Even the most diehard Bitcoin evangelist struggles to answer this question. OK, maybe not the most diehard. But there are a lot of “believers” in the world’s first cryptocurrency who wouldn’t accept their wages in Bitcoin. Why not? Well, calculating taxes (not to mention, back taxes) on Bitcoin is pretty much a nightmare. It’s banned… Read More »
What’s In Your Cryptocurrency Wallet?
The Dark Web has been called a digital black market because that is exactly what is has become over the past few years. Websites and marketplaces on the Dark Web hide their owner’s identity and location using the Tor encryption tool. Also, every black market needs a currency that is easy to move around and hard… Read More »
Is a serial hacker stalking Rutgers University?
Since spring of 2014, Rutgers has been targeted by a hacker or group of hackers in a series of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. A DDoS attack uses a network of compromised computers called a botnet to access the targeted site simultaneously. The increase in traffic overwhelms the targeted network and causes it to… Read More »
Deep Dark Web Of The Internet Iceberg
The World Wide Web is a vast and always changing network of web pages. In the early days of the web there were no search engines, and people relied on finding information using pages with long lists of HTML links. It was cumbersome and links were often outdated. The development of automated search engines made… Read More »
Protecting Your Bitcoin Wallet from Virtual Pickpockets
Bitcoin is a form of worldwide electronic currency not tied to a specific country. This makes it a popular form of international trade, especially in countries where the local currency has little value. In November 2013, Bitcoins hit an all-time high of $1,124.76 US dollars. While the exchange rate has fallen in the last… Read More »