A new survey estimates that finance companies will invest as much as $1bn on blockchain initiatives related to capital markets in 2016.
An effort to thwart an attack on funds tied to The DAO, the ethereum-powered, smart contract-based funding vehicle, has grown more complicated.
Digital currency exchange operator Coinbase is weighing in on the ongoing crisis in the ethereum community over the fate of The DAO.
n n n Scams, suits and cyber-attacks, with and a little bit of ransomware thrown in-between. Its been a wacky week for Bitcoin and the DAO, and here are a few of the top stories Also read Industry Report Digital Currency is Booming Across the Globe LOCKY GETS ROCKY First, a little good news is in the mix. &8230nThe post Industry Report How Badly Was the DAO Attacked appeared first on Bitcoinist.net.n
n n n Cryptocurrency enthusiasts will recall the story of several hospitals being infected with Bitcoin ransomware earlier this year. A new study on how hospitals treat patient privacy and confidentiality shows how malware attacks are not the biggest concern. Poor security practices can be found everywhere, putting patient information at risk unnecessarily. Also read Necurs Botnet Resurfaces &8230nThe post New Report Shows Healthcare IT Security is On Wobbly Legs appeared first on Bitcoinist