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Ethereum Prices on Track for 35% Monthly Drop

Posted on July 30th, 2017.

It has been a difficult month for ethereum. The world’s No. 2 digital currency has lost a third of its value over the past 30 days following a series of cyber breaches targeting vulnerable wallets and ICOs. Ethereum Struggles to Regain Momentum Ethereum (ETH/USD) was trading near $197.00 Sunday at 6:30 BST, according to Bitfinex....



Coders Safeguard Vulnerable Ethereum Wallets Following Security Breach

Posted on July 25th, 2017.

Ethereum suffered large-scale security breaches last week after anonymous hackers targeted vulnerable wallets in the network, resulting in the loss of tens of millions of dollars. However, it didn’t take long for a volunteer group of coders to “rescue” the funds in 500 at-risk wallets before the same attackers could get...



Report: Publicly Disclosed Data Breaches are Increasing, Dramatically

Posted on October 3rd, 2015.

The 2015 Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) has revealed that the number of “publically disclosed” data breaches this year has increased significantly, leading to secondary crimes wherein the breached data is used for extortion, identity theft, fraud and other similar offences. The 2015 law enforcement-centric IOCTA...



U.S. Department of Energy Was Successfully Hacked 159 Times in 4 Years

Posted on September 14th, 2015.

In yet another instance that shows just how targeted Government agencies are, the U.S. Dept. of Energy has been attacked by hackers over 150 times between 2010 and 2014. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has had its computers breached by attackers nearly 160 times during a 48-month span up to 2014, according to documents obtained by...



The Top Five Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities for Businesses

Posted on August 29th, 2015.

Cyber crime is the biggest threat that any major financial or governmental organization face in today’s world. This form of crime is not physical, but ramifications of it are far more severe and ghastly than  conventional crime. Where physical attacks are threatening to loss of life of personnel, cyber crimes can put entire economies at...



UK Government, Intel, & Trend Micro Partner to Monitor Cyber Crimes

Posted on June 29th, 2015.

The United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency has contracted two security firms to provide minute-by-minute intelligence about tech crime. In an attempt to step up efforts to combat cyber crime last week, the super power teamed up with Intel Security and Trend Micro. The National Crime Agency hopes to obtain up-to-the-minute updates...

The team:
Dmitriy Lavrov
Dmitriy Lavrov is a professional trader, technical analyst and money manager with 10 years of trading experience. He covers Forex, Commodities and Cryptocurrencies. He is among the top 10 most Read More
Jonas Borchgrevink
Jonas Borchgrevink is the founder of and He is a serial entrepreneur, trader and investor. He shares his own personal journey on
Mate Csar
Trader and financial analyst, with 10 years of experience in the field. An expert in technical analysis and risk management, but also an avid practitioner of value investment and passive Read More
Mati Greenspan
Senior Market Analyst at
Rakesh Upadhyay
Rakesh Upadhyay is a Technical Analyst and Portfolio Consultant for The Summit Group. He has more than a decade of experience as a private trader. His philosophy is to use Read More
Pamela Meropiali
Account Manager
Pamela Meropiali is responsible for users on
Joseph Young
Joseph Young is a finance and tech journalist & analyst based in Hong Kong. He has worked with leading media and news agencies in the technology and finance industries, offering Read More