MetaMask 5.0 includes an optional setting that requires dapps to ask permission to view your account address.
Open-source software means anyone can look at the code, learn how it works and modify it. Think of it as the recipe for a cake. In some cases, you only get the cake (closed source). In others, you also get the recipe for how to make it, in which case you can determine what ingredients it has and learn how to make it on your own.
According to the blockchain testing company Whiteblock, the cryptocurrency and blockchain EOS might not be a Blockchain after all, but rather a cloud service for computation.
We are excited to announce the ZEP Token Private Beta for ZeppelinOS—a network that uses economic incentives to maintain a healthy ecosystem of secure smart contract applications. Starting with an initial group of projects, we are opening applications today for new projects and developers to join the Private Beta.
Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange BTCC is shutting down its mining pool business, BTCC Pool Limited, after four years in operation.
Citing the reason for the closure as "business adjustments," BTCC Pool said Tuesday that it will shut down all mining servers on Nov. 15 and will cease operations indefinitely from Nov. 30.
Cryptocurrency hackers have attacked one of the internet’s most used traffic analytics services, StatCounter, in order to siphon Bitcoin from users of online exchange desk Gate.io.
In a targeted attack, hackers breached StatCounter to such an extent that over 688,000 websites were caught loading the malicious script.
Seagate and IBM have partnered to build a blockchain distributed ledger to track tens of millions of hard drives as they move through the supply chain from array manufacturers to technology integrators.