Browsing the "Research" Tag

This Malware Has a Worrying Trick to Mine Monero on Cloud Servers

| Yogita Khatri

In an apparent first, a relatively new form of malware uninstalls security programs to avoid detection and mine crypto on cloud servers.

network, peer-to-peer

Adoption of Blockchain to Secure IoT Doubled in 2018, Says Gemalto

| Yogita Khatri

The use of blockchain technology to help secure internet of things data, services and devices doubled last year, Gemalto research suggests.

NASA Eyes Blockchain Tech to Secure Aircraft Flight Data

| Yogita Khatri

A NASA paper proposes using blockchain and smart contracts technology from Hyperledger to keep aircraft flight data secure.

Crypto Mining Malware Has Netted Nearly 5% of All Monero, Says Research

| Yogita Khatri

Hackers have mined at least 4.32 percent of the total monero in circulation, worth nearly $40 million today, according to new research.

US Department of Energy to Fund Blockchain Research Projects

| Yogita Khatri

The U.S. Department of Energy is offering funding of up to $4.8 million for fossil energy research, including blockchain applications.

IBM Says Blockchain Can Power ‘Open Scientific Research’ in New Patent Filing

| Zack Seward

A patent application from Big Blue hints at a blockchain solution for scientific research.

Israeli Startups Raised $600 Million Through ICOs in 2018: Report

| Aditi Hudli

A new report by research firm One Alpha found that, despite a general slowdown in the crypto market, Israeli startups continue raise funds from ICOs.

Hong Kong Stock Exchange: Existing Laws Should Apply to Blockchain

| Yogita Khatri

A Hong Kong Stock Exchange research report proposes that blockchain-based financial activities should be governed under existing regulations.

Nearly $1 Billion Stolen In Crypto Hacks So Far This Year: Research

| Yogita Khatri

The losses related to crypto hacks continue to rise sharply, with nearly $1 billion stolen in the first nine months of 2018, research suggests.

Crypto Hedge Fund Launches Are Soaring to Record Levels This Year

| Daniel Palmer

Despite the bear market in cryptocurrencies, crypto hedge funds are expected to comprise 20% of all hedge fund launches this year, research indicates.