Miscellaneous News and Updates

TOR Browser leaks actual IP address: Mandatory TOR update

TOR Browser leaks actual IP address

TOR web browser is excellent for hiding your actual IP address but a recent vulnerability exposes your real IP address to certain type of web pages. This vulnerability was discovered by an Italian security researcher, Filippo Cavallarin who said this is already an issue in Firefox which is what is used by TOR browser as well. For some reason, this issue is only faced by Mac and Linux users. Windows users need not worry about anything. Details of this flaw have not been revealed publicly.

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EthOS website is not secure: Do not use

EthOS is a popular operating system among miners. If you want an OS that makes ethereum mining dead simple, get EthOS. It is designed for noobs and uncomplicated people in mind but did you know that their website I not secure. The downoad link for EthosDistro is not secure at all and makes use of plaintext basic http authorization.

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Poloniex disables Zcash Wallet: ZEC Deposits and Withdrawals disabled on Poloneix

Poloniex is a popular crypto currency trading website and it has made an announcement on Zcash’s trading webpage that it has temporarily disabled Zcash deposits and withdrawals until they hear from Zcash team. Zcash is about 1.1-1.2x more valuable than much more popular Ethereum but has been losing its edge due to this. This is what the Poloniex has to say about this crypto currency on their website.

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How to use MyEtherWallet for storing Ethereum: MyEtherWallet Tutorial

If you are looking for an Ethereum wallet, you should definitely check out MyEtherWallet. It is the best choice if you do not want to give you private keys to a large organization such as coinbase or cex both of which hugely popular ethereum wallet providers. MyEtherWallet is built only for Ethereum – nothing else. Unlike coinbase and cex, it does not let you store other cryto currencies.

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Bitcoin crashed May 2017, here is why

Early risers on May 25, 2017 were shocked to see bitcoin price going down right spiral. As many experts predicted, the bitcoin bubble had bursted and the entire crypto currency market was shaking as if a huge earthquake had struck their place. So why did bitcoin crash?

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Prevent WannaCry Ransomware in 30 seconds: Block WannaCry Virus / Hack

If you run Windows, your PC is at risk in getting infected with WannaCry ransomware but there is an easy way of preventing your computer from getting infected. All you have to do is disable SMB to prevent against WannaCry attacks. SMB comes enabled by default on Windows which should be disabled if you want to prevent your PC from getting this nasty ransomware.

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