Friday, February 15th. The brokerage has more than 1.3 million users worldwide and shared that information for more than 450,000 accounts was leaked. Over 24 websites and nearly 747 million records were impacted by the global hack. Coinmama Confirms Breach Coinmama released its official statement saying, “Today, February 15, 2019, Coinmama was informed of a list…
Report Shows How Facebook Creeps on Ex-Employees and Users
Blockchain
Report Shows How Facebook Creeps on Ex-Employees and Users
A recent report released by CNBC shows that Facebook makes use of its own app to discover and handle perceived threats. In the report, more than ten ex-Facebook employees described details surrounding how the social media giant gathers intel. These former employees shared that Facebook tracks those it views as a threat to its offices or staff. A “BOLO” or “Be On the Lookout” is put out to alert current…
US Debt Exceeds $22 Trillion Why Bitcoin Matters
Governments
US Debt Exceeds $22 Trillion: Why Bitcoin Matters
For the first time in history, the United States has surpassed $22 Trillion in national debt. That’s Trillion with a capital T. As the national debt climbs sky-high, we are reminded as a world economy just how volatile our fiat currency is. A sad, but interesting experience is watching the national debt soar in real time. It’s a staggering view of the United States government’s lack of control. Enter: Bitcoin.…
Venezuelan Socialist Government Levies Massive Crypto Tax on Transactions
Governments
Venezuelan Socialist Government Levies Massive Crypto Tax on Transactions
Nicolas Maduro’s Venezuelan government has finally shown its true intentions as it drops a new tax on cryptocurrency. Those who perform crypto transactions will now face a 15 percent tax, which many describe as an opportunistic overreach of government power. Some suggest that the tax could be viewed as an act of tyranny. New Venezuelan Tax on Crypto Venezuela, the biggest oil producer in South America, is well-known as having…