If you’ve been paying attention to cryptocurrency news, you’ve probably heard about a number of high profile “51% attacks”, which allow for instances of double spending on the blockchain. This post does a great job of understanding the Game Theory that has undergirded blockchain behaivor, and has been successful in dissuading these types of attacks […]
Bitcoin’s recent pricing slump gets all the headlines, but it’s not the only thing falling for the cryptocurrency. Block difficulty also saw a decrease, which hasn’t really happened to the cryptocurrency before.
Did a rise in cryptomining malware go undetected before the big Bitcoin price spike? Not if you used Vectra Cognito! Tom Hollingsworth looks at how this security platform is detecting a big malware trend on college campuses.
This week on the Gestalt IT Rundown, Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino discuss what the biggest stories of 2017 were, and how they will effect IT in the New Year.